Dr. Hose Kim, MD

Dr. Hose Kim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(18)
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Dr. Hose Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Whittier, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read his story

6712 Friends Ave

Whittier, CA 90601

Contact Information

(562) 945-8873

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Kim graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with dual degrees in biology and chemical engineering. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) and completed his internship and residency at the Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center. Dr. Kim then furthered his training by completing the Wagner Fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at Orthopaedic Hospital in Los Angeles. He is the recipient of numerous scholastic honors and remains active in teaching. Dr. Kim is a specialist in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. He also treats persons with disorders resulting from diseases and/or changes in the musculoskeletal system due to the aging process that may restrict one’s normal movement and impair his daily function. Dr. Kim provides comprehensive orthopaedic health care services, and some of the procedures that Dr. Kim performs include the following... Sports medicine surgery- arthroscopic surgery of joints such as the knees, shoulder, ankle, wrist and elbow. Total hip and knee replacements Hand surgery- carpal tunnel syndrome release, ganglion excision, tendon surgery Trauma/fracture surgery Foot/ankle surgery-correction of bunions, neuroma, ingrown toenails, heel spurs "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Every person deserves to receive the highest care from a qualified physician who is conscientious and an expert in his field. In order to be confident in a surgeon, it is vital that they have these qualities. 

Dr. Kim gives thorough examinations to establish the diagnosis. He recommends and performs surgery only for those conditions requiring it. The patients are always well informed about surgical procedures. Dr. Kim also provides many non-surgical forms of treatment including casts, medications, exercises as well as physical therapy. For the patient’s convenience, our office is equipped with on-site x-ray and physical therapy facilities."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wagner Institute Orth Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
4.3
based on 18 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kim's 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Whittier, CA |
I recommend Dr Kim to my friends and family because I trust his treatment information on my problems thought out all the 18 years I have gone to him. My Husband had shoulder problems and he is a hard person to please and he also gives him an excellent rating . Dr kIM's , therapy staff are...more
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in La Mirada, CA |
I have been very pleased with the results of my arthroscopic procedure and the inter-action with Doctor Kim and his entire staff. I appreciate doctor Kim's knowledge and how he takes time to explain each step through the process, both pre and post operation. I have been telling both friends and...more
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in Downey, CA |
Dr. Kim, his staff and P.T. staff are awesome. I've had 5 surgeries performed by Dr. Kim, 1 in 1988 and 1 in 1989, Bi-Lateral CTR. 1 in 2014, Left Mencius Repair. 2 in 2015, Right Shoulder Repair and Game Keeper's Thumb. Had a terrible fall at work in December 2013. I've referred family, friends...more
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Thank you for your confidence in me as your orthopedic surgeon.
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in Hacienda Heights, CA |
He is very professional , he lets you know exactly what's going on at all times
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I am glad to be able to help you with your knee problem.
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in Whittier, CA |
Dr. Kim is a doctor who cares about the patient. He listens to you very carefully. I found my experience to be a excellent one. Dr. Kim is compassionate and takes time with the patient to provide you with an accurate and professional diagnosis. He does not rush into just surgery for the patient....more
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Thank you for your confidence in me and my office. I enjoy taking care of you and your family members.
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Dr. Kim accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Kim has admitting privileges

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
12401 Washington Blvd
Whittier, CA 90602
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Whittier Hospital Medical Center
9080 Colima Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
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