Dr. David Kim, MD

Dr. David Kim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. David Kim, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Westerville, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

70 S Cleveland Ave

Westerville, OH 43081

Contact Information

(614) 890-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Kim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Kim is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive fellowship-training in spine surgery. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Yale University, where he attended on a National Merit Scholarship. After graduation, Dr. Kim attended medical school at the Rochester University School of Medicine in Rochester, NY. Dr. Kim completed his surgical internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, NJ followed by a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md. where he studied MRI and Metabolism. After finishing his research, Dr. Kim completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA with a subsequent spine surgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL. Dr. Kim currently holds privileges at Dublin Methodist Hospital and is the Director of Spine Surgery at Doctors Hospital. Dr. Kim holds a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society, and is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

5  Procedures

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Umdnj-Nj Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Kim is an exceptional doctor and human being. His attention and concern for me, after a successful spinal surgery, was beyond anything anyone had ever shown. I'll never forget his unannounced, unscheduled visit to my hospital room, just to see that I was okay. The surprise to see him smiling...more
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Kim is chronically late, while waiting more than an hour, I had the pleasure of listening to the staff make fun of people. Additionally, staff is incompetent, they don't complete the needed paperwork in advance of appointments, then appointments need to be rescheduled and more time taken off of...more
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Dr Kim recommended that I have a 3 level anterior cervical diskectomy with fusion. The surgery went as expected, but I have continued to have pain. I think the follow up testing has been to just verify that the spinal hardware has not shifted and that his surgical procedures were not at fault. ...more
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Dr. Kim was wonderful. He listened to my concerns and explained everything to me. I would certainly recommend him.
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I have never been witness to horrendous treatment by a physician who cashed my sister's check. Dr. Kim claims that Ortho Neuro is NOT capable of cortisone shots, nor prescription traction. Do not be fooled by his credentials, as he is not interested in your symptoms, but rather your cop-pay. He is...more
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