Dr. King Kim DMD

New Image Maxillofacial – Melbourne & Rockledge FL

Meet Dr. Kim

KK picture 6.2015 croppedDr. King Kim grew up in Beaverton, Oregon just outside of Portland where he graduated from Aloha High School. This was followed by earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Dr. Kim then began traveling and working domestically and internationally. He proceeded to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and subsequently a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Nova Southeastern University/Broward General Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During his residency, Dr. Kim also trained at Memorial Regional Hospital, Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital all in Miami. Dr. Kim then completed a fellowship in Facial Cosmetic Surgery at Baptist Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus, Mississippi. Currently he maintains a position as an adjunct clinical professor at Nova Southeastern University/Broward General Medical Center Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in addition to his private practice responsibilities in Melbourne and Rockledge. Dr. Kim is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has been appointed to be a board examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.


Dr. Kim is currently on staff at the Melbourne Same Day Surgery Center and three Brevard County hospitals: Holmes Regional Medical Center, Viera Hospital and Wuesthoff Hospital in Melbourne. His professional interests include: facial cosmetic surgery, TMJ surgery, minimally invasive oral and maxillofacial surgery, correcting facial and jaw deformities, facial and jaw reconstruction, wisdom teeth removal, dental implant surgery, and repair of traumatic facial injuries. He is the only oral and maxillofacial fellowship-trained facial cosmetic surgeon in central coastal Florida, and is co-author of the textbook Cosmetic Surgery for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Kim is also well published in the oral and maxillofacial surgery journals, and has contributed chapters in various textbooks. He has volunteered his services in Nicaragua, Ecuador, Honduras, Mississippi, and Melbourne, Florida. One area of focus for Dr. Kim’s local volunteer efforts is with the Florida Department of Health Volunteer Adult Dental Clinic. He enjoys doing mission work, and plans to continue making multiple trips to medically under-served areas. Florida Today published an article that highlighted some of the past mission work.


When not working, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with his wife Amber and their two boys, snow skiing, scuba diving, golfing, playing tennis, and participating in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.