Choll Kim, MD, PhD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
6719 Alvarado Rd
Ste 304
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dr. Choll Kim is fellowship-trained in spine surgery and specializes in computer-assisted minimally invasive procedures. He believes that successful treatment requires both state-of-the-art techniques and emotional support. Dr. Kim specializes in minimally invasive procedures to treat herniated disks, spinal stenosis, adult scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.

In addition to his own practice, Dr. Kim has trained other specialist across the nation in a variety of innovative surgical techniques, using image guidance and navigation technology. An expert in his field, Dr. Kim has authored more than 200 publications and presentations.

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, 2016

Medical Education

Harvard Medical School, MD, 1996


University of California, San Diego, Internship-Surgery, 1997


University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001


Mayo Clinic, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2002

Graduate Education

University of California, Los Angeles, PhD, 1992

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