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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Stephen S. Kim, MD

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Stephen Kim, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Pediatric Surgery, Surgery

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Years of Experience





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About Stephen Kim, MD

Dr. Stephen Kim is a specialty care physician board certified in pediatric surgery and surgery. He joined Inova Health System in 2022 and has been practicing since 1994.

Prior to becoming the system chief of pediatric surgery for Inova, Dr. Kim was the medical director of pediatric surgery for a private practice, medical director of children's surgical services and was also the chief of pediatric surgery at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and Inova Children’s Hospital.


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics    
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons        
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons        
  • The University of Chicago Surgical Society
  • Korean-American Medical Association
  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2022


Medical Education

University of Virginia 1994


The University of Chicago
Training Specialty: Surgery
7/1/1994 - 6/30/2001


Harvard Medical School
Training Specialty: Surgery
7/1/1996 - 6/30/1998
University of Washington Medical Center
Training Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2003

Board Certification

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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