Dr. Steven Kim, MD

Dr. Steven Kim, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Kim, MD is a general surgery specialist in Littleton, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery, trauma medicine, and more.Read his story

Premier Surgery

7780 S Broadway Ste 250

Littleton, CO 80122
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 5% 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.

Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "Dr. Steven Y. Kim is a board-certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. After completing his training in general surgery in 2001, Dr. Kim served four years of active duty in the United States Air Force as a general surgeon. He spent one year at Osan Air Force Base, Korea and the remaining three years at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Dr. Kim has been in private practice since July 2005 and has been the Director of Trauma Services at Littleton Adventist Hospital since January 2006. He was accepted as a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery in 2003 and was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2004. He has a broad range of surgical interests and expertise including trauma and critical care to minimally invasive, laparoscopic procedures. "


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4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated


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47  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Cornell
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Sky Ridge Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kim is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
30 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

After I was admitted to the ED at Littleton Adventist, Dr. Kim performed laparoscopic surgery to repair a twisted small bowel and adhesions from surgery 5 months ago. His knowledge, calm demeanor, and approach to finding a minimally invasive solution to my issue were just what was needed during...more
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Dr. Kim is one of a kind as a surgeon. I am currently pregnant and had significant pain due to what I thought was pregnancy symptoms. He ended up treating me for an abscess. It was a terribly scary experience for me being pregnant and never experiencing anything like this before. Dr. Kim was...more
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Dr Steven Kim is a top notch surgeon, He his extremely knowledgeable and his compassion for his patients is some of the highest I've experienced from a physician. Do yourself a favor if you need surgery make sure to call Dr Steven Kim first, you wont be disappointed. Thank you Dr Kim.
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I was given a proper/accurate physical examination by Dr. Kim for my two hernias yesterday. I was lucky enough to get a slot earlier today to go into the procedure and repair those hernias. I am forever grateful of Dr. Kim’s dedication to find not only an answer, but also a solution to an...more
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Dr, Kim was open and honest with me about my up-coming procedure, as related to CT scan findings. His communication was excellent with me and with my husband pre and post op. Dr. Kim is warm and caring and has a true professional demeanor.
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