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David H. Kim, MD

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About Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and did his internship at University of California, Irvine. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins Residency Program in June, 2008. Dr. Kim then did a Regional Anesthesia Fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery and was invited to join the Attending Staff upon completion of his fellowship. Dr. Kim is involved in several research protocols and has presented at national meetings. Dr. Kim is also the recipient of the 2008-2009 HSS Attending Anesthesiologists’ Award for Clinical Excellence.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine


St. Louis University School of Medicine


St. Louis University School of Medicine


The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Regional Anesthesia Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Kim

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Lee BH and Kim DH. Suprainguinal Fascia Iliaca Block as Postoperative Analgesia in Open Reduction and Internal Fixation to Treat Hip Fracture in a Woman with Parkinson’s Disease. Grand Rounds from HSS: Management of Complex Cases, June 2018; Volume 7, Issue 2.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Kim reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Dr. Kim in the News