Leslie Kim, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon located in Daly City, CA

About Dr. Kim

Dr. Leslie Kim is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialization in shoulder and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Kim brings a special interest in sports medicine, workers’ compensation, forensic (medico-legal) orthopedics, and health care innovation to Peninsula Orthopedic Associates to help his patients in Daly City, California, lead healthy, active lives.

Dr. Kim graduated from Stanford University in Stanford, California, in 1974 and Stanford Medical School in 1978. He had completed a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, by 1983. He also received post-graduate fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery, orthopedic trauma, in Munich and in reconstructive surgery at Scripps Clinic in San Diego.

Following his formal training, Dr. Kim gained additional experience while working at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and serving as a local college team physician. He also gained working knowledge of the workers’ compensation system as the medical director of a large statewide medical group.

Currently, Dr. Kim is the chair of the orthopedic surgery department at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, California, and on staff at Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Physician colleagues have elected him president of the California Orthopaedic Association, president of the San Mateo County Medical Association, a trustee on the Board of the California Medical Association, and Executive Committee member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors.

Outside of his work, Dr. Kim is a sports fitness and physical conditioning enthusiast who has participated in competitive triathlons and marathons. Having been born and raised in Hawaii, he enjoys a variety of water sports and outdoor activities, ranging from sailing and diving to skiing and trekking in the Himalayas.

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Dr. Leslie Kim is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialization in shoulder and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Kim brings a special interest in sports medicine, workers’ compensation, forensic (medico-legal) orthopedics, and health care innovation to Peninsula Orthopedic Associates to help his patients in Daly City, California, lead healthy, active lives.

Dr. Kim graduated from Stanford University in Stanford, California, in 1974 and Stanford Medical School in 1978. He had completed a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, by 1983. He also received post-graduate fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery, orthopedic trauma, in Munich and in reconstructive surgery at Scripps Clinic in San Diego.

Following his formal training, Dr. Kim gained additional experience while working at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and serving as a local college team physician. He also gained working knowledge of the workers’ compensation system as the medical director of a large statewide medical group.

Currently, Dr. Kim is the chair of the orthopedic surgery department at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, California, and on staff at Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Physician colleagues have elected him president of the California Orthopaedic Association, president of the San Mateo County Medical Association, a trustee on the Board of the California Medical Association, and Executive Committee member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors.

Outside of his work, Dr. Kim is a sports fitness and physical conditioning enthusiast who has participated in competitive triathlons and marathons. Having been born and raised in Hawaii, he enjoys a variety of water sports and outdoor activities, ranging from sailing and diving to skiing and trekking in the Himalayas.


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