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Dr. Lauren Kim, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 51

Dr. Kim

Dr. Lauren Kim, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 1996 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(503) 297-3384

Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Health Plan of Oregon PPO
HealthNet
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
MedHealthInsurance
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medico
Meritain Health
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
ODS Health Plan
PacificSource
Preferred PSN
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Heritage Signature
Providence Health Plans
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Wells Fargo Insurance
WVP Health Authority
Marion Polk Community Health Plan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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

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Systemic Sclerosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Systemic Sclerosis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Raynaud's Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Raynaud's Disease more than 97% of her peers

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

Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe a relationship between a patient and his/her physician is that of a partnership.  I give the patients the information they need so they can make the best informed decision possible.  One of the reasons I went into rheumatology is ...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1996
Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
Medical School
1996

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Kim is so helpful. She takes the time to explain the different problems I am having. She gives me solutions and information to read to make better decisions about my health. I trust her and have confidence in her treatments. If I bring in a list of questions, she makes sure I have answers before I leave. She is never in a hurry. I feel like I am blessed to have found her.
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Dr. Kim is a compassionate and knowledgeable physician. I appreciate that she listens to a patient's concerns and provides thoughtful feedback to complicated medical issues. Her expertise and willingness to consider alternative measures helps the patient become a integral partner in decision making. In our present environment of pushing patients through in record time, I feel that she is willing to spend the time necessary to address medical decisions.
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I feel like I won the lottery when I was referred to Dr. Kim. She is kind, thorough and really listens to me to work towards my goals for managing my health.
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Locations

Northwest Rheumatology Assocs

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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