Cardiology Services, Non-Invasive Imaging Services, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
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.
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