Dr. Min Kim, MD

Dr. Min Kim, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Min Kim, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

6550 Fannin St Ste 1601

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-5177

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 6 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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

Treatment Frequency
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Trauma
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest Wall Tumor
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diagnostic Lung Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer Resection
Esophageal Dilatation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heller Myotomy
Hemothorax
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Jejunostomy Tube Placement
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess Surgery
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Cancer
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Mesothelioma
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Paralyzed Diaphragm
Pectus Excavatum
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
Pleural Evacuation
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Secondary Hypertension
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Strictures
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheal Tumors
Tracheostomy
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As thoracic surgeon, I provide the best thoracic surgical treatment for thoracic disease using minimally invasive techniques.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2010
    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2004
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    2003
  • 1998
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School
    1998

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Kim's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Min Kim is highly skilled in the latest technology providing the least invasive surgery options. After having little options with local doctors intimidated to provide care for my large complex type 4 hiatal hernia, he was able to perform Robotic/Laparoscopic surgery without any complications. ...Read More
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I am 2 months post op from a Heller Myotomy for achalasia. Dr. Kim was incredibly professional and prior to the procedure and even recommended I meet with another surgeon in Houston to discuss a less invasive procedure. Ultimately I went when Dr Kim and the surgery was a home run.
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Wait was almost 2 hours which I feel totally unacceptable. Surgery plan was unacceptable as much too aggressive. There were other possibilities for surgery and he took the most aggressive way which would have ended up with patient in more breathing troubles than am experiencing now. Going to...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Community Health Choice
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
National Care Network
PHCS
RockPort Health Care
Three Rivers Provider Network
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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