Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD

Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD is a pain medicine specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from New York Med Coll in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine.

1199 Pleasant Valley Way Fl 1

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ataxia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Kong'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

  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kong's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kong to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Kong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

shes one of the most compassionate vibrant doctor i've encountered. she genuinely cares about her patients and is an expert in the field. i would definitely recommend her.
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Very efficient, makes the process very easy. She is also very funny and very good at what she does.
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She is rude, abrupt, condescending and appeared disinterested. Too lazy to make a phone call when computers are down and lab results are needed.
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