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Donald D. Kim, MD

  • DONALD D. KIM, M.D.

    ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

EDUCATION

Medical School

University of California
San Francisco, California
Graduated June 1985 M.D. Degree

Internship

University of California
Los Angeles, California
June 1985- June 1986 Surgery

Residency

University of California Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
July 1986 – June 1988 Orthopedic Surgery

Veterans Administration Medical Center Washington D.C.
July 1989- June 1990 Orthopedic Surgery

Howard University Hospital
Washington, D.C.
July 1990- June 1992 Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship

Children’s Hospital
University of California, San Diego
Pediatric Orthopedic Department
August 1992- July 1993 Orthopedic Surgery

MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certified: July 13, 1995 (for 7/95 – 12/2005)
Recertified 3/01/02 (for 1/2006 – 12/2015)

BOARD CERTIFICATION (AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY)

Certified, 1994
Re-certified, 2004

EXPERIENCE

Medical Practice

Private Practice
Orthopedic Medical Group of Riverside
1993 to Present

Greater Southwest Community Hospital
Washington, D.C.
1991 to 1992

Private Practice
QTC Medical Group
Diamond Bar, California
1988 to 1989

Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • Riverside County Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Korean American Medical Association

Special Interests

  • Pediatric Orthopedics, Scoliosis
  • Spine Surgery, Total Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Riverside Community Hospital
Parkview Community Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery July – 1995; Re-certified 3/01/02

Licensing

California: G058622
Issued: 9/15/86 Active and current
District of Columbia: 18456 Inactive

Professional Achievements & Services

  • Graduated from University of California, Irvine BA in Science in Three years
  • Graduated from University of California, Irvine with Magma Cum Laude signifying the top 2-4% of the graduating class for 1981.
  • Graduated from University of California, Irvine with Phi Beta Kappa
    Honor Society and current member.
  • Top score in the Orthopedic In-training examination in 1989 (100 percentile).
    Orthopedic In-training examination is given once a year to all orthopedic surgery residents in the United States. This is a standardized test and the scores are graded on percentile ranking to surgery residence in the same Year. 100 percentile signifies the highest possible score.
  • Ranked top 100 percentile in the Orthopedic In-training examination In 1990.
  • Ranked top 100 percentile in the Orthopedic In-training Examination in 1991.
  • Passed written American Board of Orthopedic Surgery test in top 99th percentile. 1994
  • Passed American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Re-certification with top 99th percentile score 3/01/02 (for Certification good during 1/2006 – 12/2015)
  • Served as Orthopedic Committee member at Riverside Community Hospital in Riverside.
  • Served on the Transfusion Committee member at Riverside Community Hospital.
  • Served as member of the Physician’s Well-being Committee at Riverside Community Hospital.
  • Served as Board of Counselor at Riverside County Medical Association for 5 years – (1996 to 2001).
  • Riverside County Medical Association Medical Review Advisory committee member.
  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member, California Orthopedic Association
  • Member, Riverside County Medical Association
  • Member, California Medical Association
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California
  • Member, Korean American Medical Association
  • Deacon for Joong-Ang Presbyterian Church since 1993
  • Voted to America’s Top Surgeons (by consumer’s Research Council of America)
    2002 – 2003; 2004 –2005
  • Expert witness Affirmation Statement Signed and filed with American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery June 1, 2004
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