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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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5