Jin Kim

Jin K. Kim, MD

Specialties

Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular research & molecular cardiology, General cardiology, Non-invasive cardiovascular imaging

Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease [Internal Medicine]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Language
  • English
  • Korean
Gender
Female
Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Internship
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Residency
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterCardiology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • 2005 — American College of Cardiology '06 Early Career Travel Award
  • 2005-2007 — American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2007-2012 — Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)
  • 2008-current — Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • 2012 — UC Irvine School of Medicine Faculty Research Grant competition
  • 2012 — Voted in top 20 percent of teaching by Department of Medicine residents
  • 2015 — Attending of the Year, Cardiology, UC Irvine Medical Center
  • 2017 — Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography
  • 2017 — Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine
  • 2017 — Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association
More Information

Dr. Jin K. Kim is a board-certified UC Irvine Health cardiologist who specializes in heart disease and non-invasive cardiovascular imaging. Her clinical interests include women's heart health.

Kim earned her medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, NY. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease, also at UC Irvine.

Her research interests include a focus on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of heart protection under stress, and how estrogen promotes overall heart functioning and protects the main cardiac cells, called cardiomyocytes.

Kim sees patients at UC Irvine Medical Center's Cardiovascular Center in Orange and at Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine.

UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6699