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Dr. David Kim on the Susan Sikora showSee Dr. David Kim on the Susan Sikora show discussing new concepts of facial beauty and the impact of facial cosmetic surgery for prospective job-seekers.


Plastic surgeon David Kim on KRON TVSan Francisco plastic surgeon David W. Kim, MD discusses his breakthrough study on beauty on KRON TV Weekend Show.


Dr. Kim on Discovery Health Channel

Dr. David W. Kim featured on Discovery Health Channel – see the before and after of repairing the hole left in a patient’s nose after having basal cell skin cancer removed.


David Kim, MD featured on KRON TV’s Best of the Bay

David Kim, MD facial plastic surgery practice featured on KRON TV’s “Best of the Bay.” (Filmed when Dr. Kim’s office was still at UCSF)


David Kim, MD on KCBS radio

Dr. David Kim interviewed on KCBS radio about young mothers having plastic surgery, so-called “Mommy Makeover’s.


Dr. Kim interviewed on KCBS radio

Dr. David Kim interviewed on KCBS radio about the increase in interest in having plastic surgery procedures done.




Rhinoplasty surgeon magazine featureRising rhinoplasty star David W. Kim, a San Francisco surgeon, attracts tech titans, West Coast socials, and other highfliers with his technical virtuosity and conservative approach (ski jumps, after all, are so 20 years ago). “A good rhinoplasty looks like you were born with it,” he says.  Read the article.

NewBeauty magazine coverDr. David W. Kim was published in the Spring / Summer 2013 edition of NewBeauty magazine.
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Spring/Summer 2011 edition of NewBeautyDr. David W. Kim is featured in the Spring / Summer 2011 edition of NewBeauty magazine. Click here to read the feature (as a PDF file). The article focuses on his expertise in rhinoplasty.
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Patient’s Choice Award 2009Dr. David Kim earns Patient’s Choice Award second year in a row!
“Your patients have selected you, Dr. Kim, for the Patients’ Choice Award for 2009… Your patients have taken the time to compliment you in areas such as: your bedside manner, the amount of time you spend with them, the courtesy of your staff, appropriate follow-up, and their overall opinion of you as a physician. Quite simply, you are one of the best!”

Plastic Surgery PracticeDr. Kim’s article, “Ethnic Rhinoplasty Pearls,” published in Plastic Surgery Practice magazine. It highlights the variations of nasal form that have to be taken into account for patients of different ethnic backgrounds.

Best Doctors logoDavid Kim, MD, selected for inclusion in Best Doctors by his peers. Best Doctors is an international compendium of the most respected doctors in their specialties, around the world.

Dubai Rhinoplasty SymposiumDavid Kim, MD, is the scientific course director for the inaugural Dubai Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dec. 3 – 5, 2009.
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Marquis Who’s Who in AmericaDr. David Kim listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America. He will be included in the 2010 edition.

Marin Independent Journal – Kim featured in article on “America’s quest for perfection.”

Dr. Kim’s Groundbreaking Study on Beauty seen on:

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Dr. Kim’s Study on BeautyRead the article about Dr. Kim’s Study on Beauty in its entirety.

AAO-HNS 2008 Honor AwardDavid W. Kim, MD Receives AAO-HNS Honor Award