Dr. Thomas Kim, MD

Dr. Thomas Kim, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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51 y/o
(65)

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Dr. Thomas Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center

7455 W Washington Ave Ste 160

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Humana
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% 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 "When it comes to providing quality comprehensive orthopedic care, our Board Certified and Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeons are setting the standards in Southern Nevada. We are committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Whether it is the treatment of immediate, chronic, pediatric, or work-related injuries, we strive to provide optimal health care until our patients complete their journeys back to good health."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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32  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kim's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
65 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (49)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Ego problem, doesn't listen and ignores my comments and requests Lies and does not disclose the full truth when discussing issues His practice is to leave you on your own to deal with pain issues Prescribes no more that a 5 mg pain relief medicine for major surgery Writes incorrect prescription...more
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While Dr. Kim is about the friendliest doctor I've ever dealt with, he definitely missed a problem when he operated on me. Dr. Kim performed an anterior labrum repair surgery on my left shoulder that I never recovered from. So, after 8-months on excruciating and completely unsuccessful physical...more
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Dr. Kim did surgery on my fractured shoulder/arm in October 2015. I believe he did an exceptional job and current x-rays shows the fractures have healed. I am totally pleased and grateful for Dr. Kim and his expertise.
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