Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD

Pediatric RehabilitationFemaleAge 63

Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD is a Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist in New York, NY and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Ewha Womans University, School Of Medicine medical school in 1984. She is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kim to book an appointment.

Dr. Kim

Columbia University Medical Center

180 Fort Washington Ave # Hp-1-199 New York, NY 10032
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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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. Heakyung Kim, MD

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Trustworthy
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebral Palsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Cerebral Palsy more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Gait Abnormality
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Gait Abnormality more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Ataxia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Ataxia more than 11% of her peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 11% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ataxia With Fasciculations
  • Ataxia With Vitamin E Deficiency
  • Ataxia, Hereditary, Autosomal Dominant
  • Ataxia, Spastic, 3, Autosomal Recessive
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Episodic Ataxia
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Gluten Ataxia
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Sensory Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
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Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ataxia
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Amida Care
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
Vytra Health Plans
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Dr. Kim's Reviews

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5.0

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Dr Kim was compassionate and thorough.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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May 13, 2021
Amazing visit with Dr. Kim. Took time to ask questions about my daughter and her condition and worked through her thought process on treatment for her. Also performed a very thorough physical exam to make her assessment. She clearly has much experience working with children. Highly recommend!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

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...Read more

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1999
EWHA Women's University / College of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1998
UMDNJ Nj Med School
Residency Hospital
1993
UMDNJ Nj Med School
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Ewha Womans University, School Of Medicine
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kim has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kim frequently treats Cerebral Palsy, Gait Abnormality, and Ataxia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kim treats.

Where is Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD's office located?

Dr. Kim's office is located at 180 Fort Washington Ave # Hp-1-199, New York, NY 10032. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD speak?

Dr. Kim speaks Korean and English. View profile to see all.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD?

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Locations

Columbia University Medical Center

CUMC/Harkness Pavilion180 Fort Washington Ave # Hp-1-199 New York, NY 10032
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Weill Cornell Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine525 E 68th St Fl 16 New York, NY 10065
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kim is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New York, NY

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