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Dr. Bobby S. Korn, MD, PHD FACS
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Dr. Bobby S. Korn, MD, PHD FACS

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    Overview

    Bobby S. Korn, MD, PhD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist. His clinical expertise and interests include oculoplastic surgery, including cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelid and face; management of thyroid eye disease; eyelid and orbital tumors and cancers; disorders of the lacrimal outflow system; congenital birth defects, endoscopic forehead lifting; bulging or proptosis of eyes; reconstruction of eyelids post cancer removal and after trauma or injury, and skin rejuvenation.Dr. Korn has been consistently elected as a "Top Doc" in San Diego Magazines Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. He has also been selected by his peers as a Top Physician by U.S. News & World Report and Castle Connolly, Ltd.In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Korn is an active researcher and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and is lead editor of the book, Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, now in its second edition. He is the recipient of multiple awards including: American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, ASOPRS Research Award, Marvin Quickert Thesis Award, Star Award by AAO, Outstanding Teaching Awards from Medical Student and Residents. Dr. Korn is a professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He has also been invited to teach national and international lectures and courses. In his free time, he is a volunteer surgeon locally and internationally. He completed a residency in ophthalmology, serving as the chief resident and completed a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Korn attended the medical scientist-training program (MD/PhD) at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School where he studied under two Nobel Laureates. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons (FACS).UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/eyes/Pages/default.aspx or http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/plastic/Pages/default.aspx.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Surgeon

    Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Other Degree - Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Ophthalmologist

    Medical Degree - Professor of Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

    Languages

    Spanish

    Thai

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Medical Procedures Performed

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health

    9415 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92093

    (858) 534-6290

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest UC San Diego Medical Center

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6222

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Bobby Korn accepting new patients?

    Yes, Bobby Korn is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Bobby Korn offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Korn's office at (858) 534-6290 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Bobby Korn offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Korn's office at (858) 534-6290 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Bobby Korn speak?

    Bobby Korn speaks English, Spanish and Thai.

    Which board certifications does Bobby Korn have?

    Bobby Korn is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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