Dr. David Kim, MD

Dr. David Kim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. David Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

125 Parker Hill Ave # Converse

Boston, MA 02120

Contact Information

(617) 754-5595

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
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11  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Washington University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Washington University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

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)

Overall simply fantastic experience with Dr. Kim. Very friendly and professional. Consistently received direct communication and care from him personally and not a PA or nurse assistant. Explained everything very clearly and had great results from surgery with complete relief from what had been...more
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Saw Dr Kim for severe back pain he spent a lot of time with me but was not able to help me. He sent me for consult with a neuro surgeon I am very grateful for the time and concern her showed
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Dr. Kim showed very little compassion to continued pain post surgery. I felt his attention to detail prior was very strong, but it was a different story when surgical outcomes weren't as anticipated. Very disappointed and furthermore in a lot of pain two years post surgical procedure.
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Dr. Kim did an L5-S1 spinal fusion for me a few weeks ago. Due to its location behind my hip bone, he had to come in from the front - more complex surgery. I haven't felt this good in years!! Easy to talk with, excellent explanations, upbeat, etc. Excellent staff. I cannot say enough good...more
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Had a consult after finding that my previous spine surgeon had retired. Already had the MRI to bring him. Surgery of a ruptured disc was the original diagnosis. The disc directly below had already been removed. Dr. Kim did a brief exam, and suggested exercise. Brought this back to my guy, who was...more
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