Dr. Hyon Kim, MD


Otology | Male

Northwest Ear Institute 2230 NW Pettygrove St Ste 120 Portland, OR 97210 Get Directions
Dr. Hyon Kim, MD

Dr. Hyon Kim, MD is an otology doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

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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.

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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. 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.

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 Otology
  •  Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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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  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • 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


  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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  • Otology
  • Neurotology

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