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Young-Min Kim, MD
Instructor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Dr. Kim is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.  He joined the Child Neurology faculty in 2016.  He received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and completed his training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital.  Dr. Kim is board certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology.

Dr. Kim has special interest in providing comprehensive care for children with cerebral palsy and movement disorders and has additional specialty training in those areas, including the use of botulinum toxin and deep brain stimulation.  He also has special interest in the life-long care of persons with neurodevelopmental disorders and participates in their care from the prenatal period into adulthood. He is Director of the Pediatric Movement Disorders Clinic and also serves as Co-Director of the Neurology Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Neuro-NICU).  He is consulting Neurologist at the Inland Regional Center.  Dr. Kim also cares for children with general neurological conditions including epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and neurogenetic and neurometabolic conditions.  

Dr. Kim highly values the partnership between physicians and families to care for each child.  He values kindness, open communication, empowering families through education and counseling, and involving families in goal-setting and the decision-making process.  He values diagnoses that have therapeutic value and meaning for each individual child.  He values being a part of each child's and each family's story.