Dr. Yongjung Kim, MD

Dr. Yongjung Kim, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Yongjung Kim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

ColumbiaDoctors Orthopedics

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "My specialty is treating spinal disorders in adults and children. I'm proud to have written three of the world's 100 most-cited articles on spinal deformity surgery and to have received awards from the Scoliosis Research Society and Cervical Spine Research Society. My patients' trust, however, is what I value most of all."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kim "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kim does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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42  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Steroid Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Seoul National University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Seoul National University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Asan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

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
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kim's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kim to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr youngjung kim is a worthless surgeon.He has such a bad bedside manner. I was with him approximately for 11 minutes I timed it on my phone his assistant Connie is even worse than him he sends her in after he sees u and she had one foot out the door talking as she left.I MADE A BIG BIG MISTAKE...more
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Could barely understand a word he said due to his obvious problem with English.
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