Biography & Education


With members of his family afflicted by problems of balance and hearing impairment, Dr. Harold Kim understands the difficulties that accompany these ailments. This has underlied his efforts in providing conscientious and empathetic care.

Dr. Kim has been active in research in Meniere's disease, cochlear implantation, and the effects of surgery for acoustic neuroma, presenting at numerous national meetings and publishing numerous articles in peer reviewed journals for otolaryngology and otology/neurotology. He has also contributed to numerous textbooks on surgery of the ear and management of balance disorders.

Areas of expertise

Stereotactic radiosurgery


Medical degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City
Residency: otolaryngology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City
Subspecialty training: Otology/neurotology and skull base surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Board certficiation: American Board of Otolaryngology in both Otolaryngology and Neurotology
Additional certification: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Management of Acoustic Neuromas.

Professional memberships:
Triological Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
American Medical Association
Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Otosclerosis Study Group

  • English
  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Care Locations

NW Ear Institute
2230 NW Pettygrove St.
Suite 120
Portland , OR 97210
Fax 971-319-6647


Board Certifications
  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology
Conditions Treated