Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

Dr. Christopher Kim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Christopher Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in North Chesterfield, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

1115 Boulders Pkwy Ste 100

North Chesterfield, VA 23225

Contact Information

(804) 320-1339

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Elbow Injuries
normal
more than 73% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 68% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Children?s orthopedics is the application of musculoskeletal knowledge for the benefit of the children in the community."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kim does not have any board certifications listed.

113  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphosis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Bone Problems
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polydactyly
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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51  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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.

Dr. Kim's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Wow. I am so upset. I called Dr. Kim's office to see if I should make an appointment for my daughter who is in college in NOVA about some rib pain she has been having, and they set up an appointment for this morning for her. So, when Dr. Kim came in to see her he told her he couldn't do anything...more
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The worst experience ever. My daughter fractured her elbow and was referred to Dr.Kim at chippenham. He was very rude and dismissive. He had a bad attitude as soon as he walked into the room. We opted to not go through with the surgery there and went to VCU.
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My son has been seen for 2 years by another orthopedic and was referred to Dr Kim due to him being pediatric. It was the worst experience I've ever had with a dr. He would not answer my questions and when I told him what the other dr said I was told very rudely that they did not agree on what the...more
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My 21 year old daughter was referred to her by her Orthopedic Dr. because of a birth defect in her leg, and knee problems she now has. Yes, my daughter is over weight, due to another health issue that has nothing to do with Dr. Kim. Dr. Kim walked into the room, and began shaking his head. He...more
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My 5 yr old son was in extreme pain in his hip. With a young child in obvious pain, I did not even sit down in his waiting room. He was in an observation room immediately. Dr. Kim knew what it was immediately - a virus in his hip. He admitted him to the hospital for pain management and...more
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