Freehold, NJ, June 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Kristie Y. Kim, a board-certified physiatrist in New Jersey, has joined the medical team of orthopedic surgeons at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) of Freehold, Monroe, and Wall townships. Dr. Kim will see outpatients at the Freehold and Monroe offices of AOSMI and provide consultations in physical medicine and rehabilitation at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, and at CareOne in Jackson.
Dr. Kim will focus her practice on restoring function to people who have a wide-range of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions, such as sore shoulders, strokes, injuries, acute and chronic pain, arthritis, tendonitis, and back and neck pain, among others. She will offer non-surgical approaches to pain, including physical therapy; and injections of muscles, bursae, and nerves. Dr. Kim is also licensed to perform medical acupuncture treatment for indicated patients.
Dr. Michael Greller, a board-certified surgeon and a managing partner at AOSMI of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties, said, “Dr. Kim is a welcome addition to our medical staff. She will benefit our patients by providing options to comprehensive pain management and alternative therapies.”
Before joining AOSMI, Dr. Kim was a consulting physician at Peninsula Regional Medical Center and an attending physician at Ability Rehabilitation Association, Good Sam Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, both in Maryland, covering post-surgical and post stroke patients, amputees, or patients with neuromuscular conditions. She coordinated their care with physical therapy, OT and speech therapy; and with rehabilitation, pain management and medical acupuncture.
Dr. Kim completed residencies at Downstate Medical University Center of New York in the departments of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and internal medicine after earning her M.D. at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Kim also received training for medical acupuncture for physicians at the UCLA School of Medicine, California. Dr. Kim holds an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University, New York.
She is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Acupuncture. She is also board-qualified in the American Board of Pain Medicine.
Today, the surgeons at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) provide the Monmouth and Middlesex County communities with specialists for every orthopedic need, including sports medicine, joint replacement, fracture care, spine care, work injury care, hand and wrist care, physiatry, foot and ankle care, and osteoporosis care. Located in the Pond View Professional Park at 301 Professional View Drive in Freehold, and Renaissance Crossing Medical Arts Building at 312 Applegarth Road, Suite 101, Monroe Township, New Jersey, Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute provides advanced medical care with leading doctors and surgeons, state-of-the-art technology, and exceptional Patient-Centered, Patient-Focused Care ™. The physicians at AOSMI have a combined 100 years of experience providing exceptional orthopedic care to the New Jersey communities of Monmouth and Middlesex County. For more information, call 732-720-2555 or visit http://www.AdvancedOrthoSports.com.