David K. Kim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Treating Patients in Dublin & Pickerington

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Dr. Kim is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive fellowship training in spine surgery.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University, where he attended on a National Merit Scholarship.

After graduation, Dr. Kim attended medical school at the Rochester University School of Medicine in Rochester, New York.

Dr. Kim completed his surgical internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, NJ, followed by a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. where he studied MRI and Metabolism.  

After finishing his research, Dr. Kim completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA, with a subsequent spine surgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois.

Dr. Kim currently holds privileges at Dublin Methodist Hospital and is the Director of Spine Surgery at Doctors Hospital.

Dr. Kim is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the North American Spine Society and the Ohio State Medical Association.

Dr. Kim resides in Dublin with his wife and three daughters.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, who is a radiologist, and they all enjoy skiing and golfing.

Hospital & Professional Affiliations

Dublin Methodist Hospital

Doctors Hospital

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Fellow status)

North American Spine Society (Fellow status)

Ohio State Medical Association

Board Certifications

Undergraduate School

Medical School

Surgical Internship

Research Fellowship

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Spine Surgery Fellowship

Profile Details


  • Spinal Disorders & Conditions

The Team

Physician Assistant

Kirsten Richards, PA-C

  • Undergraduate Studies
    Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan; Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Science
  • Graduate Studies
    Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio; Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

From Our Patients

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Please read what others are saying about Dr. Kim.


4.5 based on 292 reviews



6785 Bobcat Way, Suite 300
Dublin, OH 43016


1030 Refugee Rd., Suite 180
Pickerington, OH 43147


“Dr. Kim is a professional and knowledgeable surgeon who shows empathy toward his patients. I wouldn’t let anyone touch my back except Dr. Kim. All doctors could take a lesson in patient bedside manner from Dr. Kim!“

Betty E.