Dr. Eugene Kim, MD

Dr. Eugene Kim, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
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47 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Eugene Kim, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Arizona Oncology

2222 E Highland Ave Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Trinity Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of NY
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Vincents Hosp MC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

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.

Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kim is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
4.7
based on 30 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

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 (7)

in Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Kim was wonderful throught my husbands colon resection. Even though he developed ileus after surgery and had a prolonged hospital stay, Dr. Kim and the interns at Banner were wonderful and caring. They made a very difficult situation easier. Thank to all!
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in Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Kim treats you like a 12 year old. Spends most of the time reviewing material needlessly. Grills you like he is a prosecuting attorney. I went to him to learn options available to me relating to diverticulitis. He rejected all diagnosis of diverticulitis by three different doctors and the...more
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in Glendale AZ
Dr Kim was wonderful at my husbands appointment. We were given bad new from a different dr. So no surgery but follow ups???? great setting for an uncomfortable thing. Very awkward situation. Ty for treating us human. Ken will See you in December. Ty Tamara. L
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in Glendale, AZ
I had a colostomy performed by a local surgeon. The procedure was to be reversable; however, complications arose which made the reversible not possible by the original surgeon. Just by shear luck, a home nursing care nurse suggested I contact Dr. Kim. Dr. Kim looked at my complete medical...more
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in Phx, AZ
He was Excellent!My Dad at 83 had been diagnosed with colon/rectal cancer. Dr Kim was suggested. Dr Kim took very good care to exam the findings that sent Dad to him, to examine my Dad and to explain everything to Dad and myself in a very clear manner. Dad and I were very confident going into...more
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