Bobby S. Korn, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., is an Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology, UCSD. Dr. Korn completed his undergraduate degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then attended the medical scientist-training program (M.D./Ph.D.) at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School where he studied under 2 Nobel Laureates. He completed his ophthalmology residency, serving as the Chief Resident and completed fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSD. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. His San Diego and La Jolla based practice is limited to oculoplastic surgery.
Dr. Korn has a wide range of clinical interests that span oculoplastic conditions including cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelid and face (blepharoplasty and ptosis repair), congenital ptosis, 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, orbital fractures, and skin rejuvenation with chemical peels, Botox, and dermal fillers. He has been selected by his peers as a Top Physician by U.S. News and World Report and Castle Connolly, Ltd and as a Top Doctor in San Diego Physician's of Exceptional Excellence.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Korn is an active researcher and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and is the Chief Editor of the book, Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Korn is on the editorial board of EyeNet Magazine. 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 has been invited to teach national and international lectures and courses. In his free time, he is a volunteer surgeon locally and internationally.
|Specialty||Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Thyroid Eye Clinic|
|Medical School||University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School (M.D. & Ph.D.)|
|Residency||University of California, San Diego (Chief Resident)|
|Fellowship||University of California, San Diego|
|Special Interest||Cosmetic & reconstructive surgery (eyelid & face) Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift surgery) Ptosis surgery (droopy lid surgery) Asian Blepharoplasty (double eyelid surgery) Congenital birth defects Endoscopic forehead lifting Thyroid eye disease management Eyelid & orbital tumors & cancers Lacrimal/tear outflow system disorders Bulging or proptosis of eyes Reconstruction of eyelids post cancer removal Reconstruction after trauma / eye injuries Botox, Restylane, Juvederm & facial fillers Skin rejuvenation – chemical peels and laser|
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