Dr. Donald Kim, MD

Dr. Donald Kim, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 60

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(616) 287-6022

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Dr. Donald Kim, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch (SOM) medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital and Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kim to book an appointment.

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SHMG Colon Rectal Surgery4100 Lake Dr Se Ste 205 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.0

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4 Stars
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  • Office environment (18)
  • Staff friendliness (17)
  • Appointment scheduling (15)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (5)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (5)
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Unexpected tumor found in my colon. Dr. Kim removed it and I thought he was great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Janet Reid – Aug 21, 2019
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Top notch, trustworthy specialist with excellent bedside manor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Syubj in MI – Jul 27, 2018
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Dr. Kim’s expertise, commitment to quality and concern for patients is among the best. I trust this surgeon with my family and highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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JB in Grandville – Jun 18, 2018
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I have seen Dr. Kim for two colonoscopies in the last five years. Very professional and conscientious. He makes a point to explain the procedure and follow up afterwards is prompt. His team is very good.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M. J. in Grand Haven, MI – Jun 13, 2018
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Dr. Kim has performed several Colonoscopied on my husband and myself. Recently I had an appointment with him at his office. He is kind, compassionate, a great listener and he explains everything in an easy to understand way. Staff is great as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jeanne in Grand Rapids, MI – Mar 15, 2017
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Dr. Kim was wonderful. He took great care and concern of me. I think he is great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karen Becker in Fremont, MI – Mar 14, 2017
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Amazing staff. Dr Kim is informative and concise, with much consideration givin to my situation.Relieved to be in such competent hands.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Holland, MI – Jan 13, 2017
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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Intestinal Abscess more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Colectomy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Megacolon
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Kim, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis (GME)
Fellowship Hospital
Loyola University of Chicago (GME)
Residency Hospital
1986
Loyola University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1985
Loyola University of Chicago Stritch (SOM)
Medical School
University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Donald Kim, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (616) 287-6022, and for other questions, call (616) 267-7100.

Is Dr. Donald Kim, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Donald Kim, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kim frequently treats Intestinal Abscess, Colectomy, and Intestinal Obstruction. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kim treats.

Where is Dr. Donald Kim, MD's office located?

Dr. Kim's office is located at 4100 Lake Dr Se Ste 205, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Donald Kim, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kim has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kim is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital

Zeeland, MI

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital

Grand Rapids, MI

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Spectrum Health United Hospital

Greenville, MI

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Munson Medical Center

Traverse City, MI

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

North Ottawa Community Health System

Grand Haven, MI

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)