- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
- Hand Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Queens
Jaehon M. Kim, M.D. is an upper extremity and microvascular surgeon at the Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Kim received his medical degree at Weill-Cornell Medical College, and completed his residency at Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program in Boston. He was one of the few national recipients of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation grant. For his subspecialty training, Dr. Kim was accepted into the fellowship program at the Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, considered one of the most competitive and finest surgical training in the world. Dr. Kim's education is unique in that he was mentored by world-renowned surgeons in both orthopaedic and plastic surgery.
Dr. Kim specializes in all aspects of upper extremity surgery ranging from simple to complex problems of the musculoskeletal system. He performs minimally invasive surgeries such as endoscopic and arthroscopic procedures as well as delicate reconstruction of neurovascular structures utilizing the state of the art microscope. Other surgeons routinely refer patients to Dr. Kim for challenging injuries and conditions. Dr. Kim is academically active, and is the author of numerous book chapters and primary research articles. He has presented his work at national and international meetings.
Dr. Kim currently lives with his loving wife and adoring daughter.
EXAMPLES OF PROCEDURES PERFORMED
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
Wrist and elbow arthroscopies
Tendon repairs / transfers
Peripheral nerve repairs / decompression
Total joint replacement and fusions
Free tissue transfer
INJURIES AND CONDITIONS
Sports and work related injuries
Traumatic fractures / dislocations
Peripheral nerve injuries / compressions
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Acute Compartment Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Clavicle Fracture
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Elbow Fracture
- Elbow Sprain
- Finger Dislocation
- Finger Extensor Tendon Injury
- Finger Flexor Tendon Injury
- Finger Fracture
- Forearm Fracture
- Mallet Finger
- Medial Epicondylitis
- Mutilating Hand Injuries
- Raynaud's Disease And Phenomenon
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Trigger Finger
- Wound Dehiscence
- Wrist Fracture
- Wrist Sprain
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Internship, Surgery (General)
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program
Fellowship, Hand Surgery (Ortho)/Microsurgery
The Curtis National Hand Center - MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
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