Dr. Sang Kim, MD

Dr. Sang Kim, MD

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Dr. Sang Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 901

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Scoliosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 86% 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kim does not have any board certifications listed.

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture

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24  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Yale Univer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Combined Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Kim's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I've seen Dr Kim on 2 occasions and will have surgery in October. Very attentive, professional, knowledgeable. He listen to all my concerns and has answered all my questions. I've emailed him on several occasions and he's always gotten back to me. My procedure will involve going through the...more
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Wonderful experience with Dr Kim, from first visit through the triple disc fusion in my neck (C4-7). He and the staff at the Spine Center all deserve 5 stars!
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Dr. Kim has taken excellent care of me. I had a herniated L5 disc that was pinching a nerve in my leg. He gave me the options but also presented me with what he thought would ultimately happen. I chose to go with surgery instead of waiting, and it's been the best experience ever. My leg pain is...more
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