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The silhouette of the kidneys in the hands of a man. A symbol of protection and prevention



Kidney stones affect 1 in 10 people in their lifetime and they will recur in the majority of those suffer their first painful episode.  But up to 80% of cases can be prevented, and in most cases without any medications.  Take the first critical step to a stone-free existence by doing a 24hr urine test!  Dr. Kim is a Yale and Cedars Sinai trained nephrologist with 15 years of experience who can order the right tests, review the results, and come up with a great preventive strategy that is unique to your body type and biochemical profile.  


Telehealth (videoconference) appointments are available, typically within 2-3 days.

In-person appointments are available within 2 weeks 

at the Thatcher Bldg in Pasadena, CA

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If you've had a painful kidney stone, you are probably going to have another one, and possibly many more.

A prevention strategy based on a simple urine test can dramatically reduce your risk of recurrence

A blind strategy like "drink more water" is likely to fail.

Click here to learn more.

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End stage kidney failure requiring lifelong dialysis can often be prevented if CKD is detected early and a plan that incorporates diet and drug therapy, is followed. 

This service is for patients with early (stage 1-2) to moderate (stage 3) CKD.

Click here to learn more.


ADPKD is a genetic condition that affects up to 1 in 500 people. Though effective treatment is available, and early diagnosis is critical to preserve kidney function, it often remains undiagnosed and untreated.  

If you have multiple renal cysts, or a suspected family history, you need to know about the available treatments. 

  Click here to learn more.

Dr. Kim was great at explaining what I needed to do in order to prevent another kidney stone. He clearly knows his stuff and unlike some doctors, is able to communicate in a way that's easy to understand. Plus, he provided a discount since I had a high deductible insurance plan.

Clark Goldman, CA



Monday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm (excluding federal holidays)

Saturday 8:00am-10:00am

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