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Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD

Expertise in: 
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine
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Credentials & Experience

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Clinical Expertise

  • Spine Deformity
  • Spine Disorder
  • Spine Injury
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Problems
  • Spine
  • Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
  • Surgery
  • Traumatic Spine Stabilization
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Congenital Anomalies of Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Spine Care
  • Kyphosis
  • Balance Disorder
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Congenital Anomaly of Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Congenital Spinal Malformation


Education & Training

  • Seoul National University College of Medicine
  • MD, 1985 Seoul National University College of Medicine (Korea)
  • Internship: Seoul National University Hospital
  • Residency: Asan Medical Center, South Korea
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, NY

About Yongjung Kim

Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD - Spine Surgeon at The Spine Hospital NYP/Allen

Yong Jung (Jay) Kim, MD specializes in care and treatment of spinal disorders in both adults and children including scoliosis, kyphosis, sagittal or or coronal imbalance, arthritis, trauma, tumor, instability, and degenerative conditions. Each treatment plan is based on the most accurate diagnoses and aimed at minimal surgical intervention and maximum mobility without pain.

Dr. Kim, a prolific writer and researcher, was a Research Scholar for six years at Washington University School of Medicine Spinal deformity Service from 2000-2006. He has won numerous honors and awards from the Scoliosis Research Society and Cervical Spine Research Society, has written over 60 peer-reviewed publications and co-authored thirteen book chapters. Dr. Kim has made over 170 presentations at national and international meetings since year 2000 and has been guest lecturer over 40 times in Scotland, Greece, Germany, France, Spain, United States, and Korea since year 2005.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Korean


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan


  • MagnaCare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care




  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032
(212) 932-5100
(212) 305-4040
51 West 51st Street
Suite 370
New York, New York 10019
(212) 932-5100
(212) 305-4040
155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, New York 10591
(212) 932-5100
(212) 305-4040
500 Grand Avenue
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
(212) 932-5100