Andrew L. Sorenson, M.D.
Andrew L. Sorenson, M.D. is a fellowship-trained specialist in refractive surgery, corneal transplantation and cataract surgery. After graduating from Stanford University, he obtained his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego and completed ophthalmology residency training at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. To complement his training, Dr. Sorenson completed a year-long Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship at Duke University Eye Center and was awarded the Duke Eye Center Hornaday Fellow Award for excellence in patient care and resident education. Dr. Sorenson returned to Berkeley where he joined his father, brother and niece in their comprehensive ophthalmology practice which has been serving patients in the East Bay Area since 1952.
Dr. Sorenson’s refractive surgery offerings include LASIK, PRK, PTK, Intralase, Wavefront-guided treatments, Verisyse implantation, refractive lens exchange, corneal inlays and other vision correction procedures.
Dr. Sorenson is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley School of Optometry, serves as the Medical & Surgical Director of the Refractive Surgery Center, is the Chief of Ophthalmology at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, and is heavily involved with international eye care in Guatemala through La Hospital de la Familia.
Mira Lim, M.D.
Mira Lim, M.D. is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and refractive surgery. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and completed ophthalmology residency training at Weill-Cornell University in New York , where she was awarded the Distinguished Housestaff Award for all-around excellence. To complement her training, Dr. Lim completed a year-long Cornea, Refractive Surgery, and External Disease fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where she trained on the latest bladeless/Intralase LASIK technology.
Dr. Lim’s refractive surgery offerings include LASIK, PRK, PTK, Intralase, Wavefront-guided treatments, refractive lens exchange and other vision correction procedures.
Dr. Lim is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley School of Optometry and for ophthalmology residents at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. She is actively involved in teaching the ophthalmology residents at Highland Hospital in Oakland. She performs cataract, corneal transplantation, and other cornea surgeries at Alta Bates Hospital in Oakland and at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.
Dr. Lim shares a cornea-based private practice, Northern California Cornea Associates, with her partners Dr. David Vastine and Dr. David Demartini. She splits her time between two offices located in Oakland and Walnut Creek.
Kathy Tran, O.D.
Dr. Kathy Tran received her Doctorate of Optometry in 2005 from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She then completed a residency specializing in Cornea-Contact Lenses with a minor in Ocular Disease before joining our faculty in 2006. Dr. Tran is Chief of the Refractive Surgery Center. She has extensive experience in the care of laser vision correction patients. Dr. Tran also serves as Chief of the Cornea and Contact Lens Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She has a background in specialty contact lens fitting, including for keratoconus, post-corneal transplants, irregular cornea, orthokeratology, astigmatism, and presbyopia.
Dr. Tran is an Assistant Clinical Professor teaching third and fourth year optometric interns and residents in patient care at the Meredith Morgan University Eye Center. She lectures on the topics of Refractive Surgery, Contact Lenses, and Dry Eye. Dr. Tran worked in private practice before becoming a full-time faculty member. She performed annual vision screenings for the San Francisco 49ers team from 2006-2013. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Tran had successful LASIK surgery in 2003 and is excited to speak to patients about laser vision correction.