Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Esther Kim, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA. She graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine and specializes in family medicine.

3811 Valley Centre Dr

San Diego, CA 92130

Contact Information

(858) 764-9081

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Kim's Experience

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Dr. Kim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

159  Conditions Treated

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6  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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

One of the rudest doctors to ever encounter. The visit summary was obvious pre-written as it was inaccurate and not customized to my appointment. Her handshake alone was disturbingly painful. She puts the 'pain' in pain management. Will never return.
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We all have off days, so I try not to let first impressions sway me too much. However, both my encounters with Dr. Kim were unpleasant. She was dismissive of my concerns and made rude comments during my appointments. Maybe she doesn't have bad intentions, but is just unaware of how she comes across...more
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Dr. Kim has been my physician for several years and she is a genuinely caring and compassionate person. If my issue is very minor or routine, I do sense a bit more of a rush (medicine is a business, after all!) but she always spends as much time with me as I need and answers my questions fully. ...more
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Dr Kim has been my doctor for many years. She's very polite, friendly, and cheerful. Over the last 5 years or so I've noticed that she much more in a hurry to get me in and out of there as quickly as possible. Maybe it's the health insurance industry that are causing her to have to see a lot of...more
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Always in a hurry. She is not that interested in patient's status, feeling. Almost I don't care attitude
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