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Ji Kwan Park, M.D., MPH

"Improving your vision is my top priority. It is my privilege to care for your eyes and offer you my best services as I would for anyone in my family."


We are pleased to announce we have a new provider at Pacific Eye Institute. Dr. Ji Kwan “Jake” Park, our new General Ophthalmologist, officially joined us on July 1, 2020. Dr. Park is currently accepting new patients and will provide comprehensive eye care services.

Originally from the Republic of Korea, Dr. Park completed his Ophthalmology Residency at Loma Linda University — the same institution where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Park has published numerous research articles. Dr. Park speaks Korean and looks forward to serving our patients.

In his free-time, Dr. Park enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking and camping with his family.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Mountain View College, Philippines
    Magma cum Claude (2003)
    2000– 2003
  • Pre-Health Professions: Pre-medicine, La Sierra University
    2003– 2005
  • Bachelor of Science – Loma Linda University School of Nursing.
    summa cum laude (2008)
    2005– 2008
  • Medical Degree Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Medical Association


Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • 2020 Park JK, Charlson ES, Leyngold I, Kossler AL. Corneal Neurotization in the Treatment of Neurotrophic Keratopathy: A Review of Clinical Outcomes. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan 8. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001583.
  • 2019 Park JK, Sandra S, Kossler, AL. Neurostimulation for Tear Production. Curr Opin Ophthalmol.2019;30(5):386-394.
  • 2019 Park JK, Charlson ES, Leyngold I, Kossler AL. Corneal Neurotization: A Review of Clinical Outcomes. Accepted to Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • 2018 Park JK, Xie KC, Rao S, Boisvert CJ, Elnaggar MA. A Fatal Case of Pembrolizumb-induced Myasthenic Crisis. Submitted to American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports.
  • 2018 Park JK, Sumnicht AJ, Lloren JI, Winter TW. Visual Functions in Children with Optic Disc Drusen and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. Submitted to Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.

Web based Journal Articles

  • 2018 Park JK, Sandy JL, Hui JI. Fasenella-Servat Procedure, Eyewiki.org, 25 June 2018, Eyewiki. org/Fasenella-Servat Procedure.

Books & Book Chapters

  • 2018 Park JK, Johnson TE. Expert Guide to Anophthalmia. Chapter 1: Introduction and Historical Perspectives. Springer; 2019.
  • 2018 Park JK, Kossler AL. Expert Guide to Anophthalmia. Chapter 16: Secondary Orbital Implant Techniques. Springer; 2019.

Other Scholarly Activities

  • 2018 Park JK, Liu YA, Erickson BP. Visual Recovery and Rehabilitation with Transcutaneous Direct Current Stimulator following Surgical Removal of an Eye: A Randomized Clinical Trial. IRB Application.

Awards & Achievements

  • 2018 The President’s Volunteer Service Award, Corporations for National and Community Service
  • 2008 Meritorious Scholarship Award – Loma Linda University, School of Nursing
  • 2007 Korean Nurses Association Southern California Scholarship
  • 2006 Emori Scholarship- Loma Linda University, School of Nursing
  • 2004 Class of 1950 Scholarship Award – La Sierra University Alumni Association

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