Dr. Rheela Kim graduated from UC Irvine with a bachelor of the arts degree in psychology and social behavior. She went on to work in the hospitality industry, before realizing her passion and interest in the health sciences. She pursued her doctorate in optometry and graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry.
Dr. Kim’s clinical training includes rotations at Crow Indian Health Services in Crow Agency, Montana, the Society for the Blind in Sacramento, California, and William Omni Eye Services in New Jersey and New York.
Dr. Kim is licensed in Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents and is certified to treat glaucoma in California. She is particularly fond of working with children and speaks Korean. During the examination, her commitment to providing the best possible eye care is evident in her efforts to educate her patients about their eye health.
Outside of her exam room, She enjoys soaking up the sun poolside or at the beach, and exploring new cities through food, coffee, and desserts.