Julia M. Kim, PhD

Dr. Julia Kim is a Clinical Psychologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. She served as Senior Psychologist at the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center for 7 years, where she helped inpatients recover from medical, surgical and physical conditions. Treatment included psychological and neurological evaluations and psychotherapy for a wide-range of medical conditions, including musculoskeletal, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary issues, limb loss, stroke and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Kim is the first Clinical Psychologist to formally work within the HSS family. Her focus is to develop an Integrative Care Program, designed to incorporate psychological services to a multi-disciplinary care team. She works closely with physicians and surgeons to optimize the best possible medical outcome.

Appointments

Clinical Psychologist, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Clinical Psychology

Special Expertise

Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Anxiety, mood and psychiatric disorders; health and rehabilitation psychology due to medical and sports-related injury or trauma. Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations.

Awards

National Merit Scholar
Illinois State Scholar

Affiliations

American Psychological Association

Specialized Centers

Education

PhD, Long Island University, New York

Internship

Bronx Psychiatric Center, New York
New York Psychoanalytic Institute, New York
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Interests

Effects of psychological factors on medical/surgical treatment expectations and outcome.

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Julia Kim, PhD, Clinical Psychologist at Hospital for Special Surgery

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street, 619W
New York, NY 10021


Tel: 646.714.6248
Fax: 646.714.6257

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021