Dr. James Kim, MD

Dr. James Kim, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. James Kim, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Medical School in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

5750 Downey Ave Ste 306

Lakewood, CA 90712

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Chronic Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 72% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

35  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

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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

  • State University Of New York-Binghamton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Newark Beth Israel Mc-Umdnj
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Harvard Med Sch-Brigham & Women's Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

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 (2)

Very caring and pleasant doctor. He has good hands and my injections have helped me a lot!
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Dr. Kim is a terrific doctor, professional and well rounded. He showed a genuine interest in my chief complaints and went out of his way to get my WC to approve my medications and treatments. After a few months under his care, he decreased my pain, swelling, and numbness of my hand. I am very...more
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