Dr. Richard Kim, MD

Dr. Richard Kim, MD

Urology | Male | 44 years old

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Dr. Kim specializes in Urology and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Ahoskie, NC |
My father is a patient of Dr. Kim. After an unfavorable incident on last week, we were contacted immediately and the situation was apologized for and rectified. Mistakes can happen. We are grateful for the immediate response and correction.
in Houston, TX |
Words cannot express how grateful my family and I are to Dr. Kim!!! Dr. Kim provided excellent care to me after I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He performed the Prostatectomy. I am now Cancer free. Dr. Kim visited me regularly during my hospital stay and explained everything concerning my condition in layman terms. Dr. Kim is a Phenomenal surgeon, whom I would recommend to anyone!!!! Thank you Dr. Kim!!!!! You saved my life!!!!! Johnnie Whaley
Houston, TX |
Doctor Kim is incredibly rude. He doesn't have time to spend a few minutes with his patients. Also seemed very uninformed after consulting with another urologist.
I am unsure of who this "patient" is, but any of my real patients or referring physicians can tell you that over the past 13 plus years, I have provided excellent care - giving every one of my patients the time and explanations needed to make sure they are well informed about their condition as well as their options going forward in a compassionate manner.
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  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)

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