Dr. Edward Kim, MD

Dr. Edward Kim, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Edward Kim, MD is a general surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and more.Read his story

2800 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300

Raleigh, NC 27607

Contact Information

(919) 784-7878

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 89% of peers
Breast Diseases
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Practicing at UNC Rex since 2016. Specialize in advanced hernia repair and anti-reflux surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "My philosophy is to provide the patient with all the options. Way the pros and cons of surgery. Many times I will advise against surgery. My advice is based on what I would do for myself or a family member."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Debridement
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Kim is an excellent surgeon. My Inguinal Hernia was repaired via minimally invasive robotic surgery resulting in very little pain and rapid recovery. Dr. Kim was very good at explaining the various options for the surgery and how the recovery would proceed. His advise and skill was truly...more
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Dr. Kim did a lynx procedure on me in Feb. 2018. It has improved my quality of life by leaps and bounds. He is proffesional and kind and has exellent communication skills. I would highly recommend him to any family members or friends.
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Dr. Kim performed exploratory surgery on my dear 88 year old mother on Saturday April 14,2018 at Rex hospital. I was so pleased with Dr. kim. I liked his demeanor and he was informative. He saved my mother’s life. She entered the emergency room not thinking her situation was as serious as it turned...more
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Great doctor.
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I had a procedure robotic inguinal hernia repair with Dr. Kim on March 8/2018. Dr. Edwards is extremely kind and talented surgeon. Explains every detail of his procedures and he is extremely knowledgeable. He has taken great care of me and kept me informed from the initial consultation and after...more
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