Mr Kim graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1996, completed his Orthopaedic training in the North West rotation, obtaining the FRCS (Orth). He underwent sub specialist training in Vancouver at Clive Duncan’s unit at UBC, Vancouver. He was recipient of the British Orthopaedic Foundation Travelling Fellowship award visiting the world renowned Mayo Clinic, Minnesota and the Hospital of Surgery (HSS) in New York, USA. He was a Visiting Surgeon at the Steadman-Philippon Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Mr Kim's elective NHS and private practices encompass all aspect of hip and knee surgery. He performs optimally invasive hip and knee replacements, incorporating enhanced recovery techniques. He has an interest in advanced surgical techniques for the management of early hip and knee osteoarthritis. He has a large sports injuries practice managing hip labral tears, meniscal and ACL injuries.
Mr Kim has a strong research background and has lectured widely in national and international meetings such as the British Hip Society, British Orthopaedic Research Society, European Orthopaedic Research Society, British Trauma Society and the British Orthopaedic Association.
He is the Undergraduate Lead in Orthopaedics at Salford Royal. He has garnered several awards and prizes, including prizes for best basic science research (Peter Mallimson Prize, Best Fellow Research Award UBC, Vancouver), Ronald Ravens Barbers Award and the Sir John Charnley Trust Award. He was awarded the Harvey Green Surgical Teacher Prize in 2005.