Kevin Suk, MD

Specialties

  • Retina Disease/Surgery

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Lincoln Heights
2400 North Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031
323.221.6186

Friendly Eye Medical Group & Acuity Eye Group - La Palma
5451 La Palma Ave
Suite 44
La Palma, CA 90623
714.521.2290

Retina Institute & Acuity Eye Group - Downey
11525 Brookshire Ave
Suite 201A
Downey, CA 90241
562.862.6200

Retina Institute & Acuity Eye Group - Garden Grove
12828 Harbor Blvd.
Suite 305
Garden Grove, CA 92840
714.534.8100

Retina Institute & Acuity Eye Group - Huntington Beach
18582 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.843.5700

Dr. Kevin Suk is a native of Southern California and grew up in the city of Downey. He received his bachelor of science in biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was nominated to the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Sigma academic honor societies and graduated summa cum laude with highest departmental honors in biology. He then earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine on a merit scholarship and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Suk then completed his ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan after which he furthered his training by completing a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is consistently ranked as the nation’s best ophthalmic hospital by the US News and World Report survey of board-certified ophthalmologists from across the country. While there, he trained under Dr. Harry Flynn, Jr., MD, and Dr. William Smiddy, MD, pioneers and authorities in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and macular hole, as well as Dr. Philip Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, who first began the use of bevacizumab (Avastin) in the treatment of age related macular degeneration.

Dr. Suk has presented at several national meetings, including the Annual American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) meeting and the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting, and has published his work in peer-reviewed journals. His special interests are in the treatment of the vitreoretinal complications of diabetic retinopathy, macular hole repair and retinal detachment surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Medical Association.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Doctor of Medicine: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Vitreoretinal Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Medical Association

Personal Hobbies

  • Outdoors
  • Photography
  • Performing arts

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean