John S. Kim, MD

John S. Kim, M.D.

Glaucoma and Cataract Surgeon

Specialty: Cataract, Glaucoma

Practice Locations: Blue Ridge, Chattanooga, TN, Cleveland, TN

Physician Bio:

Dr. Kim is an experienced and highly successful glaucomatologist and cataract surgeon. He brings the latest techniques and knowledge in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma to SouthEast Eye Specialists including Glaucoma Tube Shunts, ExPress Shunt, Trabeculectomy, iStent and Canaloplasty. He is a highly skilled cataract surgeon and performs small-incision phacoemulsification. Dr. Kim is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Kim joined SouthEast Eye Specialists in February 2015.

Undergraduate: Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Internship: Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, OH

Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Doctor of Medicine: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Indiana State Medical Association