Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

Dr. Samuel Kim, MD

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Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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48 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Samuel Kim, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

156 William St Fl 11

New York, NY 10038
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectCare

Background Check

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
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

Care Philosophy

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
    2009
  • 1998
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    1997

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kim

4.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
68.42105263157895%
(13)
4 Stars
15.789473684210526%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
10.526315789473685%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Kim's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Simply I feel confident that Dr Kim is the best in NY.
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Dr Kim is an excellent provider who is greatly knowledgeable and highly experienced in his field of practice. After reviewing my case and listening to my concerns, explains to me in details my options of treatment for my neck and back pain. I strongly recommend Dr. Kim to my family and friends for...Read More
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Dr Kim is one of the best surgeons I have ever met. He is informative as well as caring. Whilst other doctors might be good at their chosen profession, Dr Kim adds bedside manner to his encounters. No question is unnecessary. He cares about his patients. If only more doctors adapted the same...Read More
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My Mother use to say "God made man great" God gifted some of His creations with His gifts. Dr Kim has been gifted. He also has chosen a staff with their gifts. I was so well taken care from beginning to the end. Thanks to this Great Team. Marsha Richberg..
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I had a very good experience, He was clear and to the point regarding my condition. Felt comfortable and appreciated his honesty. I will defenetly will continue to visit him.
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Insurance accepted

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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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