Thomas C. Kim, M.D.



Thomas C. Kim, M.D. joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 2002. Dr. Kim is fellowship trained in the surgical treatment of athletic injuries focusing on disorders of the shoulder, hip, and knee with an emphasis on arthroscopic surgery of these joints.

Special Interest

Education & Training

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Thomas C. Kim, M.D. was raised in Los Angeles, California and received his undergraduate education at the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kim graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and was nominated into Sigma Xi for research in Organic Chemistry. As an undergraduate student, Dr. Kim also received a Minor in Theology. While attending Georgetown University, Dr. Kim was accepted via the Early Assurance Program into the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Kim completed his surgical residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and completed his training with the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. In 2000, following residency, Dr. Kim completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Harvard University under Lyle Micheli, M.D. in Boston, Massachusetts. During his fellowship, he provided coverage for the Boston Ballet, Boston Marathon, Eastern College Athletic Conference Track Championship, Bay State Games, and for several local college and high school hockey and football teams. His fellowship also involved training at the Boston Children’s Hospital. The Boston Children’s Hospital division of Sports Medicine was the first facility in the nation devoted to the treatment of sports injuries in pediatric and adolescent athletes.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Nevada Orthopedic Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • Nevada State Medical Association
  • Adjuct Faculty, Touro University
  • Sigma XI Research Society

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Office Locations

Northwest/Las Vegas