Dr. James Kim was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. After completing his studies in biology and psychology at Boston College, he received his dental education and training at New York University College of Dentistry, where he also acquired a certification in Public Health. After completing his studies, he began his dental career back in his hometown, spending several years in private practice, as well as spending much needed with family. Life had different plans, and he soon found himself in San Francisco where he plans to reside long term.Being a family oriented person, Dr. Kim spends much of his free time enjoying life with his wife Michelle and their dog, Bailey. Outdoor living has been a great benefit for James and Michelle since their move out west.