Dr. Sam Kim, MD

Dr. Sam Kim, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Sam Kim, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fairbanks, AK and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and dermatology.

1919 Lathrop St Ste 103

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Contact Information

(907) 456-7768

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 85% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Kim is always in a hurry - never taking the time to really understand what my issues are. I am made to feel like my symptoms are make believe. My last appointment with him latest less than 5 minutes. He ran out of the room like he was on fire. Very disappointed.
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Dr Kim's knowledge saved my life - literally. He is both personable and knowledgeable. I highly recommend Dr Kim.
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I went to Dr. Kim in mid-May 2016 based on a referral to have my sinuses/septum checked for physical blockage. Dr. Kim spent no more than two minutes with me. He asked if I had a sinus headache at the time I saw him. Since I did not, he told me to come back when I had a headache. For me, that means...more
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