Dr. Terry Kim, Professor of Ophthalmology at Duke University Eye Center, received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed his residency and chief residency in ophthalmology at Emory Eye Center. He continued with his fellowship training in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. He was then recruited to Duke University Eye Center, where he serves as principal and co-investigator on a number of clinical trials and research grants from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Dr. Kim was formerly the Director of the Residency Program and Ophthalmology Fellowship programs and currently serves as Chief of the Cornea and External Disease Service and Director of the Refractive Surgery Service.
Dr. Kim’s academic accomplishments include his extensive publications in the peer-reviewed literature, which include over 200 journal articles, textbook chapters, and scientific abstracts. He is also the editor and author of 3 well-respected textbooks on corneal diseases and cataract surgery. Dr. Kim has delivered over 200 invited lectures both nationally and internationally. He has been the recipient of the Achievement Award and the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). His clinical and research work has earned him honors and grants from the National Institutes of Health, Fight for Sight/Research to Prevent Blindness, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation, Alcon Laboratories, and Allergan.