About Dr. Terrence Kim

CURRICULUM VITAE

Terrence Kim, MD

444 S. San Vicente Blvd, Suite 800 Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-9716 FAX: 310-423-9767
Email: Terrence.Kim@cshs.org

EDUCATION:

Undergraduate: Bachelor of the Arts in Biology, 1994-1998
Cornell University

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, 1999-2003
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Residency: University of Maryland / Shock Trauma, 2003-2008
Resident Physician in Orthopedics
Maryland

Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, 2008-2009
Fellowship Training in Combined Neurosurgery/Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

APPOINTMENTS:

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California September, 2009

Candidate Member of Cedars-Sinai Spine Center
Center of Excellence
Los Angeles, California October, 2009

AWARDS AND HONORS:

National Merit Semifinalist 1994

Tufts University School of Medicine Externship 1997

Deans’ List- eight semesters 1994-1998

Dean’s Scholar, Cornell University 1998

National Institutes of Health Summer Research Grant 2000

Medical Doctorate with Honors 2003

Maryland Orthopaedic Association- Clinical Research Award 2004

AAOS Abstract/Podium Acceptance 2006

Globus Medical Inc., Research Grant for over $20,000 2006

Outstanding Physician Colleague Nominee- Shock Trauma Hospital 2008

University of Maryland Orthopaedics Administrative/Academic Chief Resident 2008

Synthes AO Spine Fellow 2008-2009

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Applicant, Scoliosis Research Society

Korean American Spine Society

North American Spine Society, Member

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Board Certified
Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012

California Medical License Current

Drug Enforcement Agency Current

Radiography and Fluoroscopy 2009-Current

X-Ray Supervisor and Operator 2011-Current

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH:

Kim TT, Paquette JS, Johnson JP, Murphy J, Pashman RS. “The Sagittal Reconstruction Parameters Classification for the Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis” Accepted for presentation at SRS and AAOS 2009.

Kim TT, Paquette JS, Johnson JP, Murphy J, Pashman RS. “Unilateral versus Bilateral Iliac Fixation in Long Adult Deformity Fusions: A Cohort Analysis” Accepted for presentation at SRS and NASS 2009.

Kim TT, Ludwig S, Gelb DE, Hsieh A, Kim HC. “Biomechanical Analysis of Anterior Instrumentation at the Thoracolumbar Junction: A Cadaveric Study Comparing Modern Plating and Rod Systems.” Abstract accepted NASS 2009.

Ghostine S, Kim TT, Lauryssen C, Samudrala S, Johnson JP. “Intra-articular C1-C2 facet fusion.” Abstract accepted AANS 2009.

Gelb DE, Ludwig SC, Karp J, Chung E, Werner C, Kim TT, Poelstra K. “Successful Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures with Short-Segment Pedicle Instrumentation.” Accepted for publication Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques 2009.

O’Toole RV, Whitney A, Merchant N, Hui E, Higgins J, Kim TT, Sagebien C. “Variation in Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome by Surgeons Treating Tibial Shaft Fractures” Accepted for publication Journal of Trauma 2009.

Kim TT, O’Brien JR, Zarro C, Ludwig S, Gelb DE. “Traumatic Lumbosacral Dislocation Treated by Posterior-Only Instrumentation and Transforaminal Interbody Fusion: Report of Two Cases.” Submitted for publication 2008.

Kim TT, Ludwig S, Gelb DE, Poelstra, KA. “Diagnosis and Management of Postoperative Wound Infections of the Cervical Spine.” Curr Opin Orthop 2007;18(3):276-281.

Sagebien C, Kim TT, O’Toole RV, Turen C. “Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Tibial Fractures: A Report on 74 Consecutive Tibia Fractures.” Accepted for publication in Orthopaedics 2009.

Kim TT, Ludwig S, Gelb DE. “Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring in the Trauma Patient.” Publication in progress 2009.

Kim TT, Murthi AM. “Modular dissociation of the Judet floating radial head prosthesis: A case report.” Submitted for publication 2007.

Kim TT, Bennett CB. “Current Trends in Double Bundle ACL reconstruction.” Submission in progress 2007.

Chien EK, Sweet L, Phillippe M, Marietti S, Kim TT, Wolff DA, Thomas L, Bieber, E. “Protease-activated receptor isoform expression in pregnant and non-pregnant rat myometrial tissue.” J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2003 Dec;10(8):460-8.

Kim TT, Saunders T, Bieber E, Phillipe M. “Protein expression of phospholipase C in pregnant and nonpregnant rat uterine tissue.” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Nov;185(5):1191-7.

Kim TT, Saunders T, Bieber E, Phillippe M. “Tissue-specific protein kinase C isoform expression in rat uterine tissue.” J Soc Gynecol Investig. 1999 Nov-Dec;6(6):293-300.

“Rattus norvegicus protease activated receptor 4 mRNA sequence.” (AF269246). May 19, 2001.

“Rattus norvegicus protease activated receptor 3 mRNA sequence.” (AF269247). May 19, 2000.

LECTURES AND MEETINGS:

Soliosis Research Society, 44th Annual Meeting, Pre-Meeting Courses: Critical Concepts in
Adult Deformity Surgery When Degenerative Cases become Deformity Cases (presented by Dr. J Patrick Johnson) 9/2009

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds Iatrogenic Flatback Syndrome 8/2009

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
7/2009

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds Veterbral Osteomyelitis

5/2009

Eight Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders: Las Vegas, NV
Sagittal Reconstruction Parameters (SRP) Classification for Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis Determination of Fusion Levels
2/2009

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds
The Adult Compensatory Curve after Selective Thoracic Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis
1/2009

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds
Spine Surgery in Cambodia
12/2008

Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Institute for Spinal Disorders: Grand Rounds
Subaxial Cervical Spine and Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries
10/2008

LABS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

University of Maryland, Department of Orthopaedics, Drs. Steven Ludwig and Daniel Gelb, Biomechanical Analysis of Anterior Instrumentation at the Thoracolumbar Junction: A Cadaveric Study Comparing Modern Plating and Rod Systems. 2005-2008

University of Chicago, Department of Orthopaedics, Dr. John Martell; Early radiographic detection of heterotopic osteolysis. Investigated the detection and quantification of early osteolysis in total hip arthroplasty with the use of computer detection software. 2002

University of Chicago, Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Surgery, Drs. Ralph Weichselbaum and Joel Shilyansky; Anti-tumor effects of E1A and TNF-α proteins on tumor growth in vitro and in vivo. 1999-2000

University of Chicago, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drs. Mark Phillippe and Eric Bieber; Biochemical pathways and mechanisms of muscle contraction and initiation of parturition. Discovered and sequenced the gene for several novel proteins involved in uterine labor. 1998-1999

Cornell University, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. Peter Nathanielsz, Neuroendocrine effects of leptin on growth and fetal development. 1997-1998

PRESENTATIONS AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual 2006 Meeting, Abstract accepted and Podium Presentation by first author on “Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Tibial Fractures: A Report on 74 Consecutive Tibia Fractures.” 2006

Maryland Orthopaedic Association, Spring Scientific Podium Presentation on “Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Tibial Fractures: A Report on 74 Consecutive Tibia Fractures.” 2004

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine/NIH Research Program, Podium Presentation “The anti-tumor effects of E1A and TNF-α proteins on tumor growth in vitro and in vivo.” 2000

Society of Gynecologic Investigation, Annual 1999 Meeting, Podium Presentation “Tissue-specific protein kinase C isoform expression in rat uterine tissue.” 1999

Fundraiser Chairman of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). Secured several thousands of dollars in corporate and private donations, and organized several major fundraisers to finance the group’s educational and lobbying efforts. 2000-2003

Vice-President of the American Medical Association (AMA) University of Chicago Chapter. Administrative and organizational efforts in lobbying efforts in conjunction with the Illinois State Medical Society 2001-2003

Medical School Class Representative at deans’ meetings. 1999-2003

SERVICE:

Cornell University Symphony Orchestra. Violinist. 1994-1998

Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Member and Course Instructor. 1999-2003

University of Chicago Ronald MacDonald House. Volunteer, planned activities for parents and families of hospitalized children. 2000-2003

Medical School Curriculum Committee. Member. 2000-2003

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Admissions Committee Member. 2001-2003

Discovery Health Channel: Shock Trauma the Critical Hour. Interviewed and followed by camera crew for educational series. 2004

University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine. High school sports team physician. 2004-2008

AO North America. Table Instructor in Trauma Course for Operating Room Personnel. 2006

Health Volunteers Overseas- Cambodia. International Consortium of Surgeons Traveling to Underprivileged Nations to Provide Subspecialty Surgical Care. 2008