Dr. Helen Kim, MD

Dr. Helen Kim, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Helen Kim, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1414 Victory Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10301

Contact Information

(718) 447-1261

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Einstein Com
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Hnsm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
2.9
based on 16 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kim's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in staten island
Put it this way (coming from a19 yr old).... Anyone who left a review with more than ONE star got lucky... She's all about that money! IDK if she's bad at hiding it or she just doesn't care, but she is as useless as her "nose cam" ONE STAR = POOR (this isn't an opinion, it's a fact)
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in New York, NY
The office is clean and staff is very nice. Waiting time is not bad, sometimes I’ve wait 30 minutes but some others my waiting tima was 0. Dr Kim is a very kowledgeable physician, I appreciate her kindness and how she takes time to check any affected area and anything around. Obviously ear, nose...more
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in Staten island, ny
Went to dr.kim for a swollen tonsil. Waited an hour in waiting room. called into patient room. waited another 25 minutes. Didn't even look at my throat. Stuck a nasal camera thru my nose cavity . I found out this procedure that only takes20 seconds made her $350 from my insurance. Then she wiped it...more
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in Sea bright New Jersey 07760
Just great as it gets......
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in Staten Island, NY
Dr. Kims is an experienced doctor who knows what she is talking about. She knows the best way to treat any condition. The wait time is slightly to much but it is worth it.
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