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Kee Kim, MD, Neurosurgery, Sacramento, CA, University of California, Davis Medical Center

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Neurosurgery Sacramento, CA

Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Professor, Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery Department of Neurological Surgery, UC Davis School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • UCLA Health
    UCLA HealthFellowship, Complex Spine, 1997 - 1998
  • University of California Davis Health
    University of California Davis HealthResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1992 - 1998
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 1992
  • YaleBS, Biology, Cum Laude, 1981 - 1986
  • Yale UniversityB.S., Biology, Cum Laude, 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1993 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation (2) Bi-annual Conference of the Spine Committee, 2014
  • Resident Teaching Award, Department of Neurological Surgery 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A Study of Probable Benefit of a Bioresorbable Polymer Scaffold for Safety and Neurological Recovery in Patients with Complete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: 6-Month Res...  
    Kee Kim, MD, Journal of Neurosurgery
  • Computed Tomographic Assessment of Sagittal Plane Alignment of the Thoracolumbar Junction in a Young Adult Korean Population  
    Kee Kim, MD, World Neurosurgery
  • Understanding United States Investigational Device Exemption Studies�Clinical Relevance and Importance for Healthcare Economics  
    Jared D. Ament, MD, MPH, Scott Mollan, MSc�, Krista Greenan, MD, MPH, Tamar Binyamin, MD, Kee D. Kim, MD, Neurosurgery, 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Spinal Cord Compression from Ectopic Bone Formation Distant to Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Placement.
    Darrin J. Lee, MD, PhD; Aaron Danison, DO; Kee Kim. MD, AANS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/1/2017
  • Comparison of Cervical Plates vresus Stand-Aone Intervertebral Fusion Devices for Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    Diana Brooks; Ripul Panchal, DO; Kee Kim, MD; Robert Eastlack, MD; John Lopez, MD; Andrew Clavenna, MD; Gita Joshua, AANS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/1/2017
  • Cost-effectiveneess of a novel cervical spine clearance protocol: obviating the need for routine magnetic resonance imaging.
    Jared D. Ament, MD; Mena Said, BS; Bart Thaci, MD; Kee Kim, MD; J. Patrick Johnson, MD; Ripul Panchal, DO, AANS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/1/2017
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Lectures

  • Case Presentations: Cervical Myelopathy, Case Presentation 5; Cervical Osteotomy 
    Audubon, PA - 1/1/2017
  • Cervical Total Arthroplasty: Celebration with Caution 
    Audubon, PA - 1/1/2017
  • Cervicogenic Headache: Our Experience from Multicenter Randomized Trial 
    Sacramento, CA - 1/1/2017
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Other

  • Oh, My Aching Back! Prevention & Treatment. Program sponsored by UC Davis Health System. 
    Kim KD, PBS documentary by KVIE
    http://vids.kvie.org/video/2365729836/
    1/26/2017
  • Tracy Seipel: Is Warriors Coach Kerr's 'stay away from surgery' advice the right call? 
    Kim KD, Mercury News, Bay Area News Group
    1/1/2017
  • Interspinous process fixation vs. pedicle screw fixation 
    Kee D. Kim, Spinalnews International
    1/1/2016
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Authored Content

  • Computed Tomographic Assessment of Sagittal Plane Alignment of the Thoracolumbar Junction in a Young Adult Korean PopulationSeptember 2018

Press Mentions

  • Quick Reaction and Determination Lead to Amazing Recovery for Man with Spinal Cord Injury
    Quick Reaction and Determination Lead to Amazing Recovery for Man with Spinal Cord InjuryAugust 25th, 2021

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