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Dr. Steve Kim

Dr. Steve Kim, Top Beverly Hills Plastic SurgeonDr. Steve S. Kim is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is one of the few plastic surgeons in the country who concurrently hold both an MD and PhD degrees.

Dr. Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California at Berkeley majoring in Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry where he was a National Merit Scholar and was awarded Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended medical school at the University of California at Irvine and was selected for the nationally prestigious Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) where he earned his MD and PhD degrees.

Steve S. Kim, MD, PhD

239 S. La Cienega Blvd, Suite 102

Beverly Hills, California 90211

Phone: (310) 553-5315

Website: skplasticsurgery.com

Asian Plastic Surgery Eyelid Surgery
Body Lifts Facelift
Breast Augmentation Laser Skin Resurfacing
Trans-Umbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA) Lip Augmentation
Breast Lifts Liposuction
Breast Reduction Surgery Nonsurgical Tightening
Buttock Augmentation – Titan
Chemical Peels – Pearl
Collagen Injections – IPL
Dermal Injections Post Bariatric Procedures
#8211; Restylane Rhinoplasty #8211; Juvederm Thigh Lifts

Specialization
Dr. Kim specializes in cosmetic surgery and is trained in minimal scar techniques to produce beautiful, natural looking results. Dr. Kim spent six years refining his surgical techniques at UCLA. After his plastic surgery training, Dr. Kim traveled to South Korea to further develop his surgical skills with the best plastic surgeons in Asia. It is there that Dr. Kim learned to balance his technical skill with his artistic vision.

Dr. Kim is one of few plastic surgeons trained in the trans-umbilical breast augmentation (TUBA) procedure. Dr. Kim is experienced at facelifts, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, breast implants, breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuctions, and Asian plastic surgery. He offers the latest in laser and light based technology such as Titan, Pearl, IPL for nonsurgical tightening, resurfacing, and hair removal. Other non-invasive procedures include dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, BOTOX┬« and chemical peels. Patient satisfaction and safety is Dr. Kim’s highest priority.

Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Los Angeles Plastic Surgery Society

Education and Training

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER

DIVISION OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 6 year combined program residency Chief Resident – Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, DEPT. OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) Doctoral Degree: August 1998 Preceptor: Dr. Hung Fan, Director Cancer Research Institute and Co-Director UCI – Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

MD/PhD, 2000 Rank: #1 medical school year one, within top 5% medical school year two Alpha Omega Alpha, 1999 Academic Excellence Award, 1995 University Golden Crest Recipient

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, DEPT. OF MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY

Bachelor of Arts with emphasis in Biochemistry, 1989-1993 Magna Cum Laude Departmental Honors National Merit Scholar

Honors and Awards

  • UCI Golden Crest Award, 2000
  • Steven Blumenthal Academic Excellence Award, 2000
  • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior Year, 1999
  • Virology Training Fellowship, NIH, 1997-1999
  • NIH Travel Award, Meeting at NIH, 1998
  • American Cancer Society Fellowship Award, 1997
  • American Heart Association Fellowship Award, 1996-1997
  • Lordinois Award, Western Medical Research Forum, 1997
  • Excellence in Research Award, Western Medical Research Forum, 1997
  • Academic Excellence Award, UCI College of Medicine, 1995
  • Pathology Honor Society
  • Magna Cum Laude, UC Berkeley, 1993
  • Departmental Honors, UC Berkeley, 1993
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1993
  • John Bixby Scholarship, 1991
  • National Merit Scholar