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Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 48


Dr. Samuel Kim, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Kim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
POMCO Group
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim performs Neuroplasty more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kim performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Spinal Stenosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kim treats Spine Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kim treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kim's conditions and procedures:

  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Traumatic Spine Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
New England Medical Center-Tufts
Residency Hospital
1998
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
2009
1998
1997

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.5

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(21)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
1 Star
7.407407407407407%
(2)

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Came to Dr Kim for a second opinion of a surgery on my lower back L4L5 and he did additional testing and after that he explained in detail the different kind of surgery I could have and the risks associated with each of them. This was my third appointment and I have had time to think about if and...Read More
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You can just tell he is a highly regarded doctor in his field..
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I have seen Dr.Kim for 3 years now and have always valved his words there is none better. Paul
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Doctor Kim caring thoughtful respectful dr. I have Ever meet he goes the above and beyond for his patience
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Excellent!!!
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