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Dae Kim, MD

Pain Management

About Dr. Kim

Dr. Dae Kim is a palliative medicine physician and pain management specialist within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management at HSS. Dr. Kim received his medical degree from AUC School of Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at Rutgers Health Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Kim was distinguished as Chief Resident for his leadership, clinical excellence, and compassion. He also completed a fellowship focused on Palliative medicine and non-interventional pain management at Einstein Medical Center / Jefferson Health in Philadelphia.


Special Expertise

Palliative Care
Non-interventional pain management
Medical Acupuncture
Integrative Medicine

Patient Stories


If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery 
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College 


Medical Acupuncture for Physicians


AUC School of Medicine, 2018


Family Medicine - Rutgers Health - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, 2021


Family Medicine - Rutgers Health - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, 2021


Palliative Medicine - Einstein Medical Center / Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, 2022

State Licensure


English, Korean

Publications by Dr. Kim


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of April 19, 2023, Dr. Kim reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.