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Dr. Joseph Kim, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Kim, MD

Dr. Joseph Kim, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center and University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kim an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Kim works at Practice in Lexington, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Liver Cancer and Cholangiocarcinoma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. 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
    Kentucky Children's Hospital
    800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 323-8920

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center
  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Liver Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)

Treatment frequency



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Liver Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Colorectal Cancer
Liver Biopsy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Appendectomy
Abdominal Pain
Ileus
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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Ascites
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Biliary Atresia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Colectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Port Placements or Replacements
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Illeum Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Vagotomy
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Wedge Resection Colon
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    About Dr. Joseph Kim, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Korean
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    NPI Number
    • 1295804052
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Kim, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kim is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    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 Liver Cancer and Cholangiocarcinoma, 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.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Kim. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kim.

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