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Tyson Kim


Cornea and refractive surgery specialist

  • Education

    UCSF/UC Berkeley, Bioengineering PhD, 2012

    UCSF, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    University of Michigan, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, 2018

  • Fellowships

    Anne Bates Leach Eye / Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 2019

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    152 Ratings
    About our process
    Nov 15, 2023
    Dr. Kim was dealing with many urgent cases and despite this was able to hear me and my concerns.
    Oct 30, 2023
    Dr kim is the most caring Dr I have ever had. He is a gem
    Sep 16, 2023
    Dr. Kim was attentive and helpful.
    Aug 14, 2023
    Dr Tyson Kim is a gem
    Aug 12, 2023
    Dr. Kim is the best
    Jul 31, 2023
    Dr Kim was professional courteous and empathetic. He will provide backup support for my chemo treatments that can have bad ocular side effects and he made me feel that he is a supportive part of my medical team.
    Jul 22, 2023
    Thank you! Dr. Kim showed his concern for my situation was attentive and asked questions about what I want and think will work best for me. He discussed treatment options risks benefits and rationale and overall his presence felt reassuring. A very good experience.
    Jul 19, 2023
    He explained very well how many times to apply which drop and protect eyes with sunglasses.
    Jun 26, 2023
    He listen to my concerns and answer my questions and explained very well what and how procedure will be done.
    Jun 19, 2023
    Dr Kim comprehensive explanations put me at ease so that I feel equipped to make decisions about surgery and choosing the right lenses for me.
    Jun 15, 2023
    Dr Kim took as much time as we needed to make a decision on surgery and answered all of our questions
    Jun 10, 2023
    Dr. Kim was excellent!
    Jun 03, 2023
    Best people! UCSF delivers incredible care. The team saved my eye and my sight recovered.
    May 20, 2023
    I have an amazing doctor.
    May 15, 2023
    Dr. Kim is terrific.
    Apr 29, 2023
    Initial consultation appt exceeded expectations from the doctor. Very thoroughly described my condition to me and gave what information was available.
    Apr 10, 2023
    Dr. Kim is a true professional and stellar in his expertise. His manners are impeccable and warm and it is always a joy to see him and be in his care.
    Apr 08, 2023
    Dr. Kim is the best!!
    Apr 07, 2023
    The visit with Dr. Kim was extraordinary. Thank you!
    Apr 01, 2023
    Very Courteous people. I liked it very much. Thank you.
    Mar 25, 2023
    Dr Kim was professional and showed kindness and concern for my medical condition.
    Mar 04, 2023
    Dr Kim is the best! He is very compassionate thorough & a great educator.
    Jan 30, 2023
    Cataract surgery comes with a lot of questions - risks options types of lenses and more. I am grateful that my care giver and team spent so much time analyzing my condition and then explaining my options in simple plain terms.
    Jan 16, 2023
    I have had this operation in my other eye three times and I have never had a doctor explain everything he was going to do why and how. Dr. Kim explained everything so I could really understand the procedure. He has a great personality.
    Dec 17, 2022
    Dr. Kim is exceptionally thorough knowledgeable and kind. Love him!
    Oct 18, 2022
    Very satisfied with Dr. Kim. I have already recommended him to others.
    Sep 25, 2022
    Dr Kim is one of the most polite and respectful doctors I've ever come across. He's very thorough in the care and patient with questions as well as so very knowledgeable!
    Sep 10, 2022
    Aug 27, 2022
    Nurse very helpful
    Jul 16, 2022