Andrew B. Kim, D.O.
Andrew B. Kim, D.O.
Dr. Andrew Kim was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied East Asian studies and chemistry. Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in South Florida. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine & The University of Texas Alliance. He trained at several world-renowned hospitals in the Texas Medical Center, including The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Memorial Hermann. This rehabilitation hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top three rehabilitation center in the country. Dr. Kim then went on to complete an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Pain Medicine at UCLA. He is well-trained in fluoroscopically-guided spinal procedures and ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal procedures.
Dr. Kim’s experience consists of treating a wide scope of conditions that have included spinal cord injury, brain injury, neuromuscular disease, musculoskeletal, and spinal disorders.
Dr. Kim is also well trained in the use and implementation of devices such as spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal drug delivery pain pumps for severe spinal disorders and cancer pain/non-malignant pain.
Dr. Kim believes in working with the patient to achieve the best functional outcomes. His philosophy includes delivering honest, compassionate care where communication is the key to success. He thrives on listening to the patient’s concerns and tailoring treatment that is medically appropriate and effective.
His interests include studying foreign languages, Chicago sports, and using his Pit Barrel smoker to make deliciousness.
Available to see patients in Las Vegas and Henderson at our Central, Southwest, and Henderson offices, Dr. Kim is dedicated to providing high-quality patient care.
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and East Asian Studies: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
- Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL
- Internal Medicine Internship: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency: Baylor College of Medicine & The University of Texas Alliance, Houston, TX
- Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA
- Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- North American Neuromodulation Society
- Spine Intervention Society
- Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican
Dr. Andrew Kim Named in Health Care Quarterly’s Top Doctors 2022
Health Care Quarterly recognizes some of the best doctors in Southern Nevada every year. Through a peer-to-peer review process, with thousands of local doctors surveyed, the list is compiled based on the recommendations of area doctors and surgeons.
As nominated by practicing Clark County doctors, Dr. Andrew Kim was on the list of Top Doctors 2022 in orthopaedics.
Dr. Andrew Kim Listed as Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2023
Fellowship-trained, board-certified interventional pain doctor Andrew B. Kim, D.O., was named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in 2023.
Dr. Kim has been a Castle Connolly Top Doctor Since 2019.
Five Desert Orthopaedic Center Experts Named Top Doctors of 2019
In an article by Nevada Public Radio, five Desert Orthopaedic Center experts were named as Top Doctors for 2019. This list by Castle Connolly includes 269 Southern Nevada physicians who were selected by their peers
Congratulations to the following Desert Orthopaedic Center doctors:
Dr. Chad Hanson and Dr. Andrew Kim Named Top Doctors by Health Care Quarterly
Chad M. Hanson, M.D., and Andrew B. Kim, D.O., were recently named 2018 Top Doctors by Health Care Quarterly.
This recognition is awarded based on peer election through surveys as well as having good standings with the state medical boards.
Dr. Andrew Kim Performs Prometra® II Implant in Las Vegas
Congratulations to our physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Andrew B. Kim, D.O., who recently performed his first Prometra II implant in Las Vegas.
The Prometra II implant is an innovative device that administers pain-relieving medication into the body. It is designed for patients who are suffering from chronic pain and have tried other treatment options for pain management but have had no relief.
To learn more about the Prometra II implant or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kim, please call (702) 731-4088.