Dr. Hose Kim, MD

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Dr. Hose Kim, MD
Dr. Kim graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual degrees in biology and chemical engineering. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) and completed his internship and residency at the Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center. Dr. Kim then furthered his training by completing the Wagner Fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at Orthopaedic Hospital in Los Angeles. He is the recipient of numerous scholastic honors and remains active in teaching. Dr. Kim is a specialist in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. He also treats persons with disorders resulting from diseases and/or changes in the musculoskeletal system due to the aging process that may restrict one’s normal movement and impair his daily function. Dr. Kim provides comprehensive orthopaedic health care services, and some of the procedures that Dr. Kim performs include the following... Sports medicine surgery- arthroscopic surgery of joints such as the knees, shoulder, ankle, wrist and elbow. Total hip and knee replacements Hand surgery- carpal tunnel syndrome release, ganglion excision, tendon surgery Trauma/fracture surgery Foot/ankle surgery-correction of bunions, neuroma, ingrown toenails, heel spurs

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Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

Every person deserves to receive the highest care from a qualified physician who is conscientious and an expert in his field. In order to be confident in a surgeon, it is vital that they have these qualities. Dr. Kim gives thorough examinations to establish the diagnosis. He recommends and performs surgery only for those conditions requiring it. The patients are always well informed about surgical procedures. Dr. Kim also provides many non-surgical forms of treatment including casts, medications, exercises as well as physical therapy. For the patient’s convenience, our office is equipped with on-site x-ray and physical therapy facilities.

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California Orthopedic Specs6712 Friends Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Kim graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual degrees in biology and chemical engineering. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) and completed his internship and residency at the Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center. Dr. Kim then furthered his training by completing the Wagner Fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at Orthopaedic Hospital in Los Angeles. He is the recipient of numerous scholastic honors and remains active in teaching.

Dr. Kim is a specialist in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. He also treats persons with disorders resulting from diseases and/or changes in the musculoskeletal system due to the aging process that may restrict one’s normal movement and impair his daily function. Dr. Kim provides comprehensive orthopaedic health care services, and some of the procedures that Dr. Kim performs include the following...

  • Sports medicine surgery- arthroscopic surgery of joints such as the knees, shoulder, ankle, wrist and elbow.
  • Total hip and knee replacements
  • Hand surgery- carpal tunnel syndrome release, ganglion excision, tendon surgery
  • Trauma/fracture surgery
  • Foot/ankle surgery-correction of bunions, neuroma, ingrown toenails, heel spurs

Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

Every person deserves to receive the highest care from a qualified physician who is conscientious and an expert in his field. In order to be confident in a surgeon, it is vital that they have these qualities. 

Dr. Kim gives thorough examinations to establish the diagnosis. He recommends and performs surgery only for those conditions requiring it. The patients are always well informed about surgical procedures. Dr. Kim also provides many non-surgical forms of treatment including casts, medications, exercises as well as physical therapy. For the patient’s convenience, our office is equipped with on-site x-ray and physical therapy facilities.

Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Kim is a specialist in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. He also treats persons with disorders resulting from diseases and/or changes in the musculoskeletal system due to the aging process that may restrict one’s normal movement and impair his daily function. He has extensive experience in treating patients with work-related injuries and also deals with personal injury cases. He also serves as Expert Witness. Dr. Kim performs medical-legal evaluations in the capacity of a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the State of California.

Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Kim provides comprehensive orthopaedic health care services, and some of the procedures that he performs include the following…

  • Sports medicine surgery- arthroscopic surgery of joints such as the knees, shoulder, ankle, wrist and elbow.
  • Total hip and knee replacements
  • Hand surgery- carpal tunnel syndrome release, ganglion excision, tendon surgery
  • Trauma/fracture surgery
  • Foot/ankle surgery-correction of bunions, neuroma, ingrown toenails, heel spurs

Dr. Kim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Usc Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Usc Med Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wagner Institute Orth Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Mit

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement