Dr. James Kim, MD

Dr. James Kim, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. James Kim, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1130 N Forest St

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

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

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

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

Dr. Kim'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  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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3  Procedures

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

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

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 (2)

I would not recommend Dr. Kim. I have found my Dad a new doctor after Dr. Kim canceled his cataract surgery the day of the surgery and didn't notify us at all. He canceled the surgery due to his office making a scheduling error and was very unapologetic.
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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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