Dr. Hui-Kyung Kim, MD

Dr. Hui-Kyung Kim, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hui-Kyung Kim, MD is a dermatologist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

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20162 SW Birch St Ste 250

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Hudson Health Plan
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Hui-Kyung Kim is a board-certified dermatologist in Newport Beach, California and has been practicing for 18 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "After moving to the US from South Korea at the age of three, Dr. Kim grew up in Long Beach, California. She attended the local Long Beach Polytechnic High School, where she graduated first in her class. She moved to the East Coast to study Biochemical Sciences at Harvard University and graduated with high honors. She attended medical school at Columbia University where she earned Alpha Omega Alpha honors. After graduating with a Dean's letter recognition of "Outstanding," an honor awarded to the top 5% of the class, she stayed in New York City to complete her internship in internal medicine at Columbia NY Presbyterian Hospital. She then moved to Chicago, where she completed her dermatology residency at University of Illinois, Chicago. After serving as chief resident her final year, she decided to move back to sunny southern California. Dr. Kim has been in private practice in Newport Beach for over ten years. She enjoys all aspects of dermatology, including medical, surgical, laser and cosmetic procedures. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology."


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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

11  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • NY Presbyterian Hosp/Columbia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

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
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I highly recommend this Dermatology office. Dr. Kim is an amazing Dermatologist she is knowledgeable, thoughtful and wants what's best for her patients. I wouldn't consider going to anyone else! I am so happy my doctor referred me to her! She took care of my acne, and I have never looked better....more
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I have been looking for a practice where the doctors perform the Botox for you. I found Dr. Kim in Newport Beach and I must say..What a difference. I was so happy with my results, I can say my eyes are not uneven as they were when I used to have my Botox done at a Medispa. I am so thankful to have...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Kim for several years now. What I like about her is her thouroughness in explaining to me my treatment options. She is approachable and it is obvious that she has my well-being first and foremost on her mind. I would highly recommend her for any dermatology issues or...more
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I was quite disappointed with Dr. Kim's willingness to explain why I visited the clinic, her diagnose, and giving me the treatment that I needed as well as how the medication never really helped to begin with. It became clear to me that going to an ivy league school doesn't really matter. She gave...more
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