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Neurosurgery | Male

Care Philosophy

My goal is to seamlessly combine cutting edge neurosurgical technology and compassionate patient care.

Biography

Dr. Louis Kim is part of a select group of neurosurgeons across the country fellowship-trained in both open vascular/skull base microsurgery and endovascular techniques for the treatment of cerebrovascular and spinal vascular diseases.

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based on 12 total surveys (1 with a review)
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Dr. Kim's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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I cannot speak highly enough regarding Dr Kim. Outstanding expertise, compassionate care, superlative skills and knowledge. He took on my son's case when no-one else within 200 miles would touch it. I believe my child continues to walk on this planet due to this man's care. In addition, his team and the staff at Harborview Medical Center were all wonderful. From the staff that checked him in on many occasions to the radiology staff to nurses in outpatient to ICU. I do not have sufficient words.
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Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Louis Kim is part of a select group of neurosurgeons across the country fellowship-trained in both open vascular/skull base microsurgery and endovascular techniques for the treatment of cerebrovascular and spinal vascular diseases.

Dr. Kim's Care Philosophy

My goal is to seamlessly combine cutting edge neurosurgical technology and compassionate patient care.

Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Kim specializes exclusively in the treatment of cerebrovascular and spinal vascular lesions, including cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), cavernous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVFs), intracranial stenosis, carotid artery stenosis, spinal AVMs, and brain and spine tumor embolizations.  Because of his dedicated subspecialization in vascular neurosurgery, he is able to tackle all cerebrovascular cases, from the routine to the extremely complex.  

Dr. Kim says...

Dr. Kim is one of the most experienced and capable vascular neurosurgeons in the nation.  He has treated over 1000 brain aneurysms and hundreds of AVMs.  Patients with cerebrovascular disease looking for an unbiased, expert opinion on the appropriate microsurgical or endovascular management should seek out an appointment in his clinic.

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Thank you for taking the time to submit a survey response.  If you had a positive experience, please tell a friend.  If you did not, please let me or my staff know. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care.

Dr. Kim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Barrow Neur Inst

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Barrow Neur Inst

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Barrow Neur Inst

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arteriogram
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Embolization
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization