Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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63 y/o
7 reviews

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Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Lone Peak Hospital, St. Mark's Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center....See Less

Utah Cancer Institute

1220 E 3900 S Ste 4F

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana

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Care Philosophy

I have dedicated my life to serving patients overcome their surgical challenges. Combining over 25 years of experience and renowned expertise, I tailor treatments to the unique individual needs of each patient. Incorporating the latest advances in technology(laparoscopy, robotics) with insights in genetics and immunotherapy, helps insure state of the art care. To minimize anxiety and optimize care, I personally examine and operate on each patient and guarantee prompt appointment times.
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Dr. Kim's Experience

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Dr. Kim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cyst
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gland Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Gastric
  • Omphalomesenteric Duct Cyst
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Sarcoma
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Spleen Disorders
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Tumor
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Ablation
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endodontic Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Genetic Testing
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Yale University School Of Med New Haven Ct
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Yale University School Of Med New Haven Ct
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total surveys
Dr. Kim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kim accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • PEHP
  • SelectHealth
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • United American Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wise Provider Networks
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Kim has admitting privileges

St. Mark's Hospital
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Intermountain Medical Center
5121 S Cottonwood St
Murray, UT 84107
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Lone Peak Hospital
11925 S State St
Draper, UT 84020
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