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 21 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

2203 17th St

Bakersfield, CA 93301

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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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Top Care Areas

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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

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.

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. "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

60  Conditions Treated

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2  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

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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What People Say About Dr. Jim Kim, MD
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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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