Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD

Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD

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Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Female  |  
58 y/o
3 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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D. Kim received her medical degree from Ewha Woman's University, College of Medicine, Seoul Korea. She currently serves as the...Read more

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Dr. Kim's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Kim says...

    D. Kim received her medical degree from Ewha Woman's University, College of Medicine, Seoul Korea. She currently serves as the A. David Gurewitsch Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Pediatrics of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is Vice Chair for Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation of the Dept of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine and Director of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine and Fellowship program of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Kim is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. She specializes in single event multilevel chemoneurolysis (SEMLC) with botulinum toxin and ethanol injections, botulinum toxin injections to salivary glands for drooling and aspiration management, intrathecal baclofen (ITB) and non-invasive pulmonary rehabilitation. She uses ultrasound guided botulinum toxin injections to muscles and salivary glands.

    Dr. Kim joined NewYork-Presbyterian in 2011, prior to which she served as an Assistant Chief for the Division of Child Development, Rehabilitation and Metabolic Disease; a Medical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; and a Medical Director of the Cerebral Palsy Program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    Dr. Kim is has been working internationally to build a "comprehensive team approach for the children with special needs." Her international work has been extended to China, Japan, Chile, Mexico, Nepal, Korea, U.A.E. and Italy through lectures and workshops along with patient care.

    Dr. Kim is fluent in Korean.

    Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

    We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

    Dr. Kim says...

    Cearebral palsy: spasticity management, pain control and other complex medical problems. Children with special needs : complex medical problems and fuction

    Traumatic brain injury and pediatric stroke for comprehensive rehabilitation care and arousal. Pharmacological management for children with severe traumatic brain injury

    Dr. Kim says...

    Botulinum toxin (Botox ) injections to salivary glands to decrease drooling and aspiration pneumonia. Botox and alcohol nerve blocks to the children and people with spasticity.

    Intrathecal baclofen pump management for people with severe dystonia and spasticity.

    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 Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Kim's Board Certifications

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    • Pediatric Rehabilitation
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Conditions Treated

    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Pain
    • Leukodystrophy
    • Limb Length
    • Low Back Pain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Scissoring Gait
    • Sialorrhea
    • Spastic Gait
    • Spasticity
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spine Disorders
    • Torticollis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ewha Womans University, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Umdnj Nj Med School

      Completed in 1998

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Umdnj Nj Med School

      Completed in 1993

    • Undergraduate School
      EWHA Women's University / College of Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Korean

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Procedures Performed

    • Botox® Injection
    • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
    • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
    • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection