Dr. Betty Kim, MD

Dr. Betty Kim, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Betty Kim, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Associates

2222 N Nevada Ave # 5011

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Kim

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers
Aortic Valve Disease
high
more than 78% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 80% 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 "The mission of the surgeons at CTSA is to provide the highest quality care and best outcomes for patients with diseases of the heart, lungs, and chest. We provide a wide array of surgical care for cardiopulmonary disease, including unique cutting edge procedures not offered elsewhere, with top tier patient outcomes."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Brook Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kim is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Kim Says:
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Thank you for submitting your patient survey. I am committed to providing the highest quality care and best outcomes for my patients and hope you felt this way while under my care. If not, please contact me or my staff if you have a concern.

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Patient Comments (4)

I had a heart attack skiing at Monarch. Dr. Kim performed quadruple bypass open heart surgery and a valve repair on March 28, 2017. I was walking the next day and have returned to all my activities including skiing. I owe my life to Dr. Kim and her stellar team, and will be ever thankful to them...more
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She is an absolute marvel!! Dr. Kim is a truly a brilliant physician, and I am fortunate and honored to be her patient. God bless you, Dr. Kim !!!
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Dr. Kim and her team performed a surgical repair to my mitral valve. I received excellent professional care from their team, and I feel very lucky to have had Dr. Kim as my surgeon. She is knowledgeable and up-to-date in her specialty, and she determined that my case was suitable for a "minimally...more
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Dr. Kim performed a mini aortic heart valve replacement requiring only a 4 incision and cutting only one rib inserting a bovine replacement valve. I only have to take a daily 1/4 grain aspirin and no blood thinners. I was walking four days after surgery and discharged 5.5 days after surgery. I...more
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