Mr Jong Kim

MBChB, MSc.(Psych), M.A.Ed, Ph.D, FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCS(Plast)

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Instruct Mr Jong Kim
Jong Kim

Medico Legal Experience

Mr Jong Kim is a consultant plastic surgeon. He has attended Bond Solon training and is instructed on medical negligence cases by both claimant and defendant instructing parties.   

Jong’s appointment availability is approximately 1-2 weeks and he has a report turnaround time of 1-2 weeks.  

Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Experience

Jong is currently appointed as a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The University Hospital of North Durham. He is also senior clinical lecturer at Newcastle University. His specialist interests are in all aspects of plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery, in particular; melanoma, skin cancer, surgical oncology and cosmetic surgery; breast, trunk contouring and facial rejuvenation.  

Jong qualified in medicine from Edinburgh University in 1997 and completed the Higher Specialist Plastic Surgery Programme on the Cambridge University rotation, obtaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCSPlast) in 2012. During his surgical training, he completed his PhD at one of the world’s leading cancer institutes: The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University College London. Jong also had the opportunity to explore his interest in psychology, completing his MSc. (Psych) degree.  


Jong was awarded the lawyer monthly Expert Witness Award 2019 and 2020 winner by nominations in plastic, hand and cosmetic surgery and won the Young Scientist Award for Translational Research by the European Association of Cancer Research.   

Venues for Appointments

  • BMI Woodlands Hospital, Morton Park, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 4PLP  
  • University Hospital of North Durham, North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW  
  • BMI Duchy Hospital, Queens Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, HG2 0HF  
  • Darlington Memorial Hospital, Hollyhurst Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 6HX  
  • Nuffield Tees Hospital, Junction Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1PX  

He may conduct domiciliary or alternative venue appointments upon request.    


To instruct Jong or for more information, please email or call 01142455423.  

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