Dr. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Vancouver, BC. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, and went on to obtain her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. During her internship year, Yunie worked at a laser vision correction center, a Veterans' Affairs hospital, and a family eye care practice focused on vision therapy.
She also completed a rotation in Duncan and fell in love with island life. She is thrilled to now be able to call Vancouver Island her home! In her spare time, Yunie enjoys cooking, reading, video games, and volunteering with cats in need.