George G. Kim, MD
Facility/Office:Advent Internal Medicine
2536 Lynn Road, Suite B
Tryon, NC 28782
Education:Trinity University in San Antonio, TX
Internship:Loma Linda University School of Medicine in CA
Residency:Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, OH
Biography:George G. Kim, MD was born in Seoul, South Korea, the son of a Pathologist. When he was four years old, his family moved to the United States where his father worked in cancer research in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Kim received his undergraduate degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. As an undergraduate, Dr. Kim completed a double major in biophysics and biology. His doctor of medicine degree is from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, which is affiliated with Wright State University, and achieved Board certification in 1997.
He began his practice through Park Ridge Hospital from 1997-2003. He was then in partnership with Dr. Bill Casp in Rutherfordton from 2003-2004.
As of October 1, 2004, Dr. Kim has established a private practice - Advent Internal Medicine - in Lynn, NC which is between the towns of Columbus and Tryon. His desire is to build strong ties with the community, its health care system and St. Luke's Hospital. In his spare time, Dr. Kim enjoys tennis, archery, volleyball, choir, guitar, backpacking and playing with his two children.
Dr. Kim's faith in God has played an important role in his professional and personal choices. He stated, "Healing in partnership with God helps people realize how deeply He cares for our pain, emotions, health and happiness."