Dr. Kim Dal Porto grew up in Jacksonville, graduated from Stetson University and then earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Birmingham, AL at the Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham and has been board certified in Pediatrics since 1997. Dr. Kim has two children, Kyle and Alyssa Sanchez, and they reside in the Southside area. Kyle started UCF College of Medicine in 2017 and Alyssa studies at FSU. She married Jeff Dal Porto in 2008, adding four step sons to their growing family. While she finds great joy and fulfillment in her career and family, she will tell you her first love is Christ. She is involved in her church, Eleven22 as well as global missions. She worked with a small team of doctors to launch a permanent primary care medical clinic in Uganda, associated with Okoa Refuge in 2016. She actively advises and administrates the clinic, run by Ugandans, and plans for expansion into antenatal care and a ward for the malnourished in 2019. She considers it a privilege to speak at local church’s mothers’ groups. She loves enjoying his creation with her family and friends, their favorite places being mountains, beaches and waterfalls.