Michael K. Kim, MD

Dr. Kim is a board certified Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon, practicing in Los Alamitos, California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member of the American Rhinologic Society, and an Associate of American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy. Dr. Kim has published a book chapter and several articles in peer reviewed medical journals and textbooks, and presented innovative research topics at national scientific surgical meetings.

Dr. Kim is well regarded in the field of Minimally Invasive Balloon Sinus Dilatation, Image Guided Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and other aspects of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Kim treats adult and pediatric ear, nose, and throat, conditions such as Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Obstruction, Nasal Allergies, Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Voice disorders, Swallowing disorders, Hearing Loss, and Vertigo.

Dr. Kim is well versed in performing surgeries such as, Balloon Sinus Dilatation, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Nasal Rhinoplasty, Nasal Septoplasty, Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Surgery for Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Skin Cancer Surgery of the Face, Laryngeal Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, and Parathyroid Surgery.

Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in Biology and Economics. He completed his medical school and Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgical Residency at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kim developed further expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, by completing an advanced Surgical Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Kim is currently in private practice and strives to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and state - of - the - art surgical techniques for his Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Cosmetic surgery patients.

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

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
Temple University - School of Medicine
Date Completed:
1995
Type:
Internship
Institution:
Temple University - School of Medicine
Date Completed:
1996
Type:
Residency
Institution:
Temple University - School of Medicine
Date Completed:
2000
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia General Hospital
Date Completed:
2001

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