So dam Kim, M.D.

Published: July 28th, 2017

Category: Faculty, Profiles

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director, Palm Garden Health and Rehabilitation Center


2004 Mowry Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

PO Box 100107
Gainesville, FL 32610



Departmental Affiliation

Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Geriatric Medicine Division


So dam Kim, MD, graduated from Catholic University of Korea with her medical degree in 2008. Afterwards, she attended the University of Pittsburgh as a research scholar in the department of surgery, followed by a residency in internal medicine, geriatric track, at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Kim also completed her fellowship in geriatric medicine and wound care at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas.

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Dr. Kim is board certified for internal medicine, geriatric medicine and medical quality.
Dr. Kim has been awarded the Junior Faculty Travel Award in Society Leukocyte Biology, the Summit Resident Award from the Southeast Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and the AMDA Foundation Futures Program.
Member of the American Geriatrics Society, The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.

Professional Interests

Dr. Kim’s clinical interests include fall, frailty, wound care and preventive medicine.


Dr. Kim has peer reviewed multiple journal articles/abstracts, as well as presented on a variety of geriatric—related topics.