Dr. David Kim specializes in all aspects of aesthetic plastic surgery with a particular interest in head and neck procedures.  After completing Plastic Surgery residency at USC, he continued onto Boston Children’s Hospital where he did his Craniofacial Surgery fellowship focusing on children born with cleft lip/palate and deformities of the head.  Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Kim served as an attending surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital educating fellows, residents, and medical students at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kim has operated on patients from 6 continents and has collaborated with surgeons from all over the world.  Dr. Kim is active in research and continues to publish in scientific medical journals.   His research has been presented at conferences including the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the California Society of Plastic Surgery, the Rocky Mountain Society of Plastic Surgery, and the International Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate.

Dr. Kim’s practice continues to evolve with the latest techniques.  He and his staff cover the entire spectrum of reconstructive and rejuvenating procedures from botox and cutting edge LASERs to facelifts, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, post-bariatric surgery, liposuction, and breast augmentation.

As a Los Angeles native, Dr. Kim is happy to serve the community that raised him.    He has offices in Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Palm Desert, where he and his team are dedicated to providing his patients with safe, elegant, and meticulous care.