Sun Jin Kim, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
- Medical Education
- Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
- Northwestern University Medical School
- Hospital for Special Surgery
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor,Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Chief of Adult Reconstruction
- Clinical Focus
Nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis, Adult Reconstruction; Primary and revision hip and knee replacements; minimally invasive approaches; patient specific technology; Partial Knee Replacements; Blood-conserving surgical options
- Research Focus
Orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on hip and knee arthritis and joint reconstruction, minimally invasive proceduresin adult reconstruction of the hip and knee.
- Korean, Spanish
- Philip D. Wilson Award for Outstanding Fellowship Research, Attending of the Year Award (2007 and 2011)
- Patients' Choice Award(2008 through 2011),
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 and 2011)
As Chief of Adult Reconstruction at Montefiore, Sun Jin Kim, MDspecializes in adult reconstruction,primary and revision hip and knee replacements,non-operative management of hip and knee arthritis. He is well versed in patient specific technology, minimally invasive approaches, patient specific technology, and blood-conserving surgical options. He also serves as an Assistant Professor at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from theprestigious Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in Chicago. Following his orthopaedic residency, also at Northwestern University, he participated in the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York where he was awarded the Philip D. Wilson Award for Outstanding Fellowship Research.
He holds memberships in the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Korean American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). A respected expert in his field, his work is widely published.
In addition to his Philip D. Wilson Award, Dr. Kim has earned the Attending Physician of the Year Award (2007 and 2011), the Patients' Choice Award (2008 through 2011), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 and 2011). Dr. Kim is fluent in both Korean and Spanish.