Dr. David Kim, MD

Dr. David Kim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. David Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

19582 Beach Blvd Ste 120

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

143  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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 Tears
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Strain of Tendon of Medial Thigh Muscle
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture


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84  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursal Drainage
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Labrum Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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"I'm not smart enough to figure your pain out" - Dr Kim. Each office visit felt like a complete waste of time since he couldn't figure out the root cause of pain. He'd recommend different specialists - all to no avail and to the detriment of my wallet. These other specialists would then recommend...more
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