Dr. Kim Lam grew up in Houston, TX and graduated with the academic distinction of Cum Laude from the University of Houston, with a BBA in Business Management and a Minor in International Asian Studies in 2005. She loves to travel, including mission trips to the Dominican Republic and even taking residence in Korea, Puerto Rico, and New York.Dr. Kim Lam grew up in Houston, TX and graduated with the academic distinction of Cum Laude from the University of Houston, with a BBA in Business Management and a Minor in International Asian Studies in 2005. She loves to travel, including mission trips to the Dominican Republic and even taking residence in Korea, Puerto Rico, and New York.

Doctorate
Dr. Lam completed her optometric training and graduation with her Doctorate of Optometry at the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico in 2016. The University presented her with the Clinical Award for Excellence in Electro Diagnostics. There she served as Committee Chair for ‘Optometry Giving Sight’ and the ‘Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity’, providing eye exams to underserved areas all over the world. She was also an active member in both the National Optometric Association (NOA) and American Optometric Association (AOA). She also served in the AOA’s House of Delegates to fight for equal opportunity in optometric laws.

 

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Externships
She has completed externships in primary eye care at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Gainesville, FL as well as Omni Eye Services in Atlanta, GA, where she practiced specialty medicine in pre and post-op surgeries, glaucoma, corneal disease/injury, and retinal disease. She also worked in corporate optometry in NY.

Professional Memberships
Dr. Lam is Board Certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and is a professional member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association. She is fluent in Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as English.