Sang Hyub Kim, DPM, MPH Joins Medical Staff as a Podiatrist Garrett Regional Medical Center

Sang Hyub Kim, DPM, MPH Joins Medical Staff as a Podiatrist Garrett Regional Medical Center at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Podiatrist Sang Hyub Kim, DPM, MPH has recently joined the medical staff at Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC). Dr. Kim is currently accepting new patients at the GRMC Wound Care Center.

Board certified and qualified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery respectively, Dr. Kim received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York, New York. He obtained his Master of Public Health (MPH) in Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, also in New York, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

“We are very excited to welcome Sang Hyub Kim as a podiatrist to GRMC,” said Kendra Thayer, Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer at GRMC and Potomac Valley Hospital. “Dr. Kim has an extensive background, including clinical experience, that will greatly benefit our patients and community members.”

Prior to coming to GRMC, Dr. Kim worked independently at the Health Drive Podiatry Group, PC as an attending physician providing routine and at-risk diabetic care foot care to geriatric patients in multiple nursing homes throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Dr. Kim completed his fellowship in Wound Care for the Department of Podiatry at New York City Health + Hospitals – Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. During his fellowship, he performed both elective and non-elective surgery for conservative and surgical wound management and trained exclusively in diabetic foot wound prevention.

During his three-year residency at the Prime Healthcare – Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Kim managed inpatient and outpatient treatment and discharge planning, and after-care coordination with social workers, and medical staff. He also completed two months of intensive training at the Sinai Hospital at Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore for pediatric limb deformity and diabetic limb preservation.

Dr. Kim also served as the Medical Team Podiatrist at the 2022 United Airlines New York City Half Marathon in New York. In this role, he served as the only podiatrist at the finish line tent-one while overseeing medical students and residents on lower extremity injury management, and treatment. He also volunteered at the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon in New York as the Podiatry Team Captain, supervising podiatrists, massage therapists, physical therapists, and nurses, treating over 100 runners with foot injuries.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kim, contact 301-533-4270.

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