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Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Neurosurgery*
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Map Pin Small Corvallis, OR
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15 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Esther Kim, MD

Dr. Esther Kim, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Corvallis, OR. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine and is affiliated with Samaritan Albany General Hospital, Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kim an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Kim works at Practice in Corvallis, OR. They frequently treat conditions like Myelopathy, Thoracic Spine Fracture and Broken Neck along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kim's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Samaritan Neurosurgery
    3615 NW Samaritan Dr Ste 210, Corvallis, OR 97330 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (541) 768-4501
  2. 2
    Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    3600 NW Samaritan Dr, Corvallis, OR 97330 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (541) 768-1261

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Myelopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Broken Neck
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Stenosis
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Whiplash
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Brain Tumor Biopsy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    About Dr. Esther Kim, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1891938817
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kim has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kim has seen patients for Myelopathy, Thoracic Spine Fracture and Broken Neck, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Kim. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kim.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kim, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kim appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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