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Julie King, M.D.

“It is such a privilege to get to know my patients - I am your advocate in finding the best possible diagnosis and treatment plan for you. I am passionate about each of you, knowing that your personal needs and concerns are my top priority. It is my goal that our patients feel a part of our practice family - working together to help serve all of our patient’s eye care needs."

About

Dr. Julie King is a board-certified ophthalmologist and corneal specialist who has been helping patients improve the quality of their vision and maintain optimal eye health in the Inland Empire since 2005.  Dr. King offers treatment for advanced cataract surgery using premium lens technology, corneal conditions such as Keratoconus and Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy including partial thickness corneal transplantation, ocular surface disease, dry eye disease, along with general ophthalmology eye care including diabetic eye disease and glaucoma.  Dr. King strives to provide her patients with the best available surgical and medical treatments for their eye care needs.

Dr. King completed her corneal fellowship at the renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA where she continues to serve as Clinical Faculty of Ophthalmology helping to train the next generation of physicians, a position she has held for nearly 15 years.  Dr. King is an accomplished researcher, with work appearing in several leading scientific publications.  She also has a long-standing interest in helping provide medical care services to the underserved having done so in Papua New Guinea, Central America, and Haiti where she was proud to have served as Medical Director for the Haiti Mission Outreach Clinic for more than a decade.

 

Education & Training

  • College
    Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA, Magna Cum Laude  (1991-1994)
  • Medical School
    Doctor of Medicine, Loma Linda School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California (1995-1999)
  • Internship
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco, California (1999-2000)
  • Residency
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Loma Linda, California (2001-2004)
  • Fellowship
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship, Los Angeles, California (2004-2005)

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Certification American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Cornea Society

Publications

  • Aldave AJ, King JA, Kim BT, Hopp L.  Corneal Copper Deposition Associated with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.  Am J Ophthalmology, 2006 July;142(1):174-6.
  • Aldave AJ, Rayner SA, King JA, Affeldt JA,  Yellore VS.  A Unique Corneal Dystrophy of  Bowman’s Layer and Stroma Associated with the Gly623Asp Mutation in the Transforming Growth Factor Beta-Induced (TGFBI) Gene.  Ophthalmology 2005 June; 112(6):1017-22.
  • Aldave AJ, King JA, Cunningham ET. Ocular syphilis. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2001,     12:433-441.

Awards & Achievements

  • Clinical Faculty, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. 2005-Current
  • Medical Director, Haiti Mission Outreach Clinic, Arnaud, Haiti. 2000-2010
  • David May II Corneal Fellow. 2004
  • John C. Affeldt Award, Loma Linda University Annual Resident and Alumni Research Day-Best Resident Presentation. 2001, 2002
  • Resident Lecture Series Presentation, Jules Stein Eye Institute, “Herpetic Eye Diseases.” 2005
  • Anah Wineberg Winton Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Women in Medicine. 1997

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