Dr. Cathy Kim

After completing her training, Dr. Cathy Kim practiced conventional primary care medicine on the East Coast and in Southern California for over 20 years, including prenatal, newborn, pediatric, and urgent care. While delivering care to the underserved in the Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) satellite clinic system, Dr. Kim taught herself to speak Spanish fluently to native Spanish-speakers. During her subsequent time at Kaiser Permanente, she received a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) award for delivering quality diabetes care.

In addition to direct patient care, Dr. Kim has been a project leader for patient-centered care, outpatient preceptor for the VCMC family medicine residency, and a primary care lecturer. Board-Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Kim is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM).

Over the years, Dr. Kim has been an active volunteer and leader in her children’s public schools and is the proud mother of two teenagers.


Harvard-Radcliffe College 

Dr. Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Harvard-Radcliffe College.  


UCLA School of MeDicine

After studying piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto on a Rotary Scholarship, Dr. Kim graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine.


MetroHealth Family Medicine Residency

Dr. Kim completed her residency at the Case Western Reserve University-affiliated MetroHealth Family Medicine Residency in Cleveland, OH.