Meet Our Providers

Welcome to Stepping Stone Pediatrics, where we provide world-class pediatric care for all of your child’s healthcare needs. We are home to a diverse team of pediatric professionals who are dedicated to providing the highest level of healthcare for infants, toddlers, children and adolescents. We are committed to providing an incomparable level of service to all of our patients and parents.

bobMeet Our Board-Certified Pediatrician, Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim has been serving the Kennesaw/Acworth area for over 12 years and it is his desire to continue to serve this community that led him to open Stepping Stone Pediatrics in 2015.

Dr. Kim received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT, MD from the University of California-San Diego, performed his Internship and Residency at Yale and was adjunct faculty for the University of Florida Department of Pediatrics before coming to Atlanta.  In addition to providing General Pediatric care for the patients in his practice, Dr. Kim also served as a member of the hospital consulting team at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Scottish Rite for over a decade.

Married with two children, he has served as Chairman of Pediatrics at Kennestone Hospital and two terms on the Board of Directors for the local Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Meet Our Certified Nurse Practitioners

Lauren Hoffman, PA-C
Sarah Keen, CPNP
Hilere Pasley, CPNP, CFNP

Visit Stepping Stone Pediatrics Today

Visit our office in Kennesaw to learn more about each Stepping Stone Pediatrics provider. Call 770-515-9000 to schedule an appointment or consultation to further get to know our staff.  



Love Dr. Kim! One of the most genuine and thorough doctors I know. I have absolute trust in him when it comes to my children's health.
- Elizabeth Q.

The entire staff is just awesome, kind, honest, helpful. It is always a great experience even with sick kiddos!
- Marlo M.

Wonderful practice, wonderful providers, wonderful office staff! Knowledgeable, loving, and kind!
- Vanessa M.