Dr. Edsel Kim, MD

Dr. Edsel Kim, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Edsel Kim, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from New York University in 1996 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, facial plastic surgery, and more.Read his story

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 536

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 935-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Kim graduated from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan. He stayed on to complete a fellowship in facial plastics, reconstructive surgery and anterior skull base surgery at the University of Michigan. He focuses on endoscopic sinus surgery, endoscopic skull base surgery and thyroid/parathyroid surgery at The Oregon Clinic - Westside Ear, Nose & Throat. Dr. Kim is the Medical Director of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery for the Providence Brain and Spine Institute and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of the Department of Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "I aim to provide the very best medical and surgical care for my patients. This not only involves the technical aspects required for good outcomes in the operating room, but also taking the time to listen and understand their concerns in the office. This leads to personal, compassionate and efficient care through a team approach with both the physicians and staff.

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3  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

85  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Mi Hosps and Health Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
37 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Doctor Kim was excellent in every area. I cannot imagine being treated by a more skilled, concerned, or competent surgeon.
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Dr. Kim is very straight forward when he explains his findings. He dose this with a strong level of compassion. He is also extremely thorough. This became very evident when he ordered a CT scan to make sure that we were heading in the correct direction. Due to him being so thorough we have found a...more
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Over-confident and arrogant. Botched surgery. Can't explain details because not allowed enough characters here. Much worse 6 months after surgery, but he had an excuse for every problem that was something unrelated to his surgery, which is when all the problems started. Horrible doctor, don't use....more
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Went to see Dr. Kim for a possible deviated septum. He diagnosed that it was deviated in two places. We decided on surgery and I opted for some minor cosmetic changes to my nose at the same time. Dr. Kim restored my ability to breathe by fixing the septum and did an amazing job in giving me a more...more
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Hi McKenzie, we are thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with Dr. Kim at The Oregon Clinic. Best wishes -The Oregon Clinic

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Dr. Kim is one of the nicest and most dexterous doctors ever I have met. He did parathyroid adenoma removal surgery for my wife a few weeks ago. He tried to make his diagnosis as perfect as possible and to make a patient feeling comfortable. The surgery was very successful. Owing to his trustworthy...more
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