About the Author Brian Kim, MD Dr. Brian Y. Kim is a board-certified UCI Health specialist in family and sports medicine. He provides multidisciplinary care for active individuals, with a particular focus on runners and female athletes. He currently serves as a team physician for the UC Irvine athletics program. Kim earned his medical degree at UC Irvine and then completed an internship and residency in family medicine at UCLA. He also completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at UCLA, where he conducted research on female athletes and bone stress injuries in collegiate runners.