Faculty Profile

Dr. Sun Jin Kim, M.D.

Sun Jin Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Interests

Practice Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement Surgery (Orthopaedics), Surgical Specialties

Medical Education:

Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University


Northwestern University Medical School


Hospital for Special Surgery

Board Certified:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Title:

Assistant Professorof Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Administrative Title:

Chief of Adult Reconstruction, Montefiore Medical Center

Clinical Focus:

Nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis, Adult Reconstruction; Primary and revision hip and knee replacements; minimally invasive approaches; patient specific technology; Partial Knee Replacements; Blood-conserving surgical options

Research Focus:

Dr. Kim practices orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on hip and knee arthritis and joint reconstruction. He specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee.


Korean, Spanish


Dr. Kim attended the prestigious Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He subsequently completed his orthopaedic internship and residency at Northwestern University. Following his residency, he participated in the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York where he was awarded the Philip D. Wilson Award for Outstanding Fellowship Research.

Dr. Kim is Chief of the Arthroplasty Service at Montefiore Medical Center and the Clinical Director of the Joint Replacement Center. Dr. Kim is well published, and a recognized expert in his field. His interests include minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, primary and complex joint reconstruction. He is fluent in both Spanish, and Korean.

He is an active member of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Korean American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

In addition to the Philip D. Wilson Award for Outstanding Fellowship Research, Dr. Kim has earned the Attending of the Year Award in 2007 and 2011, the Patients' Choice Award from 2008 through 2011, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2010 and 2011.

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Montefiore Orthopaedics

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Montefiore Medical Center
1250 Waters Place
Tower 1
Bronx, NY 10461

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