Dr Kim is Lifelong Honorary Member of the IHF. During his presidency (2013-2015), Dr Kim initiated the IHF Awards Program, to promote IHF visibility and its role as knowledge hub.
Dr Kim was President of the Asian Hospital Federation (2008-2009) and President of the Korean Hospital Association (2003-2004). Since 1969 Dr Kim is Chairman of Daerim Saint Mary's Hospital.
Dr Kim is a general surgeon. He is a graduate of Catholic University Medical School, Seoul, Korea.
He has been a member of Rotay Club since 1977 and RI Director from 2005 to 2007.
Dr Kim has three children and five grandchildren. He enjoys playing golf and winetasting.