CHOLL W. KIM, M.D.

Choll W. Kim, M.D. - Spine Surgery

CHOLL W. KIM, M.D.

Spine Surgery


  • Director, Advanced Spine & Joint Institute of San Diego, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego
  • Board-certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Board-certified, American Board of Spine Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society
  • Past-member, FDA Orthopaedic Devices Panel (2004-08)
  • Chair, Minimally Invasive Spine Committee, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
  • Founding member and past president, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS)
  • Author of numerous articles and book chapters and an invited speaker around the world on minimally invasive spine issues
  • Clinical specialties and expertise include Computer-assisted Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Navigation, Adult Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis
  • Received a B.A./M.S. in Biology, University of California, San Diego, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Residency in
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, and Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Mayo Clinic