Dr. Donald Kim, MD

Dr. Donald Kim, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Donald Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

Orthopaedic Medical Group of Riverside

6800 Brockton Ave

Riverside, CA 92506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affordable Health & Benefits
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • American Insurance Consultants
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

Learn about Dr. Kim

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 79% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "I have a very simple philosophy in caring for my patient! All my patients I consider my family--eg,my mother, father, brother, sister, and children. I treat my patients the exact way I would treat my family members.s Simple!"

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • U C IRVINE
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Ucla Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • pediatric orthoppedic surgery fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
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    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • San Diego Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
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    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kim is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Has the rudest staff ever! I paid my $35 dollar deductible on 2/13/17 and I'm on my way to the bank to get a print out to prove it so they will stop harassment and billing. Had another appointment with them and they demanded a $265 co- payment I told them my co-payment was $35.00 and she said...more
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I tried to set an appointment 4 times and the 4 times I was put on hold when it was my turn The receptionist hangup on me. I tried to explain to her that I already been on hold for 46 minutes she said you have to wait for your turn. Totally rude and unprofessional. I wish I would it met Dr. Kim...more
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