Dr. Kitae Kim, MD

Dr. Kitae Kim, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kitae Kim, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in general surgery, critical care medicine, and more.

Desert Surgical Associates

3196 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 101A

Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

Learn about Dr. Kim

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% 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.

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

11  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/8/2013
    Amount or Range: $175,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Patient underwent gallbladder removal in which the bile duct was nicked. Patient died three months later
    State: Nevada
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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • State University Of New York At Brooklyn College
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Catholic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ny Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New York Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • St Vincent's Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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MountainView Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Kim & I spoke on the phone with my husband in his hospital room. I'm also recuperating from the accident & unable to be with my husband as I am in another state. His condescending attitude was unbelievable. He said he didn't even have to discuss this with me. Such disrespect from a...more
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Excellent surgeon, great bedside manner, superb all the way around.
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