Young Joo Kim, DVM, MS
Dr. Kim received his DVM degree from Seoul National University, College of Veterinary Medicine, one of the most prestigious schools in South Korea. He also earned a M.S. degree from the same school in Veterinary Anatomy and Histology. In 2002, Dr. Kim finished the E.C.F.V.G (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) program at the Cumming’s School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University (TCSVM) in North Grafton, Massachusetts. He completed a one-year internship at All-Care Animal Referral Center and later spent several years as an emergency and ICU clinician in Southern California. He has been with Central Orange County Emergency Hospital as an emergency veterinarian since 2010.
Previously, Dr. Kim also worked for two years as a facilitating veterinarian at Western University of Heath Science, College of Veterinary Medicine. In addition, he has been preparing to become a board certified veterinary surgeon. In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys mountain biking. He is also taking private pilot training.