DVM MS CCRT CVA DACVSMR
Dr. Ah Young Kim graduated from the Seoul National University in South Korea as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 after which she completed an orthopaedic/neurosurgery training with a Master’s degree. After working as a surgeon in specialty practices in Korea for a few years, she developed an interest in the nonsurgical treatment of mobility issues and rehabilitation. In 2019, she moved to the United States to undertake a Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Colorado State University. She has a big passion to be a gait keeper of all the animals and improve their quality of life. During her residency, she performed research about canine gene therapy for treating osteoarthritis and muscle mass measurement. Her areas of interest include rehabilitation, biologic therapies, veterinary orthotics and prosthetics, gait analysis, and diagnosing nebulous lameness cases.
Currently, Dr. Kim heads the Orthopaedic Medicine and Rehabilitation service at Animal Referral Hospital-Canberra Veterinary Specialist in Canberra, Australia.