David K. Kim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Treating Patients in Dublin & Pickerington

He is an excellent doctor and also explains everything where you can understand what he is talking about. So, that is why I continue to be his patient.

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Hospital & Professional Affiliations

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.

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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.

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Certificate #2933, 05-88


Yale University; New Haven, CT

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine; Rochester, NY

Surgical Internship

University of Medicine and Dentistry; Newark, NJ

Research Fellowship

National Institutes of Health; Bethesda, MD

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Hahnemann University; Philadelphia, PA

Spine Surgery Fellowship

Southern Illinois University; Springfield, IL


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  • Spinal Disorders & Conditions

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6785 Bobcat Way #300
Dublin, OH 43016, USA


1030 Refugee Rd.
Suite 180
Pickerington, OH 43147


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.


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