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Dr. Jongoh Kim

FMR Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine

Top Endocrinologist in Houston by America’s Best Doctors

"He is one of a kind, caring doctor that I had the privilege of meeting."
"The office is coveniently located with ample free parking. There is also lab testing in the building. Dr. Kim is thorough, open minded, and spends a good amount of time gathering details and educating the patient before treatment."
"Dr. Kim and his practice is simply outstanding. Dr. Kim took his time to explain his diagnosis and the proposed options. He went means and beyond in providing care and continue to do so. Extremely blessed to be able to find him and highly recommend him and his clinic."
"Dr. Kim spent extra time to get to know me, not only as a patient but also as a person. He is a patient centric an his approach to a treatment is heuristic based on a personalized approach to my life style and priority. I strongly recommend Dr. Kim to anyone looking for a quality of life while managing endocrine functions."

Dr. Jongoh Kim earned his medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and a fellowship in endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Dr. Kim, who is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, treats adult patients and speaks Korean. His primary clinical interests include thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pituitary and sex hormone conditions, as well as bone disorders, calcium disorders and osteoporosis.

Patients find Dr. Kim to be caring, kind, approachable and thorough. He sees his mission as being a health companion to patients by being easily accessible and providing them with quality, patient-centered care.

A resident of Pearland, Dr. Kim is married and the father of two children. When he is away from his practice, his favorite activity is spending time with his family.

He is currently affiliated with Memorial Hermann hospital, St Lukes at Texas Medical center, Methodist Hosptial, and Cornerstone Hospital. 

  • Medical Doctor, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea, 2004.
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
  • Endocrinology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2014.
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor Clinic / Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2014-2018.
  • Physician II, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2018-2019.
  • Diabetes Plus Clinic PLLC, Houston, TX 2019-Present

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)


Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor Clinic / Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2014-2018

Provider Details


 English, Korean

Dr. Jongoh Kim, Endocrinologist in Houston
Dr. Libu Varughese

When work and life prevents you from making it to the doctor during regular hours, telemedicine is the right option for you. For people in Houston, Texas, the team at Endocrine & Diabetes Plus ClinicDr. Jongoh Kim and Dr. Libu Varughese offer excellent diagnostic and treatment care. Schedule an appointment today to learn more, and to begin a path toward relief. You can book in just moments online or by phone.

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Dr. Jongoh Kim is a Houston Endocrinologist with expertise and passion for diabetes. He was former faculty at Baylor Clinic of Baylor College of Medicine where he led diabetes and endocrine practice. He manages diabetes, general endocrinology, and internal medicine conditions. He always listens to his patients and solves their health problems together as their “Health Companion.” He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.

Selected Publications

Kim J, Kim J, Kwak MJ, Bajaj M. Genetic prediction of type 2 diabetes using deep neural network. Clin Genet, 2018;93(4):822-829. PMID: 29136281. (corresponding author)

Buras ED, Yang L, Saha P, Kim J, Mehta P, Yang Y, Hilsenbeck S, Kojima H, Chen W, Smith CW, Chan L, Proinsulin-producing, hyperglycemia-induced adipose tissue macrophages underlie insulin resistance in high fat-fed diabetic mice. FASEB J, 2015;29(8):3537-3548. PMID: 25953849.

Kim J, Samson SL, Cardiovascular effects of incretin therapy in diabetes care. Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2014;12(6):303-310. PMID: 24842063

Kojima H, Kim J, Chan L, Emerging role of hematopoietic cells in diabetes. Trends Endocrinol Metabol 2014;25(4):178-187 PMID: 24507996

Kim J, Chae YK, Chernoff A, The risk for coronary heart disease according to insulin resistance with and without type 2 diabetes. Endocr Res 2013;38(4):195-205. PMID: 23425058.


Dr. Jongoh Kim's Practice location

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

5420 Dashwood Dr., Suite 301 –
Houston, TX 77081

Fridays only 9am to 5pm

915 Gessner Rd 301 
Houston, Tx 77024