Originally from Guam, Dr. Kim attended University of California at Berkeley where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, and received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry. During her optometry school, she was inducted in the Beta Sigma Kappa honor society and served as both as an elected officer for her optometry class and a vision screening coordinator for her school chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists.
Upon receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree, Dr. Kim went on to complete her residency training at the University of Houston College of Optometry, specializing in pediatric and binocular vision. Afterwards, she remained at the College as a research assistant professor for many years, where she gained extensive experience working with school aged children as a study optometrist for several National Institute of Health funded clinical investigations. Dr. Kim performs routine eye exams for patients of all ages, but especially enjoys working with children.
In her free time, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys serving at the Lions Lighthouse clinic as a volunteer doctor for low-income families. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association.
Learn more about Dr Kim: A conversation with Dr. Aliene Kim – new to Family Eye Care of Atlanta.