UCI Health will see you now: Welcome to our new co-workers and patients from Fountain Valley, Lakewood, Los Alamitos and Placentia-Linda! 

Jin Kim

Jin Kyung Kim, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

noninvasive cardiovascular imaging, structural and valvular heart disease, women's heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • English
  • Korean
Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
UCI Medical CenterInternal Medicine
UCI Medical CenterInternal Medicine
UCI Medical CenterCardiology
Grad School
University of Rochester — PhD, Biochemistry
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Fellow — American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow — American Society of Echocardiography
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2017-2019, 2023
  • 2017 — Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine
  • 2015 — Attending of the Year, Cardiology, UCI Medical Center
  • 2007-2012 — Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)
  • 2005-2007 — American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
More Information

Dr. Jin Kyung Kim is a board-certified UCI Health cardiologist who specializes in heart disease and noninvasive cardiovascular imaging. Her clinical interests include women's heart health and valvular and structural heart disease, including 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, who is fluent in Korean, sees patients in Orange and Newport Beach.

UCI Health Cardiovascular Center
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 4
Building 25
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6699
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Newport Beach MacArthur
4000 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 110
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-445-8768
Fax: 866-251-0713