Sunny R Kim MDSunny R Kim MD of Cedar Rapids Iowa, is the founder and president of Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, PLC which is located on the 5th floor of St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Dr. Kim originally grew up in NJ, attended college at Cornell University in NY, and received his medical degree from UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School.

Subsequently, he completed an internal medicine fellowship through John Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and then his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PM&R) at UMNJ/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation which is considered one of the top training programs for this medical specialty.

Dr. Kim served as academic chief resident in his final year of specialization where he gained invaluable insights into the complexity of healthcare systems.

Dr. Kim is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a Fellow of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has special interests in the non-surgical treatment of spine, sports and musculoskeletal pain conditions.

Specialty & Clinical Interests

  • Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

  • June 2002-2005 -- UMDNJ NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL, Newark, NJ KESSLER INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION, West Orange, NJ (Resident physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
  • 2004-2005 -- Academic Chief Resident
  • June 2001-2002 -- JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY/SINAI HOSPITAL, Baltimore, MD (Fellowship in General Internal Medicine)
  • May 2001 -- UMDNJ NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL, Newark, NJ (Doctorate of Medicine)
  • May 1993-1997 -- CORNELL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Ithaca, NY (Major: Chemistry; Concentration: International Relations)

Board Status

  • June 2006-2016 -- Diplomate of American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation