Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kim, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 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 36 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 84% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 79% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Kim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "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."

7  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

125  Conditions Treated

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101  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
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer Treatment
  • 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
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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