Practice Locations

  • Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health
    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7:45 AM - 2:00 PMClosed Today
    9415 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093
    US
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
    Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours
    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Bobby S. Korn, MD, PhD, FACS

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 Magazine's "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).

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Internship

  • Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Thai

Date Joined Staff

  • 2005-07-17

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Eyelid and Orbital Tumors and Cancers
  • Juvederm Fillers for Facial Wrinkles
  • Botox and Restylane
  • Cosmetic/Reconstructive Surgery-Eyelid/Face
  • Disorders of the Lacrimal/Tear Outflow System
  • Management of Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Bulging or Proptosis of Eyes
  • Facial Surgery
  • Vascular Disorders
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted