David H. Kim, MD

Dr. David H. Kim is board-certified in both sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. He specializes in arthroscopy and minimally-invasive surgery of the shoulder and knee. He also evaluates and treats a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and sports injuries.

He served as an assistant team physician for professional and college athletic teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Anaheim Ducks, and USC Athletics.

Dr. Kim has been practicing in Huntington Beach since 2004. He serves as team physician for Edison High School and consults for several local college athletic programs and professional teams. He is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS), and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).

Dr. Kim has been selected as one of Orange County's Physicians of Excellence for 2012, selected by the Orange County Medical Association and published in Orange Coast Magazine's "Top Doctors" issue.

Dr. Kim has published numerous articles pertaining to sports medicine and orthopedic surgery in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented his research at several national and international meetings.

In his free time, he cherishes spending time with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys the southern California weather, especially while playing basketball, golfing, and mountain biking. 

Areas of Interest

  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder and Knee Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Types of Care

Areas of Interest


Stanford University School of Medicine
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Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital
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Massachusetts General Hospital
Date Completed:
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic - Sports Medicine
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