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Denise Sujin Kim, MD

Healthcare Professional
Assistant Professor
Kellogg Eye Center
Elevator B Floor 3, 1000 Wall St
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Denise S. Kim, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology with a specialty practice in orbital and ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Kim completed her medical training at the University of Michigan Medical School followed by an ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. She then completed an intensive two-year fellowship in adult and pediatric Oculoplastics, Orbital, and Cosmetic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Kim specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with eyelid and orbital disorders, including surgery for ptosis and dermatochalasis (drooping lids), ectropion/entropion/epiblepharon (malposition of eyelid), and lacrimal (tear drain) disorders; Mohs reconstruction for periorbital skin cancer; repair of the eyelid and orbital trauma; Botox injections for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm; surgical treatment and medical therapy with Tepezza for thyroid eye disease; and optic nerve sheath fenestration for idiopathic intracranial hypertension.


Representative Publications:

Thyrotropin Receptor and CD40 Mediate Interleukin-8 Expression in Fibrocytes: Implications for Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy (An American Ophthalmological Society Thesis)

Rituximab (Rituxan) Therapy for Severe Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy Diminishes IGF-1R (+) T Cells

Teprotumumab for Optic Neuropathy in Thyroid Eye Disease

Vision Loss After Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Secondary to Orbital Sarcoid Mass