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Peter L Kim, MD

Peter L Kim, MD

About Peter L Kim, MD

Dr. Kim is the Medical Director of Family Care Centers, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Hoag Hospital, and a recipient of the Physicians of Excellence award from the Orange County Medical Association. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine, and has been practicing in our community for over 20 years. He is an excellent, caring, and well qualified physician who is dedicated to providing you with superior health care. A native of Los Angeles, he graduated from UCLA and received his medical training at the LAC USC Medical Center. After completing his residency in Family Medicine, he accepted a sports medicine fellowship at San Jose Medical Center, an affiliate of Stanford University. He enjoys working with patients and families who are training or want to get back into an active lifestyle.

  • Kettlebell, Running, Rowing, Prasara Yoga, and Bodyweight Strength Training
  • Advising on EMR
  • Medical Podcasting/Blogging


Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2018)

Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2017, 2018)

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018)

Patients’ Choice Award
(2017, 2018)

Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

On-Time Doctor Award

Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and promptness scores.

Office Information & Appointments

Costa Mesa Primary Care

Education & Training

  •   Fellowship: San Jose Medical Center
  •   Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center
  •   Residency: Kaiser Hospital of Los Angeles
  •   Medical School: USC School of Medicine

What Patients Are Saying