About Dr. Kim

Dr. Ji Soo, Kim (Specialist Podiatric Surgeon)

 

Dr Kim is a hardworking and passionate foot surgeon who is trained extensively in the reconstruction and wound care of the foot and ankle. He graduated with his Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine and Clinical Doctorate in Podiatric Surgery from The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. He has worked in both the private and public sectors in Perth and internationally in China and South Korea for the past 10 years.

 

His additional training includes;

 

  • Attended world-renowned foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery departments in Shanghai, China and Seoul, South Korea for more than 12 months and during this time, he gained valuable experience and expertise from current leaders in the fields of foot and ankle surgery.
  • Completed Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery course in Chicago, the USA

 

He regularly attends local and international conferences to ensure that his patients receive the most up to date surgical technologies and techniques for the best results.

 

 

Dr Kim treats all foot and ankle conditions and has special interests in providing keyhole foot surgery procedures including bunions, heel spur removal and flatfoot correction. He also offers  simple procedures such as ingrown toenails, plantar warts and cortisone injections in his office.

 

 

 

Education:

 

Registration and Membership:

  • Registered Podiatrist with an endorsement for scheduled medicines – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Registered Specialist Podiatric Surgeon with an endorsement for scheduled medicines – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Fellow, Australian Association of Podiatric Surgeon

 

Publications:

  • Kim JS, Cho HK, Young KW, Lee SY, Kim JS, Lee K. The effectiveness of Headless Bioabsorbable Screws for Fixation of the Scarf Osteotomy. Foot Ankle International. 2016 Nov;37(11):1189-1196
  • Kim JS, Cho HK, Young KW, Kim JS, Lee K. Biomechanical Comparison Study of Three Fixation Methods for Proximal Chevron Osteotomy of the First Metatarsal in Hallux Valgus. Clin Orthop Surg. 2017 Dec; 9(4): 514–520

 

 

You do not need a referral to see Dr Kim for a consultation