James Kim

Oral Surgeon

Education & Credentials

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine; New York, NY


University of California Davis School of Medicine; Davis, CA

Specialty Certificate

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry; San Francisco, CA


I hope to make your experience as smooth as possible. I realize surgery can prompt apprehension, so my goal is to allay your concerns by addressing your questions. I aspire to deliver high-quality care in a comfortable, caring environment.


My favorite movies are The Shawshank Redemption, The Goonies, and Big Trouble in Little China. My favorite shows are Breaking Bad, Battlestar Galactica, Lost, The Walking Dead, Family Guy, and anything with Anthony Bourdain. My favorite destinations are Hawaii, Japan, and Italy.

Volunteer/Service Experience

CDA Cares, Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down


I have received extensive training in dental implantology, facial reconstructive surgery, facial trauma surgery, oral pathology, dentoalveolar surgery, and orthognathic/corrective jaw surgery. I worked in an oral surgery practice in Sacramento before relocating here. I enjoy checking out the great shows in Vegas, playing tennis, hiking, gastronomy, film, and traveling abroad.

Professional Associations

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, California Dental Association, American Dental Association


UC Davis School of Medicine Chairs' Scholarship, Active Medical License in California, Dean's List, Graduated in Top 10%