Kim is head cardiologist for Braves, Hawks, and Falcons

Jonathan Kim, MD

“Athletes are simply not the same as the general population from a cardiac perspective. Symptoms such as chest pain may mean something very different in an athlete. Intense exercise also causes normal changes in the heart and because of this, strategies for treating heart conditions in athletes may be altered.” —Jonathan Kim, MD (Emory University Department of Medicine)

Dr. Kim, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, was recently featured in Emory Medicine’s “Doctors on the Field” for his role as head cardiologist for the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, and Falcons and Atlanta Dream, Georgia Tech, and the Peachtree Road Race.

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Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine

The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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