On Thursday, November 24, all OrthoVirginia and Ortho On Call locations will be closed.
On Friday, November 25, OrthoVirginia will be closed but our Blacksburg office and most Ortho On Call locations will be open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for urgent orthopedic care.

Christopher K. Kim, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Christopher Kim specializes in pediatric spine surgery. Formerly in the US Army, Dr. Kim has been recognized several times by the military for his service.

Make an Appointment with Dr. Kim

for Back & Neck, General Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma Care

Or call
804-915-1910

Education & Training

  • Children’s Hospital and Health Center, Fellowship, 1997
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Residency, 1994
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree, 1987
  • U.S. Military Academy, Bachelor’s Degree, 1983

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Chippenham Medical Center
  • Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted Top Doctor by Richmond Magazine, 2021
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Meritorious Unit Citation
  • National Defense Medal
  • Overseas Ribbon
  • Parachutist Badge
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Ankle and hindfoot reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle – clubfoot, flatfoot
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Fusion for cervical, thoracic and lumbar trauma
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip and pelvic osteotomy
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Kyphosis surgery
  • Labrum surgery
  • Limb lengthening/equalization
  • Lisfranc fracture/dislocation surgery
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Lower extremity compartment pressure testing
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative general – bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteotomies
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Scoliosis surgery
  • Scoliosis treatment
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Spondylolysis
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Thoracic spine surgery
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery

  • Children’s Hospital and Health Center, Fellowship, 1997
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Residency, 1994
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree, 1987
  • U.S. Military Academy, Bachelor’s Degree, 1983

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Chippenham Medical Center
  • Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital

  • Voted Top Doctor by Richmond Magazine, 2021
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Meritorious Unit Citation
  • National Defense Medal
  • Overseas Ribbon
  • Parachutist Badge
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Ankle and hindfoot reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle – clubfoot, flatfoot
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Fusion for cervical, thoracic and lumbar trauma
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip and pelvic osteotomy
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Kyphosis surgery
  • Labrum surgery
  • Limb lengthening/equalization
  • Lisfranc fracture/dislocation surgery
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Lower extremity compartment pressure testing
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative general – bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteotomies
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Scoliosis surgery
  • Scoliosis treatment
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Spondylolysis
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Thoracic spine surgery
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist fracture surgery