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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Paul K. Kim is the founder and head veterinarian of Ridgefield Park Animal Hospital. Dr. Kim received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Seoul National University in South Korea. His curriculum vitae includes an internship at the Samsung Zoo and the Equine Medicine ECFVG internship through the University of Missouri. Dr. Kim has also done many postgraduate courses, including on Small Animal at Animal Medical Center in New York, and the second one at University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center. 

Dr. Kim has treated and served thousands of patients and clients in his over twenty years of practice. Dr. Kim's specific interests include orthopedic surgery and soft tissue surgery. He has performed countless advanced orthopedic surgeries, including cruciate ligament surgery, patella lunation fixation, disc surgery, complicated fracture fixations, and other orthopedic surgeries not typically performed in primary care or general practice facilities.

Despite his rich experience and countless satisfied clients, Dr. Kim continues to work to improve himself and his hospital to better serve our current and future clients and their pets. He is currently completing a Master's program through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM).

Dr. Kim is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and is USDA certified. He is also a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through the Chi Institute of TCVM. He now lives with an adorable Morkie, Mocha.