Dr. Helen Kim-James is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. A graduate of  Southern Methodist University, she also studied at Oxford University and performed research at Seoul National University under a grant from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Kim-James earned her M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine.  She completed her internship and dermatology residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital affiliated with Washington University. Dr. Kim-James is a Clinical Instructor in dermatology at Washington University. Prior to opening Chesterfield Valley Dermatology, Dr. Kim-James practiced dermatology at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center campus.  Dr. Kim-James is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, Missouri Dermatological Society, and St. Louis Dermatological Society.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
  • Progress West Healthcare Center
  • St. John’s Mercy Medical Center

Professional Organizations

Dr. Kim-James is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, Missouri Dermatological Society, and St. Louis Dermatological Society.