Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
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Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

Benjamin Kim Office

1220 E 3900 S Ste 4F

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Stomach Diseases more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Surgery
Ablation
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenalectomy
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anoscopy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Aspiration of Breast Cysts
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biliary Cancer
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Cancer
Cancer Treatment
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Line Insertion
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Choledochal Cyst
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Cyst
Cyst Aspiration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Surgery
Endocrine Cancer
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Endodontic Surgery
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
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
Familial Pancreatic Cancer
Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Lymphoma
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Genetic Testing
Gland Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hepatobiliary Cancer
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hepatocellular Cancer
Hernia
Hiatal Hernia
Hodgkin's Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
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
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Abscess
Liver Biopsy
Liver Cancer
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Liver Surgery
Liver Tumor
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Mastectomy
Melanoma
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Muscle Biopsy
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Biopsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Gastric
Omphalomesenteric Duct Cyst
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Abscess
Pancreatic Biopsy
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
Pancreatic Surgery
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Pilonidal Cyst
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Port Placements or Replacements
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
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)
Sarcoma
Sebaceous Cysts
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Malignancies
Secretory Breast Carcinoma
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spleen Cancer
Spleen Disorders
Splenectomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Traumatic Hernia
Tubular Carcinoma
Tumor
Tumor Ablation
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

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 te...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

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3.7

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Insurance accepted

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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

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