Dr. Tommy S. Korn MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tommy Korn is an ophthalmologist in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Other and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Korn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 47 doctors at Sharp Memorial Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Evidence-based medicine with emphasis on conservative, ethical approach, cataract

Hospital Affiliation

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1997 - 2000

Presbyterian Hospital (Dallas TX)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1997

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 2000 - 2001

Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 12 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cyanoacrylate repair of laser in situ keratomileusis corneal flap perforation by a snake bite.
Korn, B.S., Korn, T.S.

Decentration of the optical zone: centering on the pupil versus the coaxially sighted corneal light reflex in LASIK for hyperopia.
Wachler, B.B., Korn, T.S., Chandra, N.S., Michel, F.K.

Autologous allogeneic amniotic membrane grafting in Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Park, E., Korn, T.S., Vasani, S.N., Kikkawa, D.O.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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