Dr. Richard Kim, MD

Dr. Richard Kim, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Richard Kim, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Maywood, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

113 W Essex St

Maywood, NJ 07607

Contact Information

(201) 880-7766

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 87% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Kim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Brown University The Warren Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • New Jersey Medical School Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2011
  • Columbia Univ. / Cornell Univ. Plastic Surgery Teacher of the Year, 2008
  • Brown University Medical School Resident Teaching Award, 2003
  • Brown University Medical School Resident Teaching Award, 2002
Media & Publications
  • Arthroscopic TFCC Debridement, 2007
  • Internal Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures, 2007
  • Scapholunate Instability, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
66 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

I recently had carpal tunnel surgery on both hands, one in December, the other just completed in early February. Dr. Kim performed both procedures, and I'm feeling so much better already. I've been under his care for about a year now and his knowledge, expertise and bedside manner are nothing...more
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A colleague of mine had recommended that I see Dr. Kim for a condition I've been suffering with for a while. I had already seen several physicians who I felt weren't providing me with the best care. After just 1-visit with Dr. Kim I knew I would be in good hands-no pun intended. He is thoughtful...more
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GREAT DOCTOR TAKES HIS TIME EXPLAINS EVERYTHING TO YOU. I HAD HAND SURGERY AND ALL WAS PERFECT. I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE WHO HAS A HAND OR WRIST ISSUE.
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Dr. Kim is wonderful, very kind and patient. The office is clean and beautiful, the staff very friendly and helpful.
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Had the pleasure and privilege of working with Dr. Kim in the past, and experienced his professionalism and technical skills as a patient recently.
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