Julia M. Kim, PhD

Julia M. Kim, PhD

Julia M. Kim, PhD

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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's 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.

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Clinical Psychologist, Hospital for Special Surgery


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.


National Merit Scholar
Illinois State Scholar


American Psychological Association

Insurances Accepted

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PhD, Long Island University, New York


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

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Interests

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