Rosa Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Education & Training

, Harvard University
, Stanford University
Publications

Morphological assessment of the retina in uveitis
Altaweel, MM, Gangaputra, SS, Thorne, JE, Dunn, JP, Elner, SG, Jaffe, GJ, Kim, RY, Rao, PK, Reed, SB, Kempen, JH & on behalf of the MUST Research Group, BOTMUSTRG 2016, Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, vol 6, no. 1, 33. DOI:

Cataract Surgery Outcomes in Uveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial
Sen, HN, Abreu, FM, Louis, TA, Sugar, EA, Altaweel, MM, Elner, SG, Holbrook, JT, Jabs, DA, Kim, RY & Kempen, JH 2016, Ophthalmology, vol 123, no. 1, pp. 183-190. DOI:

ENDOPHTHALMITIS AFTER INTRAVITREAL INJECTION: Role of Prophylactic Topical Ophthalmic Antibiotics
Li, AL, Wykoff, CC, Wang, R, Chen, E, Benz, MS, Fish, RH, Wong, TP, Major, JC, Brown, DM, Schefler, AC, Kim, RY & OMalley, RE 2015, Retina. DOI:

Factors Predicting Visual Acuity Outcome in Intermediate, Posterior, and Panuveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial
Kempen, JH, Van Natta, ML, Altaweel, MM, Dunn, JP, Jabs, DA, Lightman, SL, Thorne, JE, Holbrook, JT, Jaffe, GJ, Branchaud, B, Hahn, P, Koreen, L, Lad, EM, Lin, P, Martel, JN, Serrano, N, Skalak, C, Vajzovic, L, Baer, C, Bryant, J, Chavala, S, Cusick, M, Day, S, Dayani, P, Ehlers, J, Kesen, M, Lee, A, Melamud, A, Qureshi, JA, Scott, AW, See, RF, Shuler, RK, Wood, M, Yeh, S, Fernandes, A, Gibbs, D, Leef, D, Martin, DF, Srivastava, S, Begum, H, Boring, J, Brotherson, KL, Burkholder, B, Butler, NJ, Cain, D, Cook, MA, Emmert, D, Graul, JR, Herring, M, Laing, A, Leung, TG, Mahon, MC, Moradi, A, Nwankwo, A, Ostheimer, TL, Reed, T, Arnold, E, Barnabie, PM, Belair, ML, Bolton, SG, Brodine, JB, Brown, DM, Brune, LM, Galor, A, Gan, T, Jacobowitz, A, Kapoor, M, Kedhar, S, Kim, S, Leder, HA, Livingston, AG, Morton, Y, Nolan, K, Peters, GB, Soto, P, Stevenson, R, Tarver-Carr, M, Wang, Y, Foster, CS, Anesi, SD, Bruner, L, Ceron, O, Hinkle, DM, Persons, N, Wentworth, B, Acevedo, S, Anzaar, F, Cesca, T, Contero, A, Fitzpatrick, K, Goronga, F, Johnson, J, Lebron, KQ, Marvell, D, Morgan, C, Patel, N, Pinto, J, Siddique, SS, Sprague, J, Yilmaz, T, Sen, HN, Bono, M, Cunningham, D, Hayes, D, Koutsandreas, D, Nussenblatt, RB, Sherry, PR, Short, GL, Smith, W, Temple, A, Bamji, A, Coleman, H, Davuluri, G, Faia, L, Gottlieb, C, Jirawuthiworavong, GV, Lew, JC, Mercer, R, Obiyor, D, Perry, CH, Potapova, N, Weichel, E, Wroblewski, KJ, Latkany, PA, Coonan, C, Honda, A, Lorenzo-Latkany, M, Masini, R, Morell, S, Nguyen, A, Badamo, J, Boyd, KM, Enos, M, Gallardo, J, Jarczynski, J, Lee, JY, McGrosky, M, Nour, A, Sanchez, M, Steinberg, K, Stawell, RJ, Breayley, L, DSylva, C, Glatz, E, Hodgson, L, Lim, L, Ling, C, McIntosh, R, Morrison, J, Newton, A, Sanmugasundram, S, Smallwood, R, Zamir, E, Hunt, N, Jones, L, Koukouras, I, Williams, S, Merrill, PT, Carns, D, Richine, L, Voskuil-Marre, DL, Woo, K, Gaynes, B, Giannoulis, C, Hulvey, P, Kernbauer, E, Khan, HS, Levine, SJ, Toennessen, S, Tonner, E, Wang, RC, Aguado, H, Arceneaux, S, Duignan, K, Fish, GE, Hesse, N, Jaramillo, D, Mackens, M, Arnwine, J, Callanan, D, Cummings, K, Gray, K, Howden, S, Mutz, K, Sanchez, B, Ismetova, F, Prytherch, A, Seguin-Greenstein, S, Tomkins, O, Bar, A, Edwards, K, Joshi, L, Moraji, J, Samy, A, Stubbs, T, Taylor, S, Towler, H, Tronnberg, R, Holland, GN, Almanzor, RD, Castellanos, J, Hubschman, JP, Johiro, AK, Kukuyev, A, Levinson, RD, McCannel, CA, Ransome, SS, Gonzales, CR, Gupta, A, Kalyani, PS, Kapamajian, MA, Kappel, PJ, Arcinue, C, Chuang, J, Barteselli, G, Currie, G, Mendoza, V, Powell, D, Clark, T, Cochran, DE, Freeman, WR, Hedaya, J, Kemper, T, Kozak, I, Lemoine, JM, Loughran, ME, Magana, L, Mojana, F, Morrison, V, Nguyen, V, Oster, SF, Acharya, N, Clay, D, Lee, S, Lew, M, Margolis, TP, Stewart, J, Wong, IG, Brown, D, Khouri, CM, Goldstein, DA, Birnbaum, A, Degillio, A, Rosa, GDL, Ramirez, C, Simjanowski, E, Skelly, M, Castro-Malek, AL, Crooke, CE, Huntley, M, Nash, K, Niec, M, Pyatetsky, D, Ramirez, M, Rozenbajgier, Z, Tessler, HH, Davis, JL, Albini, TA, Chin, M, Castaño, D, Elizondo, A, Ho, M, Kovach, JL, Lin, RCS, Mandelcorn, E, Nguyen, JKD, Pacini, A, Pineda, S, Pinto, DA, Rebimbas, J, Stepien, KE, Teran, C, Elner, SG, Bernard, H, Fournier, L, Godsey, L, Goings, L, Hackel, R, Hesselgrave, M, Jayasundera, KT, Prusak, R, Titus, P, Bergeron, M, Blosser, R, Brown, R, Chrisman-Mcclure, C, Gothrup, JR, Saxe, SJ, Sizemore, D, Berger, J, Drossner, S, Dupont, JC, Maguire, AM, Petner, J, Engelhard, S, Hopkins, T, Lo, J, McCall, D, McRay, M, Salvo, R, Will, D, Xu, W, Windsor, E, Weeney, L, Pavan, PR, Albritton, K, Leto, J, Madow, B, Mayor, L, Pautler, SE, Saxon, W, Soto, J, Goldstein, B, Klukoff, A, Lambright, L, McDonald, K, Ortiz, M, Scymanky, S, Szalay, DD, Rao, N, Davis, T, Douglass, J, Linton, J, Padilla, M, Ramos, S, Rao, NA, Aguirre, A, Chong, L, Cisneros, L, Corona, E, Eliott, D, Fawzi, A, Garcia, J, Khurana, R, Lim, J, Mead, R, Tsai, JH, Vitale, A, Bernstein, PS, Carlstrom, B, Gilman, J, Hanseen, S, Morris, P, Ramirez, D, Wegner, K, Sheppard, JD, Anthony, B, Casper, A, Felix-Kent, L, Fernandez, J, Johnson, T, Scoper, SV, Cole, RD, Crawford, N, Franklin, L, Hamelin, K, Martin, J, Marx, R, Schultz, G, Webb, J, Yeager, P, Kim, RY, Benz, MS, Brown, DM, Chen, E, Fish, RH, Kegley, E, Shawver, L, Wong, TP, De La Garza, R, Friday, S, Rao, PK, Adcock, E, Apte, RS, Baladenski, A, Curtis, R, Gould, S, Hebden, A, Kambarian, J, Meyer, C, Pistorius, S, Quinn, M, Rathert, G, Blinder, KJ, Hartz, A, Light, P, Shah, GK, Vangelder, R, Kurinij, N, Prusakowski, N, Hubbard, L, Wittes, J, Barlow, WE, Hochberg, M, Lyon, AT, Palestine, AG, Simon, LS, Rosenbaum, JT, Smith, H, Acharya, NR, Boring, JA, Alexander, J, Friedman, DS, Adler, A, Burke, A, Katz, J, Reed, S, Ansari, H, Cohen, N, Modak, S, Ng, WP, Sugar, EA, Burke, AE, Drye, LT, Frick, K, Louis, TA, Shade, D, Pascual, K, Slutsky-Sanon, JS, Allen, A, Glomp, C, Hilal, Y, Nieves, MA, Stevens, M, Abreu, F, Casper, AS, Ewing, C, Hart, A, Lears, A, Li, S, Meinert, J, Morrison, V, Nowakowski, D, Reyes, G, Shade, DM, Smith, J, Steuernagle, K, Venugopal, V, Yu, T, Chen, P, Collins, K, Dodge, J, Frick, KD, Jackson, R, Jimenez, C, Landers, A, Livingston, H, Meinert, CL, Rayapudi, S, Shen, W, Shiflett, C, Smith, R, Tieman, A, Tonascia, JA, Zheng, R, Allan, J, Benz, WK, Domalpally, A, Johnson, KA, Myers, DJ, Won Pak, J, Reimers, JL, Chambers, G, Christianson, DJ, Fleischli, MA, Freund, J, Gama, V, Gangaputra, S, Glander, KE, Goulding, A, Hafford, D, Harris, SE, Hubbard, LD, Joyce, JM, Kruse, CN, Nagle, L, Padden-Lechten, GE, Pohlman, A, Remm, A, Shaw, RA, Sivesind, P, Thayer, D, Treichel, E, Warren, KJ, Watson, SM, Webster, MK, White, JK, Wilhelmson, T & Zhang, G 2015, American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol 160, no. 6, pp. 1133-1141.e9. DOI:

Morphologic assessment for glaucoma in the multicenter uveitis steroid treatment (MUST) trial
Gangaputra, SS, Altaweel, MM, Peng, Q, Friedman, DS, Rao, PK, Foster, CS, Kim, RY, Reed, SB, Srivastava, SK, Wong, IG & Kempen, JH 2011, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, vol 19, no. 4, pp. 267-274. DOI:

Use of nepafenac (Nevanac®)in combination with intravitreal anti-VEGF agents in the treatment of recalcitrant exudative macular degeneration requiring monthly injections
Chen, E, Benz, MS, Fish, RH, Brown, DM, Wong, TP, Kim, RY & Major, JC 2010, Clinical Ophthalmology, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 1249-1252. DOI:

Spectral domain optical coherence tomography as an effective screening test for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy (the "flying saucer" sign)
Chen, E , Brown, DM, Benz, MS, Fish, RH, Wong, TP, Kim, RY & Major, JC 2010, Clinical Ophthalmology, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 1151-1158. DOI:

Lucentis® using visudyne® study: Determining the threshold-dose fluence of verteporfin photodynamic therapy combined with intravitreal ranibizumab for exudative macular degeneration
Chen, E , Brown, DM , Wong, TP, Benz, MS, Kegley, E, Cox, J, Fish, RH & Kim, RY 2010, Clinical Ophthalmology, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 1073-1079. DOI:

Effects of AIN457, a fully human antibody to interleukin-17A, on psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and uveitis
Hueber, W, Patel, DD, Dryja, T, Wright, AM, Koroleva, I, Bruin, G, Antoni, C, Draelos, Z, Gold, MH, Durez, P, Tak, PP, Gomez-Reino, JJ, Foster, CS, Kim, RY, Samson, CM, Falk, NS, Chu, DS, Callanan, D, Nguyen, QD, Rose, K, Haider, A & Di Padova, F 2010, Science Translational Medicine, vol 2, no. 52, 52ra72. DOI:

Selected clinical comparisons of spectral domain and time domain optical coherence tomography
Luviano, DM, Benz, MS, Kim, RY, Fish, RH, Wong, TP, Kegley, EN & Brown, DM 2009, Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging, vol 40, no. 3, pp. 325-328. DOI:

Selected clinical comparisons of spectral domain and time domain optical coherence tomography
Luviano, DM, Benz, MS, Kim, RY, Fish, RH, Wong, TP, Kegley, EN & Brown, DM 2008, Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging, vol 39, no. 4 SUPPL..

Future laser approaches in melanoma treatment
Kim, RY, Gragroudas, ES & Young, LHY 2006, International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol 46, no. 1, pp. 27-39. DOI:

Long-term stability of circumferential silicone sponge scleral buckling exoplants
Brown, DM, Beardsley, RM, Fish, RH, Wong, TP & Kim, RY 2006, Retina, vol 26, no. 6, pp. 645-649. DOI:

Scleritis as the initial clinical manifestation of graft-versus-host disease after allogenic bone marrow transplantation
Kim, RY, Anderlini, P, Naderi, AA, Rivera, P, Ahmadi, MA & Esmaeli, B 2002, American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol 133, no. 6, pp. 843-845. DOI:

Surgical removal of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization without removal of posterior hyaloid: A consecutive series in younger patients
Lit, ES, Kim, RY & DAmico, DJ 2001, Retina, vol 21, no. 4, pp. 317-323.

Postoperative complications of pneumatic retinopexy
Kim, RY & DAmico, DJ 2000, International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol 40, no. 1, pp. 165-173.

Use of photodynamic therapy for treatment of ocular malignancies
Kim, RY & Young, LHY 1999, Ophthalmology Clinics of North America, vol 12, no. 2, pp. 167-176. DOI:

Systemic diseases manifesting as exudative retinal detachment
Kim, RY & Loewenstein, JI 1998, International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol 38, no. 1, pp. 177-195. DOI:

AB kxthrno subconjunctival sclerostomy in rabbits with an krbium: Yag laser and a side-firing probe: Acute clinical and histologic observations
Kim, RY, Bochow, TW, Berger, J, Marcellino, GR & DAmico, DJ 1997, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol 38, no. 4.

A study of topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drops and no pressure patching in the treatment of corneal abrasions
Kaiser, PK, Pineda, R, An, B, Brun, S, Burk, S, Kim, R, Krzystolik, M, Graham, K, Nguyen, Q, Rowe, S, Ryan-Graham, M, Smith, J, Vinals, A, Yoo, S & You, T 1997, Ophthalmology, vol 104, no. 8, pp. 1353-1359.