Dr. Michael Kim, MD

Dr. Michael Kim, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Michael Kim, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Los Alamitos, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

3801 Katella Ave Ste 414

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Kim is a board certified Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon, practicing in Los Alamitos, California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member of the American Rhinologic Society, and an Associate of American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy. Dr. Kim has published a book chapter and several articles in peer reviewed medical journals and textbooks, and presented innovative research topics at national scientific surgical meetings. Dr. Kim is well regarded in the field of Minimally Invasive Balloon Sinuplasty, Image Guided Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and other aspects of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Kim treats adult and pediatric ear, nose, and throat, conditions such as Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Obstruction, Nasal Allergies, Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Voice disorders, Swallowing disorders, Hearing Loss, and Vertigo. Dr. Kim is well versed in performing surgeries such as, Balloon Sinuplasty, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Nasal Rhinoplasty, Nasal Septoplasty, Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Surgery for Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Skin Cancer Surgery of the Face, Laryngeal Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, and Parathyroid Surgery. Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in Biology and Economics. He completed his medical school and Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgical Residency at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kim developed further expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, by completing an advanced Surgical Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kim is currently in private practice and strives to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and state - of - the - art surgical techniques for his Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Cosmetic surgery patients."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Michael Kim has goals to provide Comprehensive, Compassionate, and State of the Art, Otolaryngology care for his patients. Dr. Michael Kim treats patients with Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Sinus Allergies, and other nasal sinus disorders. Dr. Michael Kim has vast experience in the "New", Balloon Sinus Dilatation procedure."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

55  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Temple Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Pa Health Sys
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

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Dr. Kim's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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