Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

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Dr. Christopher Kim, MD
Dr. Christopher Kim, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Santa Clarita, CA. He has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

24355 Lyons Ave Ste 100

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Contact Information

(661) 255-5232

Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 82% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
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more than 63% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "At Valencia Pain Clinic, We provide genuine care with the ultimate pain management program. Pain relief now! Be pain free!"
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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cough Headache
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Severe Headache
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache

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Procedures

  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Catholic Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Catholic University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Anethesiology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Pain Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Pain Med Integrated Management
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Holistic Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2000

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
4.0
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Dr. Kim has been my pain management doctor for 10 years and I can't imagine anyone else treating me! He cares, he's compassionate and his staff is the best. He has allowed me to continue with my physical job with radio frequency ablation, it saved my career. Dr. Kim is the best MD I have ever encountered!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kim accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kim has admitting privileges

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
15031 Rinaldi St
Mission Hills, CA 91345
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