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Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

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Overview

Dr. Samuel Kim, MD is a ophthalmology specialist in Eastvale, CA. Dr. Kim completed a residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He currently practices at Pacific Eye Institute and is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Kim is board certified in Ophthalmology.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Eastvale Office
    12442 Limonite Ave Unit 200, Eastvale, CA 91752 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (951) 737-4000
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Upland
    555 N 13th Ave, Upland, CA 91786 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (909) 982-8846
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3
    Hesperia Office
    11959 Mariposa Rd, Hesperia, CA 92345 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 956-1100
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
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Treatment frequency



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Diabetic Cataracts Chevron Icon
Diabetic Retinopathy Chevron Icon
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Eyelid Spasm Chevron Icon
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Floaters Chevron Icon
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Keratitis Chevron Icon
Macular Edema Chevron Icon
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Pinguecula Chevron Icon
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) Chevron Icon
Retinal Cysts Chevron Icon
Retinal Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
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Retinal Telangiectasia Chevron Icon
Retinoschisis Chevron Icon
Tear Duct Disorders Chevron Icon
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Visual Field Defects Chevron Icon
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair) Chevron Icon
Vitreoretinal Surgery Chevron Icon
Vitreous Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
All Headaches (incl. Migraine) Chevron Icon
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Chevron Icon
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Chevron Icon
Chalazion Chevron Icon
Chorioretinitis Chevron Icon
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM) Chevron Icon
Conjunctival Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
Contusion of the Eyeball Chevron Icon
Cornea Surgery Chevron Icon
Cornea Transplant Chevron Icon
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid Chevron Icon
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis Chevron Icon
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis) Chevron Icon
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Eye Surgery Chevron Icon
Eye Test Chevron Icon
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Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis Chevron Icon
Focal Laser Photocoagulation Chevron Icon
Foreign Body in Eye Chevron Icon
Foreign Body Removal from Eye Chevron Icon
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia Chevron Icon
Hyphema Chevron Icon
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Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery Chevron Icon
Intravitreal Injection Chevron Icon
Lazy Eye Chevron Icon
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Migraine Chevron Icon
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Optic Neuritis Chevron Icon
Orbital Cellulitis Chevron Icon
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye Chevron Icon
Pterygium Chevron Icon
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic Chevron Icon
Retina Diseases Chevron Icon
Retinal Dystrophy Chevron Icon
Retinal Ischemia Chevron Icon
Retinal Vein Occlusion Chevron Icon
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) Chevron Icon
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Chevron Icon
Scleral Buckling Chevron Icon
Stye Chevron Icon
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Uveitis and Iridocyclitis Chevron Icon
Vascular Disease Chevron Icon
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Desert Oasis Healthcare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

About Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
Specialties
Years of Experience
  • 11 years of experience
Years of Experience
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Languages Spoken
  • English, Korean and Spanish
Languages Spoken
Gender
  • Male
Gender
NPI Number
  • 1720379100
NPI Number
A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

Education & Certifications

Fellowship
  • Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center/Retina Group of Washington
Fellowship
Residency
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
Residency
Internship
  • Kettering Medical Center
Internship
Medical Education
  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
Medical Education
Undergraduate School
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY
Undergraduate School
Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Admitting Hospitals
Admitting Hospitals

Admitting hospitals are where the provider is credentialed to see patients, perform procedures, and send patients for continuous care.

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center

Patient Satisfaction

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Samuel Kim, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kim is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

Dr. Kim has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

Dr. Kim has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

Dr. Kim has seen patients for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear and Macular Hole, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

Dr. Kim speaks Korean and Spanish.

12 patients have reviewed Dr. Kim. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kim.

Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kim, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kim appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.