Dr. Billy Kim, MD

Dr. Billy Kim, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 46

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Billy Kim, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Mount Juliet, TN. He is affiliated with Tristar Summit Medical Center, winner of the Vascular Surgery Excellence Award. He is also affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

The Surgical Clinic, PLLC

The Surgical Clinic, PLLC660 South Mount Juliet Rd Ste 230 Mount Juliet, TN 37122
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The Surgical Clinic

The Surgical Clinic85 White Bridge Rd Nashville, TN 32705
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.7

Based on 38 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Dr. Kim was knowledgeable friendly excellent communicator and explain things extremely well. Would recommend Dr. Kim wholeheartedly with no reservations.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 29, 2021
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Dr. Kim is the most compassionate vein doctor I have ever met. He completely puts you at ease while you point out areas that concern and bother you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jennifer Rose – Feb 25, 2021
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Dr Kim is a people perdin
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Sam Cardwell – Dec 16, 2020
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Dr. Kim was pleasant, informative and knowledgable. He answered all my questions and explained things well. The wait was short. I was very satisfied with the visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ava Abbott – Nov 25, 2020
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Dr Kim was thorough and knowledgeable! He was attentive to medical history and possible issues! Had a well designed planned for my situation!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roland Chambers – Nov 14, 2020
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I was really pleased with his knowledge
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Katherine Lockton – Oct 14, 2020
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Circulation problems.
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Sep 16, 2020
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Very friendly efficient Would recommend to others
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 09, 2020
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He was precise and took more time than any other doctor I have seen for my vascular problem. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bob Ashayeri – Aug 12, 2020
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Dr. Kim is an extremely skilled and compassionate physician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 06, 2020
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First visit went ok. I sat in exam room for more than 30 minutes. He seemed concerned about my medical issue not being taken care of after 3 times and that he could do it successfully.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 01, 2020
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Friendly staff. Dr. Kim explained in terms that were easily understood. He listened and answered all questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 25, 2020
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Good first bisit
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dennis Dalton – Jan 23, 2020
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Office staff was very friendly and very helpful. Dr kim was very thorough and went through everything with me.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 30, 2019
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Excellent explained in great detail,options for surgical procedure to be performed.
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Oct 17, 2019
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As a new patient, Dr. Kim and his staff were very knowledgeable,welcoming, and helpful. He took time to explain things in clear and easy to understand terms. I'm happy to recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bonnie in Nashville , TN – May 08, 2019
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Dr. Kim is very thorough, and has great bedside manner.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 25, 2019
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Dr Kim and his PA Claire Tomlinson are very professional, courtious and respectful. They immediately diagnosed thoracic outlet syndrome through ultrasound. After surgery we immediately felt relief. Dr Kim and Claire saved my arm. Thank you
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Mar 28, 2019
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Excellent communication...answers all my questions...A+++++
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Russell Kirkland – Jan 26, 2019
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Dr. Kim might be the world's best vein doctor, but I've had nothing but aggravation and irritation dealing with his administrative personnel. I'm told I'll be called, but never get called. I call and after the recording, someone might answer and I'll get voice mail to leave a message. I don't get called even if I leave a message. When I'm answered, I get passed from person to person with each time requiring me to listen to the recording. I'm fed up with his administrative stall.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Jerry in Mount Juliet, TN – Dec 12, 2018
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Atherosclerosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Atherosclerosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Airway Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Wingspan™ Stent System
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Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriogram
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Disorders
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Phlebectomy
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revascularization
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracic Outlet Surgery
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Ulcer
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in the importance of quality patient care using all latest technology. To provide comprehensive education to patients, staff and other providers....Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

New York University
Fellowship Hospital
University of Texas Southwestern
Residency Hospital
University of Texas Southwestern
Internship Hospital
University Of Texas
Medical School
1998
Rice University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Awards

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What are Dr. Billy Kim, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kim frequently treats Atherosclerosis, Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis, and Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kim treats.

Where is Dr. Billy Kim, MD's office located?

Dr. Kim's office is located at 660 South Mount Juliet Rd Ste 230, Mount Juliet, TN 37122. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Billy Kim, MD speak?

Dr. Kim speaks Korean and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Billy Kim, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kim has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kim is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Tristar Summit Medical Center

Hermitage, TN

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Tristar Centennial Medical Center

Nashville, TN

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown

Nashville, TN

3 Awards Received

Tristar Skyline Medical Center

Nashville, TN

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)