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.