Daniel Kim, MD

C U R R I C U L U M V I T A E

Specialty: Ophthalmologist (specializing in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery)

 

Offices: 41-61 Kissena Boulevard, Suite C-24, Flushing NY 11355 | t. 718-661-3800 f. 718-661-3812
540 Bergen Boulevard, Palisades Park NJ 07650 | t. 201-461-3970 f. 201-242-9061
235 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003 | t. 888-792-2020

 

Undergraduate Education: Cornell University (Bachelor of Arts, May 1988)
Major: Biology (Concentration in Genetics)

 

Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine

Degree: Doctor of Medicine, May 1992

Post Graduate Training: Internship: Preliminary Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital, NY
July 1992 – June 1993
Residency: Ophthalmology
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
July 1993 – June 1996
Fellowship: Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
July 1996 – June 1997

 

Board Certification:

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

November 1997
Re-Certified 2006

 

Professional Society Memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
New York State Ophthalmologic Society

Affiliated Hospitals:

The New York Flushing Hospital, NY
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ

Affiliated Surgery Center:

St. Mary’s Ambulatory Surgery Center, Palisades Park, NJ
(Medical Director)

Foreign Language Skills: Fluent in Korean and conversational in Spanish

Licensure:

New York – 194095
New Jersey – MA65006

Research Experience:

Summers 1983, 1985, 1987 – Mechanisms of Tumor Metastasis in B 16 Melanoma Cells – Preceptor: Christopher Stackpole, Ph.D. Department of Pathology, New York Medical College
Summer 1986 – Oncogenes in HTLV and Diagnosis of Infection Using ELISA – Preceptor: Kyu M. Lee, M.D., Ph.D. College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
September-October 1991 – Use of electrophysiologic and psychophysics testing to assess rod and cone function in early age-related macular degeneration – Preceptor: William Seiple, Ph.D. Department of Ophthalmology, NYU Medical Center
July 1995-June 1996 – Herpetic Eye Disease Study – Preceptor: Susan Stenson, M.D. Department of Ophthalmology, NYU Medical Center
July 1996-June 1997 – Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for the Treatment of Hyperopia – Preceptor: Sandra C. Belmont, M.D.

Presentations:

May 1992 Title: Electrophysiological and Psychophysical Assessment of Related Macular Degeneration Presented by: D. Kim, S. Dubovy, K. Holopigian, V. Greenstein, W. Seiple, R. Carr Form: Poster at ARVO, Sarasota, FL
February 1995 Title: The Aging Eye and Geriatric Ophthalmology Presented by: D. Kim Location: Grand Round, Department of Ophthalmology, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY
October 1996 Title: Very High-Frequency Ultrasound Analysis of a Phakic PC IOL Implant in Situ Presented by: D. Kim, D. Reinstein, R. Silverman, S. Belmont, A. Hatsis, G. Rozakis, D.J. Coleman Form: Paper at ISRS Pre-American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Chicago, IL
October 1996 Title: The Effect of Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy Following Penetrating Keratoplasty Presented by: D. Kim, K. Niksarli, S. Belmont Form: Paper at the Castroviejo Cornea Society Meeting, Chicago, IL
January 1997 Title: My Experience with Non-contact Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for the Correction of Hyperopia Presented by: D. Kim Location: Kang-Nam St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul, Korea Invited by Dr. Jae Ho Kim Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Catholic University Medical College
April 1997 Title: The Role of Suture Technique of Post-Keratoplasty Astigmatism Presented by: D. Kim, S. Belmont, D. Haight Form: Paper at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting, Boston, MA
May 1997 Title: Very High-Frequency Ultrasound Analysis of Lamellar Corneal Refractive Procedures Presented by: A. Cusumano, D. Reinstein, R. Silverman, D. Kim, S. Belmont, D.J. Coleman Form: Paper at ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 1997 Title: Phakic Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses for the Correction of High Ametropia Presented by: S. Belmont, D. Kim, A. Hatsis, C. Rozakis, D. Reinstein Form: Poster at ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 1997 Title: Computerized Corneal Topographic Analysis of Laser Thermal Keratoplasty in Low Hyperopes Presented by: D. Kim, S. Belmont, D. Reinstein Form: Poster at ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, FL
December 2004 Title: My Early Experience with Conductive Keratoplasty for the Correction of Presbyopia Presented by: D. Kim Form: paper at the Scientific Convention of Korean-American Medical Association, Desert Palm Springs, CA
October 2005 Title: Near and Distant Visual Outcomes with the Near Vision CK with Light Touch Nomogram for Treatment of Presbyopia Presented by: D. Kim Form: Paper at the Korean Ophthalmological Society, Seoul, Korea

Publications:

1). C.W. Stackpole, R.A. Omar, D.M. Fornabaio, Y. Kim Cytotoxic effect of RA 233 on hypoxic B 16 melanoma cells in Vitro. Cancer Letters; 1988, 42; 127-131.
2). C.W. Stackpole, M. Fornabaio, Y. Kim Selective fractionation of hypoxic B 16 melanoma cells by density gradient centrifugation. Cancer Letters; 1989, 44; 185-190.
3). A. Alterman, D. Fornabaio, Y. Kim, C.W. Stackpole The role of intratumor environment in determining spontaneous metastatic activity of a B 16 melanoma clone. Invasion and Metastasis; 1989, 9; 242-253.
4). C.W. Stackpole, A. Alterman, C. Angadi, Y. Kim, D. Fornabaio Differences in organization of metastatic and nonmetastatic tumors initiated by the same B 16 melanoma clones in mature and young mice. Clinical and Experiemental Metastasis; 1990, 8; 225-256.
5). M. Kim, T. Hahr, J.H. Kim, D. Kim Topical Liquifilm Tears treatment for dry eye disorders. The New Medical Journal; 1991, 34; 69-74.
6). D. Kim, D. Reinstein, R. Silverman, D. Najafi, S. Belmont, A. Hatsis, G. Rozakis, D.J. Coleman Very High-Frequency Ultrasound Analysis of New Phakic Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens in Situ. American Journal of Ophthalmology; 1998, 125; 725-729

Certifications:

Summit Technology Excimer laser for Photorefractive Keratectomy (October 1996)
VISX PRK (June 1997) PRK with astigmatism & high myopia (February 1998) Hyperopic astigmatism (November 2000) CustomVue (November 2003) VISX Fourier Wavefront Upgrade (January 2005)
Chiron Vision LASIK Lamellar refractive surgery course (April 1998)
Refractec Conductive Keratoplasty (June 2004)
Community & Professional Services: Medical Commentator, Radio Seoul AM 1480 Station (1997-2004)
Medical Commentator, Ophthalmic Section, The Korea Times (1997-2002)
Volunteer, Health Reach Program, Queens NY (2000-2002)
Voluntary Ophthalmologist, Lion’s Club (2000-present)
Convention Chair, Korean-American Medical Association (2004, 2006)
Associate Executive Vice President, Korean-American Medical Association (2005-2007)
Member, The Advisory Council on Democratic and Peaceful Unification, New York Area Councils (2003)
Advisory Board Member, Korean-American Community Foundation (2004-2007)
President, Association of Korean-American Medical Graduates (2003-2005)
President, Korean-American Medical Association (2008)
Chairman of the Board, Korean-American Medical Foundation (2008-2011)
President, Korean-American Physicians Association of NY (2013)
Board Member, Vision Care Service USA (2009-present)
Board Member, The Beautiful Foundation USA (2010-2013)
Board Member, Korean-American Physicians IPA (2010-present)