Dr. Sung Kim, MD

Dr. Sung Kim, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Sung Kim, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Havre de Grace, MD and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in bariatric surgery and bariatric medicine.

2027 Pulaski Hwy Ste 205

Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Contact Information

(443) 843-6363

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
high
more than 87% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 83% of peers
Stomach Surgery
high
more than 81% 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 "Dr. Sung (Sonny) Kim joined the Upper Chesapeake Surgical Associates practice based in Havre de Grace, Maryland in 2007. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Irvine and his medical degree at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Board certified in general surgery, he served as chief resident at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sung Kim completed a two-year fellowship in advanced minimally invasive surgery. He has proctored other surgeons on cutting edge, laparoscopic techniques. Most recently, Dr. Kim completed a proctorship in bariatric surgery with Dr. Terrence M. Fullum, the Medical Director of the Upper Chesapeake Bariatric Surgery program. Dr. Sung Kim will be performing laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic gastric banding procedures in addition to his other areas of expertise including hernia, bowel, gallbladder and appendix. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons."

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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kim does not have any board certifications listed.

1  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • howard university hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

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
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Went in for surgery with Dr.Kim and he refused my surgery because he said I was “too anxious” and cancelled my surgery. I talked to over four surgeons and trusted his opinion over anyone else. I fully regret that decision and would not recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Kim is not only a highly qualified excellent surgeon but one of the nicest people you will ever meet. His bedside manners and attention to detail exceed your expectations. He is trustworthy, honest and shows the highest integrity. He has served our family in several operative situations and...more
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Dr. Kim listens and addresses your concerns and Medical issues without rushing you out the door. I have never trusted a doctor or surgeon as much as I trust him. The staff is caring and attentive to your needs. Lots of knowledge at this practice.
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Listens and addresses my concerns with respect and care. The staff is very caring and will do whatever they can to help you. Best practice in Harford County!
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Did not listen to concerns. Misdiagnosed the problem and resulted in excruciating pain and an ER visit for correct diagnosis. Office staff was rude and dismissive.
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