Dr. Jean Kim

(757) 668-7238
Board Certifications

Pediatric Infectious Disease


Medical School: Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University

Residency: University of Minnesota

Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Dr. Jean Kim comes to CHKD from the Midwest where she practiced pediatric infectious diseases at Advocate Children's Hospital for several years.

Dr. Kim has an academic interest in medical education. Prior to relocating to Norfolk, Dr. Kim held the position of Former Discipline Chair and Pediatric Education Director/Clerkship Director at Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University.

Research Area

During fellowship, Dr. Kim studied bacterial pathogenesis at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Clinical Interests
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Sinusitis and related complications
Community Involvement

As a classically trained pianist, Dr. Kim has accompanied a local children's choir and school musicians.