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Leo A. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Photo of Leo A. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Specialty: Retina
Phone Number: 617-391-5896
Location: 243 Charles Street
Retina Service
Boston, MA 02114
Office Hours: Please call for information
Location: Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Consultants
3 Woodland Road, Suite 210
Stoneham, MA 02180
Office Hours: 781-662-5520
Board Certification: Ophthalmology
Graduate School Yale University School of Medicine
Medical School Yale University School of Medicine
Residency USC Doheny Eye Institute (Ophthalmology)
Fellowship USC Doheny Eye Institute (Retina and Vitreous Surgery)
Teaching Affiliation Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Biographical Profile:

Dr. Leo Kim is a retina surgeon and researcher who is a member of the K12 Harvard Vision Clinician Scientist Development Program. His research focuses on discovering new methods of delivering therapeutic agents in treatment of eye disease, particularly those involving angiogenesis, or the growth of abnormal blood vessels in the eye.

Dr. Kim has received multiple awards and honors, including the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award in 2010.

Dr. Kim conducts his practice in retinal disease at Mass. Eye and Ear's main campus on Charles Street and at the Mass. Eye and Ear Retina Consultants office on Woodland Road in Stoneham, Mass.


A representative list (2006 - 2012) is available through

Kim LA, Khurana RN, Parikh JG, Rao NA. Melanin-laden macrophages in the CSF to diagnose Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada simulating ocular syphilis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2008 Jan-Feb; 16(1): 59-61.

Thomas BB, Shi D, Khine K, Kim LA, Sadda SR. Modulatory influence of stimulus parameters on optokinetic head-tracking response. Neurosci Lett. 2010 Jul 26; 479 (2) :92-6.

To learn more about Dr. Kim, click here to read his “Meet a Specialist” profile.