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Abraham D Kim MD

Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Expertise
  • Hip
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Knee
Medical Practice:
  • South County Orthopedic Specialists
Additional Languages Spoken:
  • Korean,Spanish
Address
24331 El Toro Road, Suite 200
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
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22 Odyssey, Suite 205
Irvine, CA 92618
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Address
18785 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Education & Training

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency - UCLA Medical Center (Orthopedic Surgery)
Fellowship - New England Baptist Hospital (Adult Reconstruction Fellowship)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Physician Bio

Dr. Abraham D. Kim is a fellowship-trained, board-certified, orthopedic joint replacement surgeon specializing in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including primary and revision joint replacements. He has expertise in minimally invasive techniques, including direct anterior hip replacement and partial knee replacement.

Building upon his surgical interests, Dr. Kim has published extensively on a wide range of innovative topics in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement that have been featured in several leading orthopedic journals. He has also authored several book chapters on revision joint replacement surgery. He has received many academic honors and has been invited to present his research at national and international meetings.

Dr. Kim received his undergraduate education at Yale University, where he majored in Psychology and graduated Cum Laude with Distinction in the major. He then graduated medical school from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at University of California, Los Angeles, where he was Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He pursued further subspecialty training in adult hip and knee replacement at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA, one of the busiest joint replacement centers in the country.

Conditions Treated

  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Chondromalacia
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee
  • Dislocated Hip / Hip Dislocation
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fractured Hip
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Pain
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries
  • Knee Cysts
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis
  • Osteoporosis