icon-physicians-largeDavid K. Kim, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Kim is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive fellowship-training in spine surgery.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University, where he attended on a National Merit Scholarship.  After graduation, Dr. Kim attended medical school at the Rochester University School of Medicine in Rochester, New York.


Dr. Kim completed his surgical internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, NJ followed by a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md. where he studied MRI and Metabolism.  After finishing his research, Dr. Kim completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA with a subsequent spine surgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois.


Dr. Kim currently holds privileges at Dublin Methodist Hospital and is the Director of Spine Surgery at Doctors Hospital.


Dr. Kim holds a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society, and is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association.


Dr. Kim resides in Dublin with his wife and three daughters.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, who is a radiologist, and they all enjoy skiing and golfing.

  • Board Certification
    American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Certificate #2933, 05-88
  • Undergraduate
    Yale University; New Haven, CT
  • Medical School
    University of Rochester School of Medicine; Rochester, NY
  • Surgical Internship
    University of Medicine and Dentistry; Newark, NJ
  • Research Fellowship
    National Institutes of Health; Bethesda, MD
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    Hahnemann University; Philadelphia, PA
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship
    Southern Illinois University; Springfield, IL
  • Professional Affiliations
    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Fellow status)
    North American Spine Society (Fellow status)
    Ohio State Medical Association
  • Hospital Affiliations
    Dublin Methodist Hospital
    Doctors Hospital

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