- Ophthalmology (Board Certified)
- Medical School:
Jeanie Paik, MD earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in Biological Sciences and International Relations. She received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She performed her residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York, NY. She then completed additional training with a cornea, refractive and external disease fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Paik specializes in disease of the cornea and anterior segment. She is an experienced cornea transplant surgeon with specialized expertise in keratoconus, corneal dystrophies, pterygium and corneal infections. She performs a variety of corneal transplants including ultra-thin DSAEK and DMEK. Dr. Paik is trained in cross-linking, an advanced treatment to help stop the progression of keratoconus. She specializes in premium cataract surgery including multifocal and toric lenses. She is also a dry eye specialist.
As a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea specialist and eye surgeon, Dr. Paik performs everything from modern cataract surgery to complex corneal transplants. Her favorite part of her work is the opportunity for patient connection. Vision is so important for quality of life, said Dr. Paik. I enjoy developing relationships with my patients and caring for them over time.
Dr. Paik has presented at numerous national conferences and has published in the journal Cornea. She has also published on allergic conjunctivitis. Her research includes topics such as keratoconus, corneal surgical techniques and corneal infections. Dr. Paik is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cornea and Refractive Surgery and the Cornea Society.
Outside of work, Dr. Paik and her husband, a data engineer, are parents to their young daughter and enjoy spending time with family.