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Terrence T. Kim, MD

Co-Medical Director, Spine Education

Terrence T. Kim, MD

Cedars-Sinai Spine Center
444 S San Vicente Blvd #800 #901
Los AngelesCA





Terrence T. Kim, MD

Co-Medical Director, Spine Education

  • Orthopaedics
  • Spine

The research interests of Terrence T. Kim, MD, are comprehensive and reflect his specialties in the areas of spine surgery. These interests include minimally invasive surgical procedures, motion preservation technology, cervical spine deformity correction, developing a classification for adult scoliosis, outcomes in spondylolisthesis patients, and emerging technology in CT-image guidance and computer-assisted navigation surgery. In addition to his research duties, he participates in daily training of postgraduate fellow spine surgeons and residents at Cedars-Sinai.

  • Medical School: Pritzker School of Medicine, 2003
  • Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2008
  • Fellowship: Institute for Spinal Disorders, 2009

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  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2014
  • Director of Education and Spine Fellowship Training, The Spine Institute Foundation, 2014
  • Vice-President, The Spine Institute Foundation, 2014
  • Research Grant, "Improving the delivery of O-arm Navigation Spine Surgery: An analysis of workflow," Medtronic, Inc, 2014
  • Haid Research Award, 2013

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Drazin D, Hussain M, Harris J, Hao J, Phillips M, Kim TT, Johnson JP, Bucklen B. The role of sacral slope in lumbosacral fusion: a biomechanical study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015;14:1-9.
  • Al-Khouja L, Shweikeh F, Pashman R, Johnson JP, Kim TT, Drazin D. Economics of image guidance and navigation in spine surgery. Surg Neurol Int. 2015;6(Suppl 10):S323-326.
  • Drazin D, Shweikeh F, Wieshofer E, Kim TT, Johnson JP. Public awareness of the bone morphogenic protein controversy: Evidence from news publications. Surg Neurol Int. 2014;5(Suppl 15):S529-535.

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