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Dr. Richard Kim, DO

Rheumatology ·  Male

Dr. Kim

Dr. Richard Kim, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Monroeville, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Dr. Kim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

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

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Arthritis more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Kim, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Monroeville, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Lsu Health Scis Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Western Pa Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
Western Pa Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
University Health Center Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Health Center Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1988
University Health Center Pittsburgh
Internship Hospital
1987
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
2003
2003
1993
1990
1988
1987

Awards

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.1

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(10)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(2)

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Dr Kim and his entire staff are very caring and compassionate. I’m so glad I finally found a doctor that cares and wants to help me feel better. Make an appointment, you won’t regret it!!!
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Dr Kim is wonderful. He listened to me and he was very opened minded.. I explained to him the medications that I felt were very effective for me and that I didn’t want to be experimented on by trying all these newer meds. He agreed and said well if it is not broken why try to chsnge.!He eas...Read More
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i HAVE BEEN TO 3 SPECIALY ARTHRITIS DR. THAT WAS NOT SATISFLIED OR COMPLETED KNOW WHAT ALL IS WRONG WITH ME AND WHAT TO DO. DR. KIM TOOK OVER AND TOOK MANY TESTS THAT THE OTHER DRS DID NOT TAKE. HE TOOK THE TIME TO EXPLAIN TO ME AND WHAT TO DO AND TELL ME WHAT MY OPTIONS ARE. I WOULD RECOMMEND...Read More
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