Dr. Kim Tong DVM, DACVS

Dr. Kim Tong graduated veterinary school at the University of California, Davis in 2011. He has completed advanced training in both a rotating internship at Michigan State University (2012) and surgical internship at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center (2013). He then finished his surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. His interests include minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy, arthroscopy, minimally invasive osteosynthesis) and advanced orthopedics such as total hip replacement. His previous research has encompassed various topics including orthopedic surgery, interventional radiology/endoscopy, rare congenital anomalies, and bench top testing of implants.

Dr. Tong is a native of San Francisco, having grown up in the Sunset District, and is excited to be back home. He enjoys volleyball, snowboarding, traveling, and exploring all the food San Francisco has to offer. At home, he and his wife have two dogs, a Shih Tzu (Miss Daisy) and a Beagle (Jackson). Other times you may find Kim cheering on his favorite Bay Area teams, the Warriors and the 49ers.

ABOUT DR. TONG
EDUCATION

BS in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience
University of California, San Diego, 2007

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, with Honors
University of California, Davis, 2011

POST-GRADUATE

INTERNSHIP:
Rotating Internship – Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Surgical Internship – Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center
Surgical Residency – Animal Medical Center, New York

AREAS OF INTEREST

Advanced Orthopedics

Minimally Invasive Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS
AWARDS AND HONORS

Phi Zeta: Lambda Chapter – The Veterinary Honors Society, 2011

Helen Saari Endowed Scholarship – 2011 recipient

Simmons Educational Fund: Veterinary Business Aptitude Award – 2010 recipient

Wolfe Scholarship – 2010 recipient

Neva Corboff Memorial Scholarship – 2009 recipient