Dr. Kim grew up in Iowa and received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He completed his residency and Gastroenterology fellowship with the UCLA Health Systems. He has been in practice for more than 20 years in Downey, California.
Dr. Kim currently serves as Medical Director for the Surgery Center of Kenai
Dr. Kim is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. He has received numerous awards for his teaching at both Harbor-UCLA and PIH Health Downey. He has also been recognized as one of nation’s top on time physicians by Vitals.com and has the highest Healthgrades.com gastroenterologist rating as voted by his patients in the Downey area. He believes that all patients deserve to be treated with compassion, respect and dignity and believes in treating the entire patient and not just focus on the gastrointestinal issues.
As a board certified gastroenterologist with advanced training on the health and conditions of the digestive system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, Dr. Kim specializes in diagnosis and treatment GI diseases in both men and women. Dr. Kim performs endoscopic procedures, using specialized instruments to view the GI tract and make a diagnosis of diseases of the liver, gallbladder, inflammatory bowel disease, or chronic inflammation of your digestive tract like heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and screening/detection of esophageal/gastrointestinal cancer.
Dr. Kim is affiliated with the Capstone Clinic in Kenai.
Education & Credentials
- MD - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine