Youn Kim, MD, RPVI

Dr. Youn Kim, MD, RPVI 
Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. Her passion for advancing medical knowledge led her to complete research at the prestigious National Institutes of Health. Dr. Kim furthered her education by graduating Summa Cum Laude from St. George’s University Medical School. Building upon her foundation, she completed a rigorous five-year general surgery residency at Spectrum Health in Michigan then pursued a two-year vascular surgery fellowship at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania, further specializing in the treatment of conditions affecting the arteries and veins.

Dr. Kim is a multifaceted surgeon whose contributions extend beyond the operating room. She actively participated in research focused on carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms, endograft infections and complex venous conditions. Beyond her scholarly endeavors, Dr. Kim also engages in public outreach to educate and raise awareness about vascular diseases. Her involvement in television segments dedicated to vascular health highlights her commitment to improving patient outcomes through both clinical practice and public education.

With dual training in both general surgery and vascular surgery, Dr. Kim brings a comprehensive skill set to her practice, enabling her to address a wide spectrum of surgical diseases with precision and expertise including cerebrovascular disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, abdominal vascular diseases (including aorto-iliac, mesenteric, renal vessels), peripheral arterial disease, hemodialysis access, venous disease, limb care and preservation through minimally invasive (endovascular) and open surgical techniques.

Dr. Kim embarked on her journey as a vascular surgeon driven by the desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of her patients. It is a deeply personal commitment to foster enduring relationships akin to family bonds. With each interaction, Dr. Kim strives to not only provide expert vascular care but also to offer compassion, empathy, and support to empower individuals to lead healthier, fuller lives.