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Paul D. Kim, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Monday-Friday 9AM to 5PM

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Dr. Paul Dohyung Kim was named as one of the 2015 “Top Doctors” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He served his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the New York Orthopedic Hospital and his Spine fellowship at the Spine Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Kim areas of interest include minimally-invasive spine surgery, motion-sparing technology/artificial disc replacement, and computer-assisted navigation in the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine disorders in appropriate patients. Dr. Kim has been involved in research of his field and has published book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles.
Dr. Kim is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Practices at
Spine Institute of San Diego
Languages Spoken
  • › English
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • › Spine Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Spine Fellowship
  • › The New York Orthopedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • › Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, MD
Memberships & Associations
  • › American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • › North American Spine Society
  • › Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Associated Doctors
Jeffry J. Mercado, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Ramin Raiszadeh, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery
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6719 Alvarado Road
Ste 308
San Diego, CA, 92120

501 N. El Camino Real
Ste 201
Encinitas, CA, 92024

2125 Citracado Parkway
Ste 310
Escondido, CA, 92029

6185 Paseo Del Norte
Ste 140
Carlsbad, CA, 92011

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Contact Paul D. Kim, MD for more assistance at (619) 374-6773.