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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Matthew Kim, MD

Specialty
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, Korean, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physicians
Address
Terry & Kim Eye Institute
270 Laguna Road
Suite 100
Fullerton, CA 92835
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Terry & Kim Eye Institute
270 Laguna Road
Suite 100
Fullerton, CA 92835
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 525-2375
Fax
(714) 871-9280

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Creighton University School of Medicine
    • Internship
      University of Illinois Medical Center
    • Internship
      James Brown VA Medical Center
    • Residency
      Loyola University Medical Center
    • Residency
      Edward Hines Jr. VA Medical Center
    • Fellowship
      UCI
    • Fellowship
      Long Beach VA Medical Center
    Areas of Interest
    Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplantation, Surgery
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Matthew Kim is a fellowship trained corneal surgeon who has an extensive experience in corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeries.  He was involved with Femtosecond Laser Assisted Corneal Transplant, Endothelial Corneal Transplant, and Wavefront-Guided LASIK surgeries during his prestigious corneal fellowship at Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at University of California, Irvine with his mentors: Drs. Roger F.  Steinert and Ronald Gaster.  Dr. Matthew Kim was the first private practice ophthalmologist to perform the implantable miniature telescope (IMT) in advanced macular degeneration patients in Orange County, CA.  He has been an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society member since his third year in medical school and graduated cum laude from Creighton University School of Medicine (Top 10% of the graduating class).  He is also a recipient of Dr. Frederick J. de la Vega Scholarship for outstanding academic performance at Creighton Medical School.  Annually, Dr. Matthew Kim is involved with Access OC Health Fair to provide surgical services to underserved and uninsured populations of Orange County.  He is a proud father of two lovely daughters and a husband to the head fashion designer of Velvet by Graham & Spencer.

    "As a cornea and refractive surgery specialist, I believe in giving the best care possible to improve one's vision and life. I listen first and discuss reasonable treatment options with all of my patients. I will provide the latest proven surgical and medical treatment options for your eye problems. My staff is there to assist you and serve your needs. We want to maximize your positive experience with us."
                                                                      Matthew H. Kim, M.D.