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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Leslie Kim is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and has been in active practice for over 20 years. While he treats most general orthopaedic problems, he has specific expertise in the arthroscopic surgical treatment of shoulder and knee injuries.
Dr. Kim is a graduate of Stanford University and Stanford Medical School. General surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency were completed at UCLA. He also received post-graduate fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery, orthopaedic trauma in Munich Germany, and reconstructive surgery at Scripps Clinic.
Following Dr. Kim's formal training, he gained additional experience while working at the Olympics and serving as team physician at Skyline College. In addition, he acquired extensive experience in the workers compensation system as the director of industrial medicine for a large statewide medical group.
Dr. Kim is currently Chairman of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at Seton Medical Center, and is also on the active medical staff at Mills-Peninsula Hospital. He has a longstanding commitment to various organizations serving the medical profession and community. He is past president of the San Mateo County Medical Association, Trustee on the California Medical Association Board, Director on the Mills-Peninsula Medical Group Board, and member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors. Because of his interest in health information technology, he also recently represented physicians on a California State Commission advising the Governor on health IT financing.
Outside the office, Dr. Kim has developed a particular interest in sports fitness and physical conditioning. He has participated in competitive triathlons and marathons, and remains active as a runner.
Verified Patient Reviews
He was attentive to my problem, very knowledgeable but my problem is simple, ACL tear. Very personable.
Dr. Kim was an extremely attentive Doctor. He has a very positive demeanor and is very approachable. He clearly explained my symptoms, and listened to my concerns. I truly felt cared for, and reassured that he is very good at what he does.
Dr. Kim is very professional. He provided us with useful information and gave really critical advice. The conversation was intense but straight to the point. I have to note here that we came prepared (with a list of questions) and got informative professional answers to all of them. He seems like a sincere and caring person interested in helping people.
1. People are all very kind and very caring 2. They really do care about your health here 3. The do what they can to keep you comfortable if you have pain.
Excellent service stars for Ernie and Eric. Thank you so much.
He was very professional and thorough during all visits.