Dr. Yim is a fellowship- trained primary care sports medicine physician with a background in Emergency Medicine. He specializes in the non-operative management of sports and orthopedic injuries. Dr. Yim grew up in Dallas, Texas where he was exposed to sports through his father, a renowned world-champion martial artist. After pursuing his undergraduate education at Yale University, Dr. Yim moved to California to complete his medical degree at Stanford Medical School. While in medical school, Dr. Yim spent a year at the Harvard School of Public Health, obtaining a Master’s in Public Health (M.P.H). He returned to Boston to complete his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
As a resident, Dr. Yim served as the resident medical director for mass event first aid of the Boston Red Sox games at Fenway Park. He also served as a team physician for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball team at Northeastern University. Following residency, Dr. Yim returned to California to complete a fellowship in sports medicine at Stanford. As a staff member at the Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic, Dr. Yim helped care for all of the NCAA Division I athletes at Stanford. He served as a team physician for Stanford Football and Women’s Soccer. He also had the opportunity to serve as the medical team physician for the San Francisco 49ers, helping care for professional football players in the NFL. Currently, he is one of the medical team physicians for the LA Chargers. In his free time, Dr. Yim enjoys spending time with his wife and son.