optometric physicians lic # OA 05126, OA 05127, OA 06383, OA 06491
Dr. Kimberly Kester Friedman is one of the founders of Moorestown Eye Associates (est 1992) and the Director of our Dry Eye Clinic. Highlights of her resume include:
- Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry
- Salutatorian of her doctoral class
- Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
- Multiple television appearances discussing eye care topics. Her television appearances can be seen on our YouTube channel – Moorestown Eye You Tube Channel
- Rachael Ray Show
- NBC 10!
- Fox’s Good Day!
- Cn8’s Your Morning
- Comcast Newsmakers
- Multiple print articles
- Philadelphia Inquirer, Courier Post, Newark Star Ledger, Asbury Park Press, Burlington County Times
- Multiple Eye Care Related Journals
- Educates doctors, staff and patients throughout the nation and recently presented lectures at the National American Optometric Association Annual Congress.
- New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians’ President’s Award for serving as the first female president
- “Top Docs for Kids” by NJ Family Magazine
- “Top 40 under 40” professionals in the eye care field
- “People’s First Award” for the northeastern region of the United States awarded to a doctor who demonstrates excellence in both eye care and community service
- The National Special Olympics Leadership Award
- New Jersey OD of the Year Award, the Young OD of the Year Award, the Special Purpose Award, the Chairperson of the Year Award and the Communication Award
Outside of the office, Dr. Friedman is currently a clinical director for the Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes Program. Dr. Friedman also works as a part-time instructor for anatomy and physiology and is a certified yoga teacher.
Dr. Friedman currently splits her time between patient care at Moorestown Eye and teaching other eye doctors throughout the country about new products and pharmaceuticals in eye care. She sees patients on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Dr. Les Friedman is one of the founding partners of Moorestown Eye Associates and is the managing director of our staff and insurance departments. He was raised in Great Neck, New York and Hamden, Connecticut, finally settling in South Jersey and forming Moorestown Eye with his wife after they met in graduate school. He is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where he attained 2 B.S. degrees and his Doctorate in Optometry. He then completed post-graduate requirements to earn his license to therapeutically treat eye diseases and prescribe oral medications. His resume highlights include:
- Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry
- American Optometric Association, New Jersey Optometric Physician Society, and West Jersey Optometric Society
- received the Dennis Kennedy Award for excellence in laser vision correction
- Personally had LASIK himself in 1998 and has co-managed hundreds of LASIK patients
- Past member of the Cherokee High School Band Boosters Executive Board and Pit Crew
- Responsible for the technological advances in our office as he constantly studies the latest advancements in eye care technology to bring the best to our patients
A life-long hockey enthusiast, he currently plays ice hockey at the Igloo in Mt Laurel. He sees patients at Moorestown Eye on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Dr. David Kong is a graduate of The College of NJ and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. During his studies, Dr. Kong served as the student New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians President and the Vice President of his class and was a recipient of the Dr. Les Mintz Scholarship Foundation Award. Following graduation, he joined a large ophthalmology practice in central NJ. However, he missed that personal touch and caring attitude you find at Moorestown Eye and wasn’t thrilled living in the NY sports market…He is now happy to be back in Southern NJ where he can root for his beloved Philly Sports Teams! Highlights of his resume include:
- NJ Society of Optometric Physicians Board of Directors
- Volunteer for the NJ Special Olympics Opening Eyes since 2010 ( that’s where he met Dr. Kim) and the PA Special Olympics Opening Eyes.
- In training to become a NJ Special Olympics Opening Eyes Clinical Director.
- Received the 2016 NJ State Young OD of the Year Award.
- Has obtained additional training in specialty scleral lenses. He has had multiple patients go from legally blind vision to nearly 20/20 through the use of specialty scleral contact lenses.
Dr. Kong is full time at Moorestown Eye seeing patients Monday through Friday (including 2 evenings a week) and some Saturdays.
Dr. DeMoss is a graduate of Penn State University and Salus University; she completed a Post-Doctoral Low Vision Residency at the Feinbloom Rehabilitation Center at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia. She is the Director of Low Vision Services at Moorestown Eye, in addition to seeing patients in primary care and nursing home/assisted living settings. Like all of the doctors in our office, Dr. DeMoss became involved in eye care and volunteer activities even while a student, serving as her class vice president and as a trustee and officer of the American Optometric Student Association. She is a current candidate for Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry and a current instructor at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. Her resume highlights include:
- Pending Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry
- Instructor at Salus University
- Low Vision emphasis helping to the maximize the useful vision in patients with macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, corneal degenerations, and other sight-threatening conditions.
- 2018 William Feinbloom excellence in Low Vision Award; 2017 Eschenbach Award for Excellence in Low Vision
Dr. DeMoss splits her time between working with our office and teaching at the University. She sees patients at Moorestown Eye on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.