Dr. Lance Kim, DO

Dr. Lance Kim, DO

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Dr. Lance Kim, DO is a neurology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Nova University in 1993 and specializes in neurology, pain medicine, and more.

2237 SW 19th Avenue Rd Ste 101

Ocala, FL 34471

Contact Information

(352) 867-9877

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ataxia
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 "Florida Neurological Center is committed to delivering high quality, personalized care to people of all ages and in every stage of life. We will continually evaluating the needs of the communities and patients we serve and adding new services and technologies to meet those needs. We treat all those we serve with kindness and compassion. We embrace the whole person, responding to emotional and spiritual concerns as well as physical needs. We are sensitive and caring to those around us. We take personal responsibility for the services we provide and for the perceptions and experiences of the patients and community."

9  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Headache Management
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Vascular Neurology

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

111  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Nova University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Other Education | 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

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
119 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (119)

  • 5
    (66)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (41)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Kim Says:
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Dr. Kim responding to the review left on 6/3/2016

Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy that I was able to help you before your condition worsened. I appreciate the vote of confidence, and you taking the time to write a review

Dr. Kim responding to the 04/09/16 review 

Thank you so much for your kind words. Central pain syndrome presents with myriad of symptoms often

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Patient Comments (38)

I have been suffering very severe headache for my whole life. I have seen numerous doctors and tried just about every drugs under the sun. But nothing really worked for me and pretty much gave up hope. Then my new neighbor recommended me to see Headache Specialist, Dr. Lance Kim. Dr. Kim was very...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Kim for the last 8 years for trigeminal neuralgia. My very first visit I realized that Dr Kim was my (Obi Wan Kenobi)! He is always researching for me and offering the newest practices to help me with my pain. I would highly recommend him, as he is one of the best...more
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Dr. Kim is an amazing Neurologist. His staff works so well together. He has been there every step of the way.
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I moved from Maryland was looking for a neurologist to continue treatment for my MS. I was very disappointed with couple of Neurologists in Ocala - they seemed to be so out of of touch with the latest advances. Then I found Dr. Lance Kim throug MS society. Dr. Kim was very knowledgeable about the...more
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Incredible! When I first visited Dr. Kim, I'd already visited two other neurologists (continuously) and had been in their care for several years. I'd also been confined to a wheelchair. Needless to say, I was a complicated case. Nonetheless, Dr. Kim immediately began to see what others had missed...more
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Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with Dr. Kim. Dr. Kim, has a steadfast dedication to his patients and truly is one of the best at what he does. When we hear these type of results, it makes our hard work worthwhile and we are very appreciative. Thank you for your sharing your thoughts with others.

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