Jonathan Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Adjunct Assistant Professsor, Division of Applied Physiology

Georgia Institute of Technology


Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, and additionally holds an adjunct Assistant Professorship in the Division of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Emory in 1998. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and studied in Melbourne, Australia before attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University before completing his General Cardiology fellowship at Emory in 2014. Dr. Kim was chief fellow at Emory between 2013-14. Dr. Kim joined the faculty at Emory in 2014 as part of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute.

Dr. Kim’s research focuses on issues relevant to sports cardiology and exercise physiology. His interest and published work in this field began during his time in Boston, and continued as a fellow at Emory. Dr. Kim has engaged in and published work analyzing exercise-induced cardiovascular remodeling, pre-participation ECG screening of collegiate athletes, cardiac arrests in marathon and half-marathons, and hypertension in isometric sporting disciplines. Dr. Kim has a strong clinical interest in sports cardiology as well, and established a dedicated sports cardiology clinic at Emory-St. Joseph’s Hospital.