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Hyong J. (Ken) Kim, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Hyong J. (Ken) Kim, M.D., is chief medical officer (CMO) at Alignment Healthcare, and responsible for creating, developing and executing Alignment Healthcare's proven clinical health model, while driving future-state innovation.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Kim joined CareMore in 1999 as a hospitalist. He became a regional medical officer at CareMore in 2008 and was responsible for clinical operations in Downey, Lakewood, and Long Beach in California, as well as all chronic disease management programs and mental health programs. Appointed chief medical officer of CareMore from 2010 to 2013, Dr. Kim expanded and replicated the clinical model from Southern California to San Jose and Modesto in California; Las Vegas; Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona; New York; and Richmond, Virginia. During his tenure as CMO at CareMore, membership grew from 30,000 to 70,000.

While Dr. Kim is a pioneer in population health, he considers himself a physician first. He travels the world, committed to a worldwide ministry of serving those in need of health care services. Partnering with non-profits and church organizations, Dr. Kim is involved in health care ministries in Mexico, India, and the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Kim holds a B.A. and M.D. from Indiana University. He completed his internal medicine residency at Loma Linda University.

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