Dr. Hyon H. Kim, MD

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Dr. Hyon H. Kim, MD

Otology | Male

Northwest Ear Institute 2230 NW Pettygrove St Ste 120, Portland, OR 97210 Get Directions
(503) 444-7676

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We often take hearing for granted, but when something happens that impairs that miraculous sense, we need help from someone that specializes in determining the cause and solution for these issues.Read more

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    Specialties

    • Otology
    • Neurotology

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Kim's Board Certifications

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    • Neurotology

    Conditions Treated

    Dr. Kim says..

    Dr. Harold Kim has been active in research in Meniere's disease, cochlear implantation, and the effects of surgery for acoustic neuroma, presenting at numerous national meetings and publishing numerous articles in peer reviewed journals for otolaryngology and otology/neurotology. He has also contributed to numerous textbooks on surgery of the ear and management of balance disorders. Dr. Harold Kim is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in both Otolaryngology and Neurotology. He is also certified in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Management of Acoustic Neuromas. ?Dr. Harold Kim is a fellow of the Triological Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Harold Kim is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and the Otosclerosis Study Group.

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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Dizziness
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
    • Tinnitus
    • Vertigo

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
    • Cochlear Implant Insertion
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Myringotomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Stapedectomy

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      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Kim has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (12/9/2013)
      • Amount or Range: $2,000,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: 52 year old female patient who underwent 7 hour total procedure with 9 hour total anesthesia was found post-op to have suffered infarction resulting in weakness on one side causing difficulty with hand-leg coordination and some speech impairment.
      • State: Oregon
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      Sanctions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

      Graduated in 1997

    • Internship Hospital
      Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Albert Einstein College Medicine

      Completed in 2002

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Northwestern Medical Center

      Completed in 2004

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Washington

      Graduated in 1993

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Korean
    • Spanish

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Otology
    • Board certified in Neurotology
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Kim's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kim

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

    We often take hearing for granted, but when something happens that impairs that miraculous sense, we need help from someone that specializes in determining the cause and solution for these issues.

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    Dr. Kim says...

    Dr. Harold Kim has been active in research in Meniere's disease, cochlear implantation, and the effects of surgery for acoustic neuroma, presenting at numerous national meetings and publishing numerous articles in peer reviewed journals for otolaryngology and otology/neurotology. He has also contributed to numerous textbooks on surgery of the ear and management of balance disorders. Dr. Harold Kim is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in both Otolaryngology and Neurotology. He is also certified in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Management of Acoustic Neuromas. ?Dr. Harold Kim is a fellow of the Triological Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Harold Kim is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Oregon Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and the Otosclerosis Study Group.