Harry Kim, M.D., M.S., F.R.C.S.C., Director of Research; Director of Center for Excellence in Hip at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Harry Kim, M.D., M.S., F.R.C.S.C.

Director of Research; Director of Center for Excellence in Hip

Harry Kim, M.D., M.S., F.R.C.S.C., is the director of research at Scottish Rite Hospital. He also serves as the director of the Center for Excellence in Hip.

Specialties:

  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans 
  • Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Other Hip Disorders
“[Dr. Kim] is the greatest doctor in the whole country for [Perthes disease]; my son has this disease and is doing excellent with the healing process from his first surgery. He has one more surgery in June, and he should be able to walk again within a year or less. Thank you, Dr. Kim and staff, for all you do for these kids. You are a blessing to our family.”

  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
    • Director of the Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    • Director for the Center for Excellence in Hip 

Previous Positions

  • Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, Florida, Medical Staff and Assistant Chief of Staff  

Education 

  • University of Toronto, Master of Science
  • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, graduated as University Scholar, top 10 percent

Residency 

  • University of Toronto Orthopaedic Residency

Fellowship

  • Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship

  • New Investigator Recognition Award, ORS
  • St. Giles Young Investigator Award, POSNA
  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Career Development Award
  • Arthur Huene Memorial Award for Excellence and Promise in Pediatric Orthopaedics, POSNA
  • Eight Best Basic Scientific Paper Awards from POSNA
  • Nominated for Best Clinical Paper Awards (three times) from POSNA 
  • Selected as one of the Best Doctors in America, 2006-present

  • International Perthes Study Group, chair
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, member
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, member
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, member
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), member
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), member

  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease 
  • Avascular necrosis (AVN) 
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Limb deformity correction

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