Dr. Sang Do Kim is a highly trained and skilled board certified Los Angeles spine surgeon. At our state-of-the-art practice, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal conditions such as sciatica, back pain, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, spinal tumors and fractures. Exceptional patient care, outstanding results, compassion and integrity are the cornerstones of our practice. Incorporating the latest technology, we will do our utmost to provide you with the outstanding orthopaedic care that you deserve. We personalize every treatment and take the time to speak to you about your orthopaedic treatment goals. As a team, we will make recommendations allowing you to make the most educated health care decisions. Among our most important functions is to educate our patients as to their treatment options. Your visits with us are all about you, your happiness, your comfort and your health. Our patients expect and receive the finest care with a gentle touch each and every time they see us. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make wise decisions about your health care.
Dr. Kim was born and raised in South Korea until he was nine years old. He grew up in Orlando, FL and attended Winter Park High School where he played varsity football and graduated class valedictorian. He attended Yale University and graduated with a bachelors in science and a masters in science in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry in only four years. This Los Angeles spine surgeon graduated from Harvard Medical School with scholarships from the prestigious Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology program and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute research scholars program. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedics Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess and Boston Children’s Hospital. He completed his spine fellowship at Washington University in St Louis prior to moving to Los Angeles and starting his successful practice.
Dr. Kim is a highly educated and trained board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon who has trained with the most recognized spinal deformity and cervical spine surgeons in the world. He is known to be a compassionate Los Angeles spine surgeon who has an uncanny ability to explain the patient’s conditions in simple language so that patients can understand. His surgical prowess in minimally invasive surgical techniques as well as major deformity spinal surgeries are recognized by his peers in the spine community. He makes a very conscientious effort to put the patient’s best interest as his number one priority. He is intimately involved in all aspect of his patients care and ensures that every patient gets his full attention for the management of their spinal condition.