Dr. David W. Kim in San Francisco is an internationally acclaimed Facial Plastic Surgeon who uses advanced techniques and procedures that are the safest and most successful.


Out of Town Patient Information

Our office is located in the heart of San Francisco, in the beautiful North Embarcadero District. There are numerous hotels, restaurants, and boutiques nearby. Dr. Kim’s office is located near the water and is complete with magnificent views of the Bay which span from the Golden Gate to the Bay Bridge. We are steps away from the bustling and historic Fisherman’s Wharf area and Giradelli Square.

At the office of Dr. David W. Kim, it is our pleasure to make sure your visit to the city or stay after surgery is as comfortable as possible.

Please contact our Patient Care Coordinator who will help assist you in booking a hotel stay at one of our preferred locations near our office. We will be pleased to help accommodate any requests or special needs during your stay.


San Francisco International Airport (SFO) – www.flysfo.com – is about 15 miles south of the city.

Another option is Oakland International Airport (OAK) – www.oaklandairport.com – not as convenient since it is about 20 miles from San Francisco, however sometimes less expensive flights can be found into Oakland.

For people with business or people they know in Silicon Valley, San Jose International (SJC) – www.sjc.org – is also an option.

Airport Transportation

There are taxis, shuttles and public transportation options for getting to San Francisco from SFO and Oakland International.


Cab fare from SFO to downtown San Francisco averages $38 – $45 depending on traffic and your exact destination. From Oakland International, taxi fares average approximately $55 – $60.

Shuttles & Limousines

From San Francisco International, see http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/tofrom/transp-serv/to-sf/.

From Oakland International, see http://www.oaklandairport.com/shuttles.shtml Also check with your hotel about transportation options from the airport.

Public Transportation

The San Francisco Bay Area’s rapid transit/subway system, called BART, has service from both SFO and Oakland airports (see bart.gov). There is a BART station right in the International Terminal at SFO. From the Oakland airport, you have to take a shuttle to the BART station. See the BART and airport Web sites for more information.

Take BART towards San Francisco to the Embarcadero Stop. You then exit the station above ground and take the F Line Train towards Fishermans Wharf (Inbound). You will exit the F line at the Bay Street stop and walk to our office from that location.

Office Map

Our office is located at 55 Francisco St. #705, San Francisco, CA 94133.

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We look forward to meeting you soon.

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Why Dr. Kim Chose The Medical Field?

Dr. Kim's Philosophy On Beauty

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I Was Not Nervous

I Can Breathe Again

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Testimonial – Vanessa

Testimonial – Wanda

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Breathing Is Not Always Easy

Have You Seen It All?

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How Do You Keep Up With New Tech?

How Do You Treat Your Patients?

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How Much Downtime To Expect?

Many People Want Subtlety

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Millions Of People Can't Breathe

Most Drastic Example?

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People Should Be Treated Well

Reconciling Vision To Make People Happy

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Results Should Reflect Individual Desires

Talk About Philosophy On Beauty

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Talk About Your Personal Approach

The Asian Eye

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The Goal Is To Make Someone Happy

Transformation And Rejuvination

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What Do You Say To Someone Afraid Of Surgery?

Why Dr. Kim Got Into Surgery

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Dr. Kim's Professional Background

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Media Appearances

Thanks to his expertise, Dr. Kim has made numerous appearances on television, radio, in print publications and at professional conferences. He’s written and talked about topics ranging from mommy makeover to rhinoplasty to skin cancer removal. Please browse through Dr. Kim’s media coverage, which includes his groundbreaking “Study on Beauty.”