Christopher Kim, M.D., M.P.H.

Christopher Hyunjoon Kim, M.D., M.P.H.



Primary Care

Adolescent Health

Population Health




  • Staff Physician and Post-Doctorate Fellow, Pediatrics
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Glassrock Building

2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Sacramento Native American Health Center

2020 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

There is no greater privilege than being entrusted to care for the health needs of your children. I believe that promoting children's health should take place beyond the walls of the doctor's office, and is a collaborative effort between physician, child, parents, caregivers, and the community. I strive to provide children and families with comprehensive and compassionate care that is evidence-based.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kim is a general pediatrician who sees patients of all ages. His primary focus is preventive health and population health promotion through well child visits. He manages a wide variety of conditions including asthma, allergies, eczema, acne, and ADHD.

He also performs sports participation physicals. Dr. Kim follows the CDC recommended immunization schedule. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Kim's research interests are in the health consequences of school absenteeism, and is investigating novel strategies to prevent school absenteeism due to chronic illness.


General Pediatrics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA 2013

M.P.H., Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta GA 2013

B.A., Amherst College, Amherst MA 2006

Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2014


Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2016


Quality, Safety, Comparative Effectiveness Research Training in Primary Care, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2016

CA Medical Board, License, 2013

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, Pediatrics, 2016

Glenn and Jessika Crawford MD Scholarship, 2010

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society Inductee, 2006

Select Recent Publications

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