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Dr. D Kyle Kim, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male

Dr. Kim

Dr. D Kyle Kim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / PRITZKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Spine Deformities more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Spine Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Kyphosis
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculitis
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. D Kyle Kim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / PRITZKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Washington
Residency Hospital
University of Washington
Internship Hospital
1989
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / PRITZKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School
University of Chicago
Undergraduate School
1989

Awards

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.8

Based on 87 reviews

5 Stars
94.25287356321839%
(82)
4 Stars
2.2988505747126435%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
3.4482758620689653%
(3)

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Super doctor with a view to all health systems. His specialty as a neurosurgeon takes priority, but he is a manager of overall health concerns. He made neck and back surgery as easy as possible. But, he also oversaw hip replacement by contacting an orthopedic and arranging surgery, a preliminary...Read More
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Excellent &approachable,he came highly recommended, I concu. He first gave me copies of my MRI, explained them & the proposed surgery options in detail. He carefully reviewed the MRI images on his larger viewing system and called with results. He gave my PCP details of options, which helped me...Read More
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I was recommended to see Dr. Kim by another neurologist for a spinal fusion. Dr. Kim is very nice and comfortingly direct about the procedure. My surgery was quite successful. I have had absolutely no pain in my left side whereas I had continual chronic pain for several years prior to the...Read More
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Very happy with my spinal fusion surgery. All the pain is gone. I couldn't ask for a more successful ourcome.
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He's the best!! I had back surgery in November at Swedish. I appreciated each time I saw him. He always took as much time with me as I needed. He is a down to earth, friendly doctor--who knows his stuff!! So glad I was referred to him, and if I ever need surgery again--you bet, he will be the...Read More
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