Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD

Dr. Heakyung Kim, MD

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Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Female  |  
59 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

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.

Rehabilitation and Regenerative

180 Fort Washington Ave # 1

New York, NY 10032
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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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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Kim's Experience

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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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Specialties

  • Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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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
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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Kim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kim accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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