Dr. R. Kim began his career as Consultant in Vitreous Retina Services at Aravind eye hospital, Madurai and later became the chief of the clinic. He is the Director of Aravind’s telemedicine network and IT services. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
Dr. Kim graduated in medicine in the year 1988 from Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada. He completed Diploma in Ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in the year 1991 and Diplomate of National Board from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in the year 1994.