About Dr Hee Owen Kim
Languages: English, Mandarin
- Dr Hee Owen Kim is an ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon at Singapore’s Gleneagles Hospital.
He is a cataract specialist and a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist with extensive experience performing minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries.
Dr Owen has ample experience using premium intraocular lenses in cataract surgery to correct refractive errors such as presbyopia, short-sightedness, and astigmatism.
- Apart from cataract and glaucoma, Dr Owen practices general ophthalmology, which includes management of retinal conditions such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease, as well as myopia control, corneal diseases, and eye infections and injuries.
Dr Hee Owen Kim previously worked as a senior consultant at the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and as a part-time consultant at the Ministry of Health, where he provided specialist ophthalmology advice.
Dr Hee Owen Kim has been practicing ophthalmology for over 15 years.
In 2011, Tan Tock Seng Hospital awarded him a scholarship to continue his postgraduate training in London. He undertook specialized training in London, focusing on health services studies, which included early identification of eye disorders and cost-effectiveness analysis of emerging ophthalmology therapies.
Dr Owen has also been involved in training and education, having served as a clinical senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and as a clinical teacher at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Dr Owen is passionate about healthcare quality and safety and previously worked as the quality review officer at the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, where he was responsible for tracking and improving the institute’s overall quality and safety of treatment.
Dr Hee Owen Kim Appointment Process
Appointment Number (For Serial): Appointment and medical enquiry: +65 6575 7575, Appointment Hospital mainline Tel: +65 6473 7222, Central Patient Assistance Centre 24-Hour Helpline: +65 6735 5000, WhatsApp us and get an appointment within 24 hours Tel: +65 8111 9777 (For specialist appointment booking only. WhatsApp messaging service is available in English and operates from Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.) For Online Appointment : Click here
Chamber Name & Address: Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, 6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500.