Dr. Jim Kim, MD

Dr. Jim Kim, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jim Kim, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Bakersfield, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

2203 17th St

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Malaise and Fatigue
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Jim C. Kim has been practicing in Bakersfield since 2002. As a board certified Rheumatologist and Internal Medicine physician he takes pride in diagnosing and developing a successful treatment plan for patients with autoimmune disorders and Arthritis. "
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
3.2
based on 31 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kim's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Bakersfield, CA |
It has been a few weeks since my last appointment with Dr. Kim. I wanted to take my time to think about what I wanted to say instead of writing a rash review. I think Dr. Kim is a very intelligent man. My issue is that in talking with Dr. Kim, it is as if he has forgotten that he is dealing with a...more
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in Onyx, CA |
I am very happy with the care I receive from Dr Kim. I feel he is very proactive in the care of my RA.
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Dr. Kim accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kim has admitting privileges

Adventist Health Bakersfield
2615 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Kern Medical Center
1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93306
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