Dr. Kimberly R. Walker is a UCI Health optometrist who specializes in the management of pediatric vision.

Kimberly R. Walker, OD



Clinical Interests

ambylopia, pediatric strabismus, strabismus

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Medical Services
  • English
SUNY College of OptometryVision Therapy and Rehabilitation
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
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Dr. Kimberly R. Walker is a UCI Health optometrist who specializes in the management of pediatric vision, strabismus, amblyopia, myopia control and vision complications due to brain injury. She also treats diplopia in adult patients.

She earned her optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, Pa. Next, she completed a residency in vision therapy and rehabilitation at State University of New York College of Optometry in New York City. She also received fellowship training from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in Aurora, Ohio.

Walker's research interests include amblyopia, strabismus and vision differences in children with special needs. She is the author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and is an an investigator with the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG). As a developmental optometrist, she strives to improve vision and visual skills that enable her patients to achieve their full potential.

She has volunteered her services at the Special Olympics World Games and has participated in international medical missions to provide optometry care in Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji and Mexico.

Walker sees patients in Irvine and Orange.

UCI Health Optical Shop
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, First Floor
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-7690
UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057