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Mr Jong Kim

Consultant Plastic Surgeon MBChB, MSc.(Psych), M.A.Ed, Ph.D, FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCS(Plast)
Claimants and DefendantsHome AppointmentsRemote AppointmentsFace to Face Appointments

Medico-Legal Experience

Mr Jong Kim is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon. He has attended Bond Solon training and is instructed in clinical negligence cases by Claimants and Defendants.

He has experience in cases relating to:

  • Plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery:
    • Melanoma
    • Skin cancer
    • Surgical oncology
    • Breast/trunk contouring
    • Facial regeneration

Mr Kim’s appointment availability is approximately 1-2 weeks and he has a report turnaround time of 1-2 weeks.  

Clinical Experience

Mr Kim is currently appointed as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at The University Hospital of North Durham. He is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University. His specialist interests are in all aspects of plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery, in particular; melanoma, skin cancer, surgical oncology and cosmetic surgery; breast, trunk contouring and facial rejuvenation.  

Mr Kim qualified in medicine from Edinburgh University in 1997 and completed the Higher Specialist Plastic Surgery Programme on the Cambridge University rotation, obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCSPlast) in 2012. During his surgical training, he completed his PhD at one of the world’s leading cancer institutes: The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University College London. Jong also had the opportunity to explore his interest in psychology, completing his MSc. (Psych) degree.  

Mr Kim was awarded the lawyer monthly Expert Witness Award 2019 and 2020 winner by nominations in plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery and won the Young Scientist Award for Translational Research by the European Association of Cancer Research.   

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Mr Jong Kim deal with burns?

Yes, he is happy to take on these cases.

Can Mr Jong Kim give a scar assessment?


Can Mr Jong Kim assist on Ocular Plastic Surgery cases?

No, he cannot assist on this type of case.

Can Mr Jong Kim comment on leg scarring?

Yes, he can comment on all scarring.

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London, W1G 9PF

Morton Park

Darlington, DL1 4PG

University Hospital of North Durham North Rd

Durham, DH1 5TW

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