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Sarah E. Shim, O.D.


Dr. Sarah E. Shim is a board certified optometrist with extensive training in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease and disorders of the visual system.

Dr. Shim graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Linguistics from University of Georgia along with a minor in music. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. One of the highlights of her optometry school experience was serving the underprivileged through Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity and Remote Area Medical. In 2008, Dr. Shim was the sole recipient of the Georgia Optometric Association’s Allan V. Wexler Scholarship.

 Dr. Shim completed her residency training and certification specializing in Ocular Disease and Geriatrics at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.

In May of 2012, Dr. Shim relocated to Chattanooga to join Uptown Vision. Dr. Shim provides comprehensive eye care, and has a special interest in corneal disease. She enjoys traveling, music, people, and culture. "