Joseph S. Kim, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Joseph Kim specializes in spine surgery, especially cervical spine surgery. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship-trained in spine surgery and has been recognized for his work with numerous awards. In his free time, he enjoys football, traveling, and spending time with family.

Make an Appointment with Dr. Kim

for Back & Neck

using MyChart

Or call
804-915-1910

Education & Training

  • UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center, Spine Surgery Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburg, Orthopedic Research Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Residency
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor’s Degree

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Forms

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center
  • OrthoVirginia Operatory

Organizations & Awards

  • Voted Top Doctor in Richmond Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Chief Resident of the year Award, 2007
  • North American Spine Society Outstanding Paper Award, 2004
  • Resident Research Award for Best Paper, 2003
  • Cervical Spine Research Society Research Grant Winner, 2003
  • The Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal, Chief Editor
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine

Treatments

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

  • UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center, Spine Surgery Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburg, Orthopedic Research Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Residency
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor’s Degree

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center
  • OrthoVirginia Operatory

  • Voted Top Doctor in Richmond Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Chief Resident of the year Award, 2007
  • North American Spine Society Outstanding Paper Award, 2004
  • Resident Research Award for Best Paper, 2003
  • Cervical Spine Research Society Research Grant Winner, 2003
  • The Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal, Chief Editor
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection