Dr. Kim has practiced medicine for many years on three different continents. Originally from Seoul, Korea, Dr. Kim received his M.D. from Catholic University Medical College. After completing his medical internship, Dr. Kim headed to serve in the South Korean army as a Medical Officer and later as Captain. Dr. Kim then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Seoul. His career successfully took off with the founding of his private practice in Seoul, in which he served thousands of patients with great dedication.
In 1996, Dr. Kim headed to the Ukraine and spent two months setting up a free health clinic, applying his talents in medicine to his passion for serving those in need. Thereafter Dr. Kim moved to the United States with his family and completed a second residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Vernon Hospital, an affiliate of New York Medical College. Since then, Dr. Kim has accumulated a wealth of experience, ranging from training in the practice of acupuncture in rural China to working in both small clinics and large hospitals. Since 2004, Dr. Kim has practiced full time in Irvine and established a quickly growing patient base that extends into greater Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Dr. Kim continues to serve his community, both locally and globally, most recently having served in free health clinics in Mexico and Peru.
In 2015, Dr. Kim was awarded Top Performing Primary Care Practitioner by Monarch Healthcare. He received the award again in 2016.
Dr. Kim resides in Irvine with his wife, and enjoys visits to see his daughters. In his spare time, Dr. Kim likes to golf, read, and spend time with his family.
Memberships & Licenses:
American College of Physicians
The Association of Internal Medicine
Physician License in California
Physician License in New York
Physician License in South Korea
The Korean Journal of Allergy
The Korean Journal of Recent Medicine
The Korean Journal of Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Disease
The Journal of Catholic University Medical College
The Los Angeles Korea Times