Kimberly Chong, M.D., FAAP
- Offers MyHealth Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
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Accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
BOARD CERTIFIED IN:
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
University of Vermont College of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles
University of California at Los Angeles
- Special Training:
Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Advanced Life Support
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Volunteer pediatrician for Global Health Force
Dr. Chong is married and has a son. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and gardening.
Philosophy of Care
I was born in Seoul, Korea, and moved to the United States when I was eight years
old. I love science and worked in research for several years before attending medical
school. I attended the University of Vermont, School of Medicine, where I received
a great education, and also got a chance to meet my anatomy partner, who later became
my husband. After medical school, I came back to California and did my pediatric training
at UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Prior to joining PAMF, I worked
as a pediatric urgent care doctor in Central California.
My goal as a physician is to stay up-to-date with medical knowledge, always keep an open mind, be attentive, and listen to my patients in order to come up with the best plan of care for each child. There are unique joys and challenges with every stage of development, from the newborn period to early adulthood. My goal is to guide families through each stage by providing useful information, reassurance, and anticipatory guidance to promote healthy habits early in life. I like to educate my patients and parents so that they can be empowered to make right decisions for their health in everyday life, and to take the fear out of the unknown.
With my research background, I tend to approach things in a methodical way to solve problems. I consider the clinical evidence while being sensitive to different cultural backgrounds. My husband and I have travelled together to volunteer for medical missions in the past. Since we had our baby boy, we have not had such opportunities. We hope to travel as a family and do more volunteer work in the future.
At PAMF, I am fortunate enough to work closely with our excellent specialists and wonderful pediatric colleagues. It is my privilege to be a medical home for your children and care for them through their normal development and through the unfortunate times of sickness. I treasure my relationships with my patients and families and I look forward to meeting you soon.
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