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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Richard Kim is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist who is board certified in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in El Paso, Texas. He attended Baylor University and graduated with a Bachelors in Science and Education in Health Science Studies. During his years at Baylor, Dr. Kim was involved with numerous club sports including the Baylor Rugby Football Club. He received his medical degree from the American University of Antigua. He then went on to complete his preliminary year in surgery at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, and his residency in PM&R at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, both in Brooklyn, NY. His residency focused on musculoskeletal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, neurologic and rheumatologic disease. His training also included peripheral joint injections, ultrasound, and spinal procedures. Dr. Kim served as chief resident and was the first recipient of the Deborah Brathwaite MD Award for Professionalism and Patient Care. Dr. Kim then went on to complete his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He spent his year involved with and treating athletes from all over New Jersey. He treated a wide range of adult and adolescent musculoskeletal injuries and sports-related concussions. His training heavily focused on diagnosing and treating of sports-related concussions. He also worked closely with the Athletic Training staff at Raritan High School, in Hazlet, NJ, and Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, NJ. Throughout his medical career, Dr. Kim has volunteered with numerous organizations, which include the New York Marathon, USA Boxing/Golden Gloves, and New York Special Olympics.