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Dr. David Kim, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Kim

Huntington Beach Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

19582 Beach Blvd Ste 120 Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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Dr. David Kim, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1997 and specializes in sports medicine.


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I suffered a shoulder injury while training with my Jiujitsu sparring partners. I needed to find a top level Orthopedic Surgeon in Orange County who could repair my shoulder to handle the stresses I put on it at times. I liked what I read about Dr. Kim's training and affiliation, so I called his office to set up an appointment. Dr. Kim set me up for an MRI to accurately diagnosed my injury. The MRI showed I had a completely torn rotator cuff tendon, along with other damage to my labrum and biceps tendon. Dr. Kim's office staff guided me through the pre-surgery and post-surgery process. Special thanks to Mulani for the pre-surgery help...she is a life saver! Thank you too Melissa for your post-surgery help. Dr Kim performed surgery on my shoulder, and everything went exactly like he said it would. My shoulder recovery has been going great. It's getting stronger every week, along with increasing range of motion. My shoulder movement is very smooth! Thank you Dr. Kim! and Melissa!
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Dr. Kim repaired my torn labrum about 8 years ago. I remember being pleased with my visits and the results of the surgery. No exaggeration, I was bench pressing more than I’d ever done my entire life exactly 12 months after the surgery—I wrestled in high school and have lifted weights my entire life, by the way.
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Dr. Kim just performed shoulder surgery on my 18 yr old son. We saw 3 different orthopedic surgeons and chose to go with Dr. Kim. So glad we did. He is a caring, skilled dr. Scheduling the surgery was a breeze. Every one of his staff members we have dealt with have been friendly and professional.
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Dr. Kim was very rude and barely looked at me the entire consultation because he was looking down and texting on an ipad. He was not providing guidance when I asked how he would help for my rhinoplasty questions. He made me feel uncomfortable and I felt he was condescending in the way he spoke to me. I don't think he took me seriously and didn't give me the time of day. It was very disappointing and I'd never go to him again.
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Biography

Dr. David Kim, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1997 and specializes in sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2004
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Residency Hospital
1998
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Stanford University
Medical School
1991
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
2003
1998
1997
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursal Drainage
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Labrum Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Strain of Tendon of Medial Thigh Muscle
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)