Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Esther Kim, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

6670 Alton Pkwy

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 932-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
normal
more than 11% 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

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis

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

  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My first visit with Dr Kim was very unpleasant. She was dismissive of my concerns and made rude comments during my appointment. She had a very pompous attitude and tried to treat me like I didn't know a thing about my condition and my pain was no big deal.She was extremely short and rushed. No...more
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