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Texas Medical Center
The Woodlands

Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands)
Fax: 832-825-4776


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street
5th Floor - Suite 510
Houston, TX 77030

Eric Joseph Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthamology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Mayo Clinic - College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology 2021
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Ophthalmology 2020
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Internal Medicine 2017
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2016


Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. A native Houstonian, he graduated cum laude from Rice University with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering. He received his medical degree, internship, and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by an apprenticeship in pediatric cornea, cataract, and glaucoma surgery with Dr. Bibiana Reiser at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Kim has published numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and presented at national meetings.

Clinical and Research Interests:

Pediatric cornea, cataract, glaucoma, and refractive surgery

Pediatric and adult strabismus



Organization Name Role
American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Member
Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) Co-Investigator

Selected Publications

Kim EJ, Martinez CE, Klyce SD, Weikert MP. Keratometry and Topography. In: Krachmer JH, Mannis MJ, Holland EJ, eds, Cornea: Fundamentals, Diagnosis, and Management. 5th Edition. Mosby Elsevier 2021.

Kim EJ, Weikert MP. Using vector analysis to calculate surgically induced astigmatism and refractive change. In: Febbraro JL, Khan H, Koch DD, eds, Surgical Correction of Astigmatism. Springer 2018.

Kim EJ, Sajjad A, Montes de Oca I, Koch DD, Wang L, Weikert MP, Al-Mohtaseb Z. Refractive outcome after multifocal intraocular lens exchange. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2017;43:761-6.

Brunin GM, Sajjad A, Kim EJ, Montes de Oca I, Weikert MP, Wang L, Koch DD, Al-Mohtaseb Z. Secondary intraocular lenses: complication rates, visual acuity, and refractive outcomes. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2017;43:369-76.

Kim EJ, Brunin GM, Al-Mohtaseb ZN. Lens placement in the absence of capsular support: scleral-fixated versus iris-fixated IOL versus ACIOL. International Ophthalmology Clinics 2016;56:93-106.

Kim EJ, Montes de Oca I, Wang L, Weikert MP, Koch DD, Khandelwal SS. Repeatability of posterior and total corneal curvature measurements with a dual Scheimpflug-Placido tomographer. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2015;41:2731-8.

Kim EJ, Berg JP, Weikert MP, Kong L, Hamill MB, Koch DD, Yen KG. Scleral-fixated capsular tension rings and segments for ectopia lentis in children. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2014;158:899-904.

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