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Yongjung (Jay)  Kim, MD

Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Associate Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Chief, Spinal Deformity Surgery


Office: 212-305-5391 | Appointments: 212-305-4565

Surgical Scheduling & Precertification: 212-305-0622


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Yong Jung (Jay) Kim, MD, specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders in adults and children, including scoliosis, kyphosis, sagittal or coronal imbalances, arthritis, trauma, tumor, instability, and degenerative conditions. Each personalized treatment plan, which is informed by the most accurate diagnostic tests, is aimed at minimizing the use of invasive techniques to achieve maximum mobility without pain.

Dr. Kim, a prolific writer and researcher, was a Research Scholar at Washington University School of Medicine Spinal deformity Service from 2000-2006. He has won numerous honors and awards from the Scoliosis Research Society and Cervical Spine Research Society, written more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, and co-authored 13 book chapters. Dr. Kim has given over 170 presentations at national and international meetings since 2000 and has been a guest lecturer more than 40 times in Scotland, Greece, Germany, France, Spain, United States, and Korea since 2005.


Education

1980-1985Doctor of Medicine
Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Postdoctoral Training

1985-1986General Surgery Internship
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
1986-1990General Orthopaedic Physician
Kumkang General Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
1990-1994Asan Medical Center
Pediatric and Adult Spine Felloq, Seoul, South Korea
2006-2008Spine/Scoliosis Fellow
Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College, New York, NY

Licensure

  •    New Jersey
  •    New York
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