Dr. James Kim, MD

Dr. James Kim, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Kim, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Bellingham, WA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

1130 N Forest St

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

(360) 647-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Unlv
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • West La Va-Ucla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University Of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
2.4
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Kim's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Bellingham, WA |
Staff is terrific, all else it great. Dr. Kim's lack of friendliness and connection with me was concerning. I'm not sure if he is arrogant, bored of his work, didn't care for me, or what, but his affect was flat. No interaction, no explanation, just opinion (which did not coincide with my previous...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kim accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Kim has admitting privileges

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
2901 Squalicum Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225
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