Profile picMin Kyun Kim, ND, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M.

Dr. Min Kyun Kim is founder and CEO of MK Integrative Wellness. He is a licensed Naturopathic medical doctor (ND) and a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.). Dr. Kim graduated Bastyr University where he earned Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine.
In 2011, he graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and earned Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM). He is a California Licensed Acupuncturist and Diplomate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Dr. Kim specialized in pain management, infertility and Functional medicine. He practices the integration of Oriental medicine and Naturopathic medicine modalities which include personalized health assessment and wellness program, acupuncture, regenerative injection therapies, IV nutrient therapy, vitamin injection therapy, high quality supplementation, herbal formula (TCM, and botanical medicine), and Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. He is also proficient in Kinesiotaping (KT). He studied KT and Sports medicine under the direction of Dr. Masahiro Takakura, ND, LAc., DC.
Dr. Kim was a clinical faculty at Bastyr University California in San Diego and saw patients at the clinic in the private practitioner shift.
Dr. Kim took Prolotherapy and Cadaver Conference courses from American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine (AOAPRM) and providing regenerative injection therapies with integration of acupuncture for pain management.
Dr. Kim took courses from The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and he studied Functional medicine under the direction of Dr. Lisa Perry, DC, IFMCP. He utilizes Functional medicine to optimize healing process, and to support healthy pregnancy.
He also took seminars from Dr. Stuart M. McGill for correct posture / exercise, core strengthening, and rehabilitation.
Dr. Kim studied Traditional Korean Acupuncture from Hyun Dong Oriental Medicine Clinic in Seoul, South Korea under the direction of Dr. Gongbin Kim, OMD, also from Hyun Dae Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Kim graduated from Sahmyook University in Seoul, South Korea where he received Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Kim also served in the Air Force (ROKAF) for more than 2 years.
Dr. Kim strongly believes that each person is unique and should be treated accordingly. Naturopathic medicine and Oriental medicine encourage natural healing powers to optimize each person’s health. From his strong scientific and biomedical background he brings more efficient benefits to his patients.
When he is not in the clinic, you will find him enjoying hiking, sauna, and camping with his wife and daughters or with his friends. He also enjoys martial arts (Kumdo / Kendo 2nd dan black belt, Judo 1st dan black belt), tennis, golf, travel, Korean BBQ and Karaoke.

 

License and Accreditation

Naturopathic Doctor License (Naturopathic Medicine Committee, Sacramento, CA; November 2016)
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (Bastyr University, CA; June 2016)
Licensed Acupuncturist (California Acupuncture Board, Sacramento, CA; March 2012)
Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, FL; March 2012)
Master of Science in TCM (Pacific college of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA; December 2011)
Bachelor of Science in Biology (Sahmyook University, Seoul, South Korea; February 2007)

 

Association and Organization

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA)
American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine (AOAPRM)
The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
National Center for Homeopathy (NCH)
Postural Restoration Institute (PRI)
All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF)
Korea Kumdo Association
Korea Judo Association

 

Post graduation training and Education

International IV Nutritional Therapy for Professionals (IIVNTP)
Apex Seminars
The American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO)
California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) conferences
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) conferences