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Judy E. Kim MD

Judy E. Kim MD


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Program: Retina

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

Research Experience

  • Biomarkers
  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Genetics
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Telemedicine
  • Community-based Participatory Reseach
  • Ocular imaging
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Vitrectomy
  • Leadership Positions

  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, Vice Chair
  • National Eye Health Education Program, Planning Committee
  • Community Partnerships

  • United Community Center
  • Carroll University
  • City of Milwaukee Health Department
  • Marquette University
  • Publications

  • Diagnostic accuracy and reliability of retinal pathology using the Forus 3nethra fundus camera compared to ultra wide-field imaging. (Darwish DY, Patel SN, Gao Y, Bhat P, Chau FY, Lim JI, Kim JE, Jose J, Jonas KE, Chan RVP, Mehta SD, Lobo AM) Eye (Lond) 2019 Jan 24 PMID: 30679873 01/27/2019    
  • Variability of Foveal Avascular Zone Metrics Derived From Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Images. (Linderman RE, Muthiah MN, Omoba SB, Litts K, Tarima S, Visotcky A, Kim JE, Carroll J) Transl Vis Sci Technol 2018 Sep;7(5):20 PMID: 30280005 PMCID: PMC6166903 10/04/2018    
  • Natural History of Drusenoid Pigment Epithelial Detachment Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Report No. 17. (Yu JJ, Agrón E, Clemons TE, Domalpally A, van Asten F, Keenan TD, Cukras C, Chew EY, Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Research Group) Ophthalmology 2019 Feb;126(2):261-273 PMID: 30142373 PMCID: PMC6348044 08/25/2018    
  • Progression of Geographic Atrophy in Age-related Macular Degeneration: AREDS2 Report Number 16. (Keenan TD, Agrón E, Domalpally A, Clemons TE, van Asten F, Wong WT, Danis RG, Sadda S, Rosenfeld PJ, Klein ML, Ratnapriya R, Swaroop A, Ferris FL 3rd, Chew EY, AREDS2 Research Group) Ophthalmology 2018 Dec;125(12):1913-1928 PMID: 30060980 PMCID: PMC6246813 08/01/2018       1 Citations
  • Plasma Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Concentrations after Intravitreous Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema. (Jampol LM, Glassman AR, Liu D, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Duh EJ, Quaggin S, Wells JA, Wykoff CC, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) Ophthalmology 2018 Jul;125(7):1054-1063 PMID: 29525602 03/12/2018    
  • Guidelines for Intraoperative Time-Out Before Corneal Scraping and Before Fluid–Air Exchange (Geoffrey G. Emerson, MD, PhD, Judy E. Kim, MD, Kirk H. Packo, MD, and Harry W. Flynn Jr, MD) Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases 01/26/2017    
  • High-Resolution Imaging of Intraretinal Structures in Active and Resolved Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. (Vogel RN, Langlo CS, Scoles D, Carroll J, Weinberg DV, Kim JE) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2017 01 01;58(1):42-49 PMID: 28055101 PMCID: PMC5225998 01/06/2017       2 Citations
  • CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE RAPID ACCESS VITREAL INJECTION GUIDE: A Handheld Instrument for Assisting Intravitreal Injections. (Han DP, McKenney KC, Kim JE, Weinberg DV, Musch DC, Singh RS) Retina 2017 Apr;37(4):778-781 PMID: 27491046 08/05/2016    
  • Update on Screening Recommendations for Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy. (Kim JE, Marmor MF) JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 07 01;134(7):849 PMID: 27258704 06/04/2016       1 Citations
  • EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT MONITORING MODALITIES IN THE DETECTION OF NEOVASCULAR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION: The Home Study, Report Number 3. (Chew EY, Clemons TE, Harrington M, Bressler SB, Elman MJ, Kim JE, Garfinkel R, Heier JS, Brucker A, Boyer D, AREDS2-HOME Study Research Group) Retina 2016 Aug;36(8):1542-7 PMID: 27243927 PMCID: PMC4961546 06/01/2016       6 Citations
  • Which Test Is the Best for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Screening? (Kim JE) JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Mar 17 PMID: 26987043 03/18/2016    
  • The Association of Statin Use with Cataract Progression and Cataract Surgery: The AREDS2 Report Number 8. (AREDS2 Research Group, Al-Holou SN, Tucker WR, Agrón E, Clemons TE, Sperduto RD, Ferris FL 3rd, Chew EY) Ophthalmology 2016 Apr;123(4):916-7 PMID: 26686966 PMCID: PMC4808327 12/22/2015       5 Citations
  • Association of Baseline Visual Acuity and Retinal Thickness With 1-Year Efficacy of Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema. (Wells JA, Glassman AR, Jampol LM, Aiello LP, Antoszyk AN, Baker CW, Bressler NM, Browning DJ, Connor CG, Elman MJ, Ferris FL, Friedman SM, Melia M, Pieramici DJ, Sun JK, Beck RW, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Feb;134(2):127-34 PMID: 26605836 PMCID: PMC5567793 11/26/2015       22 Citations
  • Comparison of Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema: Extrapolation of Data to Clinical Practice. (Heier JS, Bressler NM, Avery RL, Bakri SJ, Boyer DS, Brown DM, Dugel PU, Freund KB, Glassman AR, Kim JE, Martin DF, Pollack JS, Regillo CD, Rosenfeld PJ, Schachat AP, Wells JA 3rd, American Society of Retina Specialists Anti-VEGF for Diabetic Macular Edema Comparative Effectiveness Panel) JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Jan;134(1):95-9 PMID: 26512939 10/30/2015       29 Citations
  • Unilateral Perivascular Infiltrates in Lupus Retinopathy. (Warren CC, Gendy MG, Kim JE) JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 Jun;133(6):e145367 PMID: 26067692 06/13/2015    
  • Assessing the Effect of Personalized Diabetes Risk Assessments During Ophthalmologic Visits on Glycemic Control: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (Aiello LP, Ayala AR, Antoszyk AN, Arnold-Bush B, Baker C, Bressler NM, Elman MJ, Glassman AR, Jampol LM, Melia M, Nielsen J, Wolpert HA, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 Aug;133(8):888-96 PMID: 25996273 PMCID: PMC4924347 05/23/2015       16 Citations
  • Attempted auto-enucleation in two incarcerated young men with psychosis. (Reichstein D, Esmaili N, Wells T, Kim JE) Saudi J Ophthalmol 2015 Apr-Jun;29(2):172-4 PMID: 25892940 PMCID: PMC4398797 04/22/2015    
  • Repeated intravitreous ranibizumab injections for diabetic macular edema and the risk of sustained elevation of intraocular pressure or the need for ocular hypotensive treatment. (Bressler SB, Almukhtar T, Bhorade A, Bressler NM, Glassman AR, Huang SS, Jampol LM, Kim JE, Melia M, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Investigators) JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 May;133(5):589-97 PMID: 25719991 PMCID: PMC4496789 02/27/2015       25 Citations
  • SAFETY PROFILE OF OCRIPLASMIN FOR SYMPTOMATIC VITREOMACULAR ADHESION: A Comprehensive Analysis of Premarketing and Postmarketing Experiences. (Hahn P, Chung MM, Flynn HW Jr, Huang SS, Kim JE, Mahmoud TH, Sadda SR, Dugel PU) Retina 2015 Jun;35(6):1128-34 PMID: 25635575 01/31/2015       24 Citations
  • Postmarketing analysis of aflibercept-related sterile intraocular inflammation. (Hahn P, Chung MM, Flynn HW Jr, Huang SS, Kim JE, Mahmoud TH, Sadda SR, Dugel PU) JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 Apr;133(4):421-6 PMID: 25590968 01/16/2015       13 Citations
  • Assessing photoreceptor structure after macular hole closure. (Hansen S, Batson S, Weinlander KM, Cooper RF, Scoles DH, Karth PA, Weinberg DV, Dubra A, Kim JE, Carroll J, Wirostko WJ) Retin Cases Brief Rep 2015;9(1):15-20 PMID: 25525907 PMCID: PMC4554764 12/20/2014       2 Citations
  • Foveal contour changes following surgery for idiopathic epiretinal membrane. (Mathews NR, Tarima S, Kim DG, Kim JE) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014 Nov 13;55(12):7754-60 PMID: 25395487 PMCID: PMC4541481 11/15/2014       5 Citations
  • Microscopic inner retinal hyper-reflective phenotypes in retinal and neurologic disease. (Scoles D, Higgins BP, Cooper RF, Dubis AM, Summerfelt P, Weinberg DV, Kim JE, Stepien KE, Carroll J, Dubra A) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014 Jun 03;55(7):4015-29 PMID: 24894394 PMCID: PMC4078949 06/05/2014       16 Citations
  • Eight questions with Dr. Puliafito. (Kim JE, Puliafito CA) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina 2014 May-Jun;45(3):261-3 PMID: 24840533 05/21/2014    
  • Safety and complications of ocriplasmin: ocriplasmin, ocriplasmin; oh, how safe art thou? (Kim JE) JAMA Ophthalmol 2014 Apr 01;132(4):379-80 PMID: 24577332 03/01/2014       28 Citations
  • Randomized trial of the ForeseeHome monitoring device for early detection of neovascular age-related macular degeneration. The HOme Monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study design - HOME Study report number 1. (Chew EY, Clemons TE, Bressler SB, Elman MJ, Danis RP, Domalpally A, Heier JS, Kim JE, Garfinkel RA, Appendix 1 for AREDS2-HOME Study Research Group) Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Mar;37(2):294-300 PMID: 24530651 02/18/2014       17 Citations
  • Collaborative retrospective macula society study of photodynamic therapy for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. (Lim JI, Glassman AR, Aiello LP, Chakravarthy U, Flaxel CJ, Spaide RF, Macula Society CSC Collaborative Study Group, Research and Education Committee and Website Committee) Ophthalmology 2014 May;121(5):1073-8 PMID: 24439758 01/21/2014       58 Citations
  • Outcomes of macular hole surgeries for macular telangiectasia type 2. (Karth PA, Raja SC, Brown DM, Kim JE) Retina 2014 May;34(5):907-15 PMID: 24270919 11/26/2013       2 Citations
  • Randomized trial of a home monitoring system for early detection of choroidal neovascularization home monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study. (AREDS2-HOME Study Research Group, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Bressler SB, Elman MJ, Danis RP, Domalpally A, Heier JS, Kim JE, Garfinkel R) Ophthalmology 2014 Feb;121(2):535-44 PMID: 24211172 PMCID: PMC3918479 11/12/2013       57 Citations
  • Management of persistent subretinal fluid following retinal detachment repair. (Reichstein DA, Larsen BP, Kim JE) JAMA Ophthalmol 2013 Sep;131(9):1240-4 PMID: 24030339 09/14/2013       2 Citations
  • Medical malpractice claims related to cataract surgery complicated by retained lens fragments (an American Ophthalmological Society thesis). (Kim JE, Weber P, Szabo A) Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 2012 Dec;110:94-116 PMID: 23818737 PMCID: PMC3671368 07/03/2013       7 Citations
  • Exploratory analysis of the effect of intravitreal ranibizumab or triamcinolone on worsening of diabetic retinopathy in a randomized clinical trial. (Bressler SB, Qin H, Melia M, Bressler NM, Beck RW, Chan CK, Grover S, Miller DG, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) JAMA Ophthalmol 2013 Aug;131(8):1033-40 PMID: 23807371 PMCID: PMC4162127 06/29/2013       61 Citations
  • Aflibercept-related sterile inflammation. (Hahn P, Kim JE, Stinnett S, Chung MM, Dugel PU, Flynn HW Jr, Huang SS, Sadda SR, Mahmoud TH, American Society of Retina Specialists Therapeutic Surveillance Committee) Ophthalmology 2013 May;120(5):1100-101.e1-5 PMID: 23642742 05/07/2013       21 Citations
  • Methods and reproducibility of grading optimized digital color fundus photographs in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2 Report Number 2). (Danis RP, Domalpally A, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Armstrong J, SanGiovanni JP, Ferris FL 3rd, AREDS2 Study Group) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 Jul 08;54(7):4548-54 PMID: 23620429 PMCID: PMC3706107 04/27/2013       43 Citations
  • Randomized clinical trial evaluating intravitreal ranibizumab or saline for vitreous hemorrhage from proliferative diabetic retinopathy. (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network*) JAMA Ophthalmol 2013 Mar;131(3):283-93 PMID: 23370902 PMCID: PMC4217122 02/02/2013       44 Citations
  • Ocular hypertension following intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents. (Singh RS, Kim JE) Drugs Aging 2012 Dec;29(12):949-56 PMID: 23179897 11/28/2012       18 Citations
  • Comparison of film and digital fundus photographs in eyes of individuals with diabetes mellitus. (Gangaputra S, Almukhtar T, Glassman AR, Aiello LP, Bressler N, Bressler SB, Danis RP, Davis MD, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011 Aug 03;52(9):6168-73 PMID: 21571677 PMCID: PMC3176025 05/17/2011       17 Citations
  • Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) Study system for evaluation of stereoscopic color fundus photographs and fluorescein angiograms: SCORE Study Report 9. (Blodi BA, Domalpally A, Scott IU, Ip MS, Oden NL, Elledge J, Warren K, Altaweel MM, Kim JE, Van Veldhuisen PC, SCORE Study Research Group) Arch Ophthalmol 2010 Sep;128(9):1140-5 PMID: 20837797 PMCID: PMC2965070 09/15/2010       24 Citations
  • Randomized trial evaluating ranibizumab plus prompt or deferred laser or triamcinolone plus prompt laser for diabetic macular edema. (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, Elman MJ, Aiello LP, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Edwards AR, Ferris FL 3rd, Friedman SM, Glassman AR, Miller KM, Scott IU, Stockdale CR, Sun JK) Ophthalmology 2010 Jun;117(6):1064-1077.e35 PMID: 20427088 PMCID: PMC2937272 04/30/2010       758 Citations
  • Transconjunctival 20-gauge pars plana vitrectomy using a single entry cannulated sutureless system. (Kim JE, Shah SN, Choi DL, Han DP, Connor TB) Retina 2009 Oct;29(9):1294-8 PMID: 19696700 08/22/2009       12 Citations
  • Combined intravitreal anti-VEGF and verteporfin photodynamic therapy for juxtafoveal and extrafoveal choroidal neovascularization as an alternative to laser photocoagulation. (Han DP, McAllister JT, Weinberg DV, Kim JE, Wirostko WJ) Eye (Lond) 2010 Apr;24(4):713-6 PMID: 19498454 06/06/2009       12 Citations
  • Genetic and clinical evaluation of juvenile retinoschisis. (Kim JE, Ruttum MS, Koeberl MJ, Hassemer EL, Sidjanin DJ) J AAPOS 2009 Apr;13(2):215-7 PMID: 19393523 PMCID: PMC3926297 04/28/2009       4 Citations
  • Optical coherence tomography measurements and analysis methods in optical coherence tomography studies of diabetic macular edema. (Browning DJ, Glassman AR, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Danis RP, Davis MD, Ferris FL, Huang SS, Kaiser PK, Kollman C, Sadda S, Scott IU, Qin H, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) Ophthalmology 2008 Aug;115(8):1366-71, 1371.e1 PMID: 18675696 PMCID: PMC2748270 08/05/2008       88 Citations
  • A randomized trial comparing intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide and focal/grid photocoagulation for diabetic macular edema. (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network) Ophthalmology 2008 Sep;115(9):1447-9, 1449.e1-10 PMID: 18662829 PMCID: PMC2748264 07/30/2008       425 Citations
  • Radiologic findings in infected and noninfected scleral buckles. (Mansour AM, Han DP, Kim JE, Uwaydat SH, Sibai A, Medawar WA, Li HK, Rjeily JA, Salti HI, Bashshur Z, Hourani M) Eur J Ophthalmol 2007 Sep-Oct;17(5):804-11 PMID: 17932859 10/13/2007       4 Citations
  • Radiologic findings in infected and noninfected scleral buckles. (Mansour AM, Han DP, Kim JE, Uwaydat SH, Sibai A, Medawar WA, Li HK, Rjeily JA, Salti HI, Bashshur Z, Hourani M) Eur J Ophthalmol 2007 Sep-Oct;17(1):804-811 PMID: 28221524 09/01/2007    
  • Reproducibility of macular thickness and volume using Zeiss optical coherence tomography in patients with diabetic macular edema. (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, Krzystolik MG, Strauber SF, Aiello LP, Beck RW, Berger BB, Bressler NM, Browning DJ, Chambers RB, Danis RP, Davis MD, Glassman AR, Gonzalez VH, Greenberg PB, Gross JG, Kim JE, Kollman C) Ophthalmology 2007 Aug;114(8):1520-5 PMID: 17353052 PMCID: PMC2253719 03/14/2007       113 Citations
  • Neurofibromatosis type 2 in an infant presenting with visual impairment confirmed by genetic mutation analysis. (Kim JE, Ruttum MS) Retina 2005 Oct-Nov;25(7):938-40 PMID: 16205576 10/06/2005       1 Citations
  • Subconjunctival antibiotics for acute postcataract extraction endophthalmitis--is it necessary? (Iyer MN, Han DP, Yun HJ, Eastwood D, Kim JE, Connor TB, Wirostko WJ, Dev S) Am J Ophthalmol 2004 Jun;137(6):1120-1 PMID: 15183800 06/09/2004       16 Citations
  • Endogenous ocular nocardiosis. (Kim JE, Landon RE, Connor TB Jr, Kivlin JD) J AAPOS 2004 Apr;8(2):194-5 PMID: 15088059 04/17/2004       4 Citations
  • Voriconazole treatment of fungal scleritis and epibulbar abscess resulting from scleral buckle infection. (Kim JE, Perkins SL, Harris GJ) Arch Ophthalmol 2003 May;121(5):735-7 PMID: 12742860 05/14/2003       29 Citations
  • Retinal detachment in eyes undergoing pars plana vitrectomy for removal of retained lens fragments. (Moore JK, Scott IU, Flynn HW Jr, Smiddy WE, Murray TG, Kim JE, Vilar NF, Pereira MB, Jorge R) Ophthalmology 2003 Apr;110(4):709-13; discussion 713-4 PMID: 12689890 04/12/2003       60 Citations
  • Fluorescein angiographic findings in an infected scleral buckle. (Mansour AM, Bashshur Z, Han DP, Kim JE) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 2002 Sep-Oct;33(5):433-5 PMID: 12358300 10/03/2002       1 Citations
  • Clinical characteristics of central serous chorioretinopathy in women. (Perkins SL, Kim JE, Pollack JS, Merrill PT) Ophthalmology 2002 Feb;109(2):262-6 PMID: 11825806 02/05/2002       25 Citations
  • Tissue effects of subclinical diode laser treatment of the retina. (Pollack JS, Kim JE, Pulido JS, Burke JM) Arch Ophthalmol 1998 Dec;116(12):1633-9 PMID: 9869794 12/31/1998       54 Citations
  • Retinal detachment in patients with retained lens fragments or dislocated posterior chamber intraocular lenses. (Smiddy WE, Flynn HW Jr, Kim JE) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 1996 Oct;27(10):856-61 PMID: 8895207 10/01/1996       21 Citations
  • Endophthalmitis in patients with retained lens fragments after phacoemulsification. (Kim JE, Flynn HW Jr, Rubsamen PE, Murray TG, Davis JL, Smiddy WE) Ophthalmology 1996 Apr;103(4):575-8 PMID: 8618754 04/01/1996       28 Citations
  • Premacular hemorrhage as a sign of subacute bacterial endocarditis. (Kim JE, Han DP) Am J Ophthalmol 1995 Aug;120(2):250-1 PMID: 7639311 08/01/1995       9 Citations
  • Retained lens fragments after phacoemulsification. (Kim JE, Flynn HW Jr, Smiddy WE, Murray TG, Rubsamen PE, Davis JL, Nicholson DH) Ophthalmology 1994 Nov;101(11):1827-32 PMID: 7800364 11/01/1994       93 Citations
  • Last update: 01/29/2019
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