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Jaehon M Kim, MD Email Jaehon Kim

Hand Surgery
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    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
    • Specialties
    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West


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.




Endoscopic carpal tunnel release

Wrist and elbow arthroscopies

Tendon repairs / transfers

Peripheral nerve repairs / decompression


Total joint replacement and fusions

Tumor excision

Fracture fixation

Free tissue transfer





Sports and work related injuries

Traumatic fractures / dislocations

Peripheral nerve injuries / compressions

Brachial plexus


Vascular insufficiency

Tendon lacerations




Hand Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Internship, General Surgery
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