Dr. Ki Wan Kim, MD

Dr. Ki Wan Kim, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Ki Wan Kim, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine, University Of California in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology.

2650 Ridge Ave

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

(847) 570-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 91% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Thymomas
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Keck School Of Medicine, University Of California
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Southern California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Kim is such a wonderful doctor! He is responsive, and understanding, and clear in his approach and answers. He has helped make this difficult road to recovery so much better. He has been so kind and caring. We are very lucky to have him. He didnt at anytime make us feel bad for getting a...more
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Had consultation today. Appointment started on time. It was easy to schedule. Doctor was very courtesy and listened to me, answered all my questions. Seems like very knowledgeable doctor.
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