Dr. Sang Kim is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon practicing in California who specializes in motion sparing cervical disc replacements and laminoplasties, microsurgical decompression of the cervical and lumbar spine, adult spinal deformities, revision spine surgeries, and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. He also has experience in primary and metastatic spine tumors.
Dr. Kim graduated with cum laude honors from Yale University as an undergraduate and the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Health Science and Technology program. He received the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellows Scholarship and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Education Scholarship. In addition to his education and honors, Dr. Kim has published numerous articles in scientific journals, presented at national and international conferences, and received the Charles Ray Best Clinical Paper at The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery in 2013.
Dr. Kim is fluent in Korean and proficient in Spanish. He is a leader in spine surgery, and patients should contact him for expert advice and care regarding everything spine-related.