Dr. Jim Kim, MD

Dr. Jim Kim, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Jim Kim, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Malaise and Fatigue
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Malaise and Fatigue more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

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
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
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
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Loma Linda University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1997
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

3.2

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
44.11764705882353%
(15)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
3 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(4)
2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
1 Star
35.294117647058826%
(12)

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DO NOT GO HERE so many issues with this place. They told me that my ENTIRE payment was covered by my insurance. That didn’t sounded correct & I asked them constantly. Finally, a few months of appointments, they told me I owed over $300 in copayments. Reluctantly I paid. I seen the dr over a year &...Read More
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He is the best..I have been seeing him for about 2 years now. Dr. Kim is informative, and thorough, and does not hesitate to refer you for more test about your medical concerns. Explains the results, and what the medical language means. Very friendly, always greets you with a smile. Patient and...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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