Jin Kim

Jin K. Kim, MD, PhD

Specialties

Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

Cardiology Services, Non-Invasive Imaging Services, Women's Heart Program, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease [Internal Medicine]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Language
  • English
  • Korean
Gender
Female
Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Internship
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Residency
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterCardiology
Grade School
University of Rochester — PhD, Biochemistry
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • 2005 — American College of Cardiology '06 Early Career Travel Award
  • 2005-2007 — American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2007-2012 — Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)
  • 2008-current — Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • 2012 — UC Irvine School of Medicine Faculty Research Grant competition
  • 2012 — Voted in top 20 percent of teaching by Department of Medicine residents
  • 2015 — Attending of the Year, Cardiology, UC Irvine Medical Center
  • 2017 — Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography
  • 2017 — Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2017-2019
More Information

Dr. Jin K. Kim is a board-certified UCI Health cardiologist who specializes in heart disease and non-invasive cardiovascular imaging. Her clinical interests include women's heart health and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) to correct aortic stenosis.

Kim earned her medical degree as well as a doctoral degree in biochemistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, NY. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at UCI Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease, also at UCI Health.

Her research interests include a focus on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of heart protection under stress, and how estrogen promotes overall heart functioning and protects the main cardiac cells, called cardiomyocytes.

Kim sees patients at UCI Health Cardiovascular Center in Orange, Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine and UCI Health — Yorba Linda.

Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 714-456-6699
Fax: 949-824-0606
UCI Health Cardiovascular Center
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 4, Bldg. 25
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6699
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600