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Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Kim

Center For Pain Relief

400 Court St Ste 100 Charleston, WV 25301

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(304) 347-6120


Dr. Christopher Kim, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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(304) 347-6120

Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
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
Trigger Point Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Trigger Point Injection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.2

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
64.28571428571429%
(9)
4 Stars
21.428571428571427%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(2)

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  • 16 – 30 minutes
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Very carding person, always good to me and my wife. She is a patient also, we are always happy with his treatment. I recommend him to my friends, he is a very nice person and cares about my back problems.
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He is so caring and makes you feel like family
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He is very gentle and talks to you all the way through a procedure so there's no surprises.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Kim, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Va Commonwealth University McV School Med
Residency Hospital
1993
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Thomas Memorial Hospital

South Charleston, WV

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)