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Sun Young Kim- DVM, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1312C Tupper
Davis, CA 95616


sykim@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Biomechanics and motion analysis

Image-based minimally invasive surgery

Specialty Focus

Small Animal Surgery

Education

2000 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2002 MS Veterinary Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Honors and Awards

2004 Graduate Student Travel Award, Seoul National University, $12,000
2003 Seoul National University Foundation Scholarship, Seoul National University, $2,500
2003 Graduate Student Travel Award, Seoul National University, $1,800
2002 Seoul National University Foundation Scholarship, Seoul National University, $2,500
2000 VMTH Clinical Travel Award, Seoul National University Alumni Association, $1,500
1999 Seoul National Foundation Student Scholarship, Seoul National University, $2,000
1998 Veterinary Medicine Scholarship, Seoul National University, $1,500

Licenses

Diplomat American College of Veterinary Surgery - Small Animal

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Gait comparison in dogs with significant body conformation differences, Amy S. Kapatkin (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Co-Investigator, Kinetic, kinematic and electromyographic analysis in myelopathic and normal large breed dogs, Amy S. Kapatkin (Principal Investigator), CCAH, UC Davis

Co-Investigator, A radiographic percutaneous gastropexy technique: A pilot study, (Principal Investigator), CCAH, UC Davis

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Sun Young Kim: Use of physical therapy in a dog with bilateral severe plantigrade stance 2015 Jennifer Ree, Kei Hayashi, Jacqueline Woelz, Sun Young Kim Use of physical therapy in a dog with bilateral severe plantigrade stance J Am Anim Hosp Assoc,
  • Sun Young Kim: Modification of the contact area of a standard force platform and runway for small breed dogs 2014 Amy S. Kapatkin, James Y. Kim, Tanya Garcia, Sun Young Kim, Kei Hayashi, Sue M. Stover Modification of the contact area of a standard force platform and runway for small breed dogs Vet Comp Orthop Trau,
  • Sun Young Kim: Detection of bacterial DNA by PCR in dogs with stifle pathology 2013 Bhandal J, Hayashi K, Kim SY, Klein M, Wong A, Toupadakis C, Entwistle R, Muir P, Yellowley C Detection of bacterial DNA by PCR in dogs with stifle pathology Vet Surg,
  • Sun Young Kim: Biomechanical evaluation of screw-in femoral implant cementless total hip system 2011 Kim JY, Hayashi K, Garcia TC, Kim SY, Entwistle R, Kapatkin AS, Stover SM Biomechanical evaluation of screw-in femoral implant cementless total hip system Vet Surg,
  • Sun Young Kim: Effects of trial repetition, limb side, intraday and inter-week variation on vertical and craniocaudal ground reaction forces in clinically normal Labrador Retrievers 2011 Nordquist B, Fischer J, Kim SY, Stover SM, Garcia-Nolan T, Hayashi K, Liu J, Kapatkin AS Effects of trial repetition, limb side, intraday and inter-week variation on vertical and craniocaudal ground reaction forces in clinically normal Labrador Retrievers Vet Comp Orthop Trau,
  • Sun Young Kim: Skin movement during the kinematic analysis of canine pelvic limb 2011 Kim SY, Kim JY, Hayashi K, Kapatkin AS Skin movement during the kinematic analysis of canine pelvic limb Vet Comp Orthop Trau,
  • Sun Young Kim: Vascular distribution in ruptured canine cranial cruciate ligament 2011 Hayashi K, Bhandal J, Rodriguez C, Kim SY, Entwistle R, Naydan D, Kapatkin A, Stover S Vascular distribution in ruptured canine cranial cruciate ligament Vet Surg,
  • Sun Young Kim: Immunohistochemical and histomorphometric evaluation of vascular distribution in intact canine cranial cruciate ligament 2011 Hayashi K, Bhandal J, Kim SY, Rodriguez C, Entwistle R, Naydan D, Kapatkin A, Stover S Immunohistochemical and histomorphometric evaluation of vascular distribution in intact canine cranial cruciate ligament Vet Surg,
  • Sun Young Kim: Biomechanical evaluation of acetabular cup implantation in cementless total hip arthroplasty 2010 Margalit KA, Hayashi K, Jackson J, Kim SY, Garcia TC, Wiggans T, Aiken S, Stover SM Biomechanical evaluation of acetabular cup implantation in cementless total hip arthroplasty Vet Surg,
  • Sun Young Kim: Evaluation of a collagenase generated osteoarthritis biomarker in the synovial fluid from elbow joints of dogs with medial coronoid disease and unaffected dogs 2010 Prink A, Hayashi K, Kim SY, Kim J, Kapatkin A Evaluation of a collagenase generated osteoarthritis biomarker in the synovial fluid from elbow joints of dogs with medial coronoid disease and unaffected dogs Vet Surg,