Dr. Edward Kim, MD

Dr. Edward Kim, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(41)
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Dr. Edward Kim, MD is an urology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Nwu Feinberg Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in urology.

1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste 222

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 305-9254

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Testicular Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Nwu Feinberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
2.8
based on 41 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (21)

Dr. Kim's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Hands down the worst Doctor I've ever been to. His staff seems nice enough, but he ignores the patient when in the room and is incredibly rude. The several times I saw him, he brought in a laptop and never even made eye contact with me. Just seemed like he wanted to get out of the room. I don't...more
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DO Not GO TO THIS MAN!!!!!!!!! I had to have a kidney removed because of him, He destroyed my kidney, The dr that ended up having to remove my kidney said he didn't see how he is still aloud to be having surgery on anyone,I live in pain every day because of this man not only did he destroy my...more
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Felt comfortable with the doctor and his surgical expertise. Nice man. Did not appreciate a resident assisting in my vasectomy without permission, though. Dr. Kim did one side and the resident did the other. The first snip didn't hurt at all, but the second one was so painful that I almost jumped...more
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I would not recommend this man to anyone. He literally made jokes with a trainee about my condition while in my exam room.
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Very poor customer service. Would not return calls about problem from surgery to myself or my family Doctor
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