Meet Honest Oral Surgeon
Dr. Paul Kim, MD, DDS
Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Irvine, CA
Dr. Paul Kim is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who currently resides in Irvine, California. Dr. Paul grew up in San Francisco, CA and fell in love with Southern California while attending the University of California, Irvine where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Science. He then continued his studies in Southern California earning his Dental Degree (DDS) at the University of California, Los Angeles where he excelled and graduated at the top of his class.
Dr. Paul was then selected to attend one of the best medical schools in the country and obtained his medical degree (M.D.) at the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed general surgery training at one of the busiest hospitals in Northern California, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital under the UCSF Division of General Surgery. He further sharpened his skill in anesthesia by training under the UCSF Department of Anesthesiology allowing him to perform general anesthesia of all types safely.
Dr. Paul then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial residency training at the University of California, San Francisco training at the most prestigious and busiest hospitals (UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs). This allowed him to gain extensive experience by treating the most complex cases in head and neck surgery. His training included dentoalveolar surgery (dental extraction, bone grafting and implants), orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), head and neck trauma, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease, and obstructive sleep apnea surgery.
Dr. Paul maintains hospital privileges at Hoag Presbyterian Hospital in Irvine and Newport Beach. In his free time, Dr. Paul enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, playing basketball, and traveling.