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Availability: Monday - Thursday
Jongmin Kim
Veterinary Specialist DVM, PhD, DACVS-SA (Surgery)

Undergrad School: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Veterinary School: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Residency: Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital (NIVES), Ft. Wayne, IN

Why did you choose to become a Veterinary Surgeon?
I came to the US to become a veterinary surgeon. Surgery was my favorite because surgery can change the patient condition and help the patient with my hands. 

Why do you choose to practice at VCA West Coast?
I saw the plan for VCA West Coast in 2015 and wanted to be a team member for the best hospital in Southern California.

What do you enjoy doing outside of practicing medicine?
I spend most of time with my family and occasionally play golf.


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