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Terry Kim, MD

Corneal Specialist, Ophthalmologist

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Call for an Appointment
919-660-5071
Vision Correction
Board Certified
American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Where I See Patients
Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center - Durham, NC
Duke Eye Center - Durham, NC
Duke Eye Center at Page Road - Durham, NC
My Locations
Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center
120 E Carver St
Durham, NC 27704-2700
Use My Current Location to calculate the distance to this facility.
This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Eye Center
2351 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705-4699
Use My Current Location to calculate the distance to this facility.
This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Eye Center at Page Road
4709 Creekstone Dr
Durham, NC 27703-0016
Use My Current Location to calculate the distance to this facility.
This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
About Me

My clinical practice focuses on the surgical treatment of patients who have cataracts, corneal problems, and those who are looking to get out of their contacts and/or glasses. I’m a professor of ophthalmology and the division chief for cornea and refractive surgery. I find my work extremely rewarding. It’s a special experience and privilege to help give patients their vision back. I grew up studying classical piano, which has interestingly been a positive factor in developing my manual dexterity for both hands. I enjoy music in general and DJ for our ophthalmology meetings across the country and the world.

Languages I Speak
English
Call for an Appointment
919-660-5071
Vision Correction
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.69 out of 5
604 ratings, 99 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Fellowship
Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Wills Eye Hospital (Pennsylvania), 1996-1997
Residency
Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine (Georgia), 1993-1996
Education
MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1992
Clinical Focus and Research
My Research Interests

I’ve been very involved in research in the past, most of which has focused on wound healing in the eye. Now my main focus is to foster clinical and basic science research activities amongst our cornea faculty. Improving patient care is extremely important to me, and I try to cultivate research that directly contributes to this goal.

Publications
View my publications on PubMed
Insurance Accepted

Visit planforduke.com to view the full list of plans Duke Health will accept in 2020 from each carrier or network.

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Behavioral Health (*Limited eligibility)
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
    • *Please call Cigna Behavioral Heath to see if the provider is participating in your plan.

  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • Experience Health
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any copayments, co–insurance, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has an outside financial interest with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Abbott Medical Optics
  • Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • Avellino Labs
  • Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec
  • CorneaGen
  • Dompe
  • Eyenovia
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kala Pharmaceuticals
  • NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
  • Ocular Therapeutix Inc.
  • Omeros Corporation
  • Powervision
  • Presbyopia Therapies
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Simple Contacts
  • Tearlab