Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD

Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in West Orange, NJ. She graduated from New York Medical College and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1199 Pleasant Valley Way Fl 1

West Orange, NJ 07052

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong treats Gait Abnormality more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Kong treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong treats Arthritis more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Kong treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Ataxia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong treats Ataxia more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Kong treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ataxia With Fasciculations
  • Ataxia With Vitamin E Deficiency
  • Ataxia, Hereditary, Autosomal Dominant
  • Ataxia, Spastic, 3, Autosomal Recessive
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Episodic Ataxia
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Gluten Ataxia
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Sensory Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy

Dr. Kong's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Acupuncture
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
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
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Morton's Neuroma
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Postherpetic Neuralgia
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
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Stress Fracture of Foot
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Yekyung Kong, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in West Orange, NJ. She graduated from New York Medical College and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

New York Medical College
Medical School

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kong

3.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO