Dr. Steve Kim, MD

Dr. Steve Kim, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Steve Kim, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1987 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.

4100 John R St

Detroit, MI 48201

Contact Information

(313) 576-8490

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Melanoma
very high
more than 92% 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 "I am a surgical oncologist, which is to say that I am a physician who treats cancer with surgery. I have done two years of additional specialty training solely in cancer surgery. I work at Karmanos Cancer Center, one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. I am part of a team of cancer specialists whose goal is to make sure patients get the most compassionate and cutting edge care possible."

4  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

75  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Barnes Hospital/Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Hospital/Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society, 1994
  • Faculty Award for Resident Teaching, UMDNJ, 2002
  • Faculty Award for Resident Teaching, UMDNJ, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This man called me personally, for a yearly follow up, to reschedule his appointment two hours later! He didn't want me to wait two extra hours in his waiting room! Unheard of!
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