Dr. Helen Kim-James, MD

Dr. Helen Kim-James, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
(125)

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Dr. Helen Kim-James, MD is a dermatologist in O Fallon, MO and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Chesterfield Valley Dermatology

20 Progress Point Pkwy Ste 202

O Fallon, MO 63368
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • Medico

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kim-James performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision of Skin Lesion
high
more than 86% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 80% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Kim-James's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kim-James' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim-James "Dr. Helen Kim-James is a dermatologist in Chesterfield Missouri and has been practicing for 17 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim-James "Dr. Helen Kim-James is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she also studied at Oxford University and performed research at Seoul National University under a grant from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Kim-James earned her M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and dermatology residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital affiliated with Washington University. Dr. Kim-James is a Clinical Instructor in dermatology at Washington University. Prior to opening Chesterfield Valley Dermatology, Dr. Kim-James practiced dermatology at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center campus. Dr. Kim-James is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, Missouri Dermatological Society, and St. Louis Dermatological Society.Dr. Kim-James is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, Missouri Dermatological Society, and St. Louis Dermatological Society.HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONSBarnes-Jewish HospitalMissouri Baptist Medical CenterProgress West Healthcare CenterSt. Johns Mercy Medical Center"
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim-James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology, Member
  • Missouri Dermatological Society, Member
  • St. Louis Dermatological Society, Member
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Dr. Kim-James' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim-James to family and friends
126 total reviews (89 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (126)

  • 5
    (97)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Kim-James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (89)

complete staff friendly and answered all my questions
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Dr. Kim-James saw my daughter very quickly. I have never seen a Drs. office with their office hours and their phones being on so early. She was so professional and thorough. Would highly recommend her!
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The nurse and PA were very helpful and answered all of my questions.
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Dr. Helen was very nice and understanding. She was also very reasonable, I would defineitly reccomend her to other friends.
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