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Dr. Kitae Kim, MD

General Surgery
1.8 (5)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview

Dr. Kitae Kim, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Las Vegas, NV. They specialize in General Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from State University Of New York|State University Of New York At Brooklyn College and is affiliated with MountainView Hospital and Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center.

Dr. Kim works at Desert Surgical Associates in Las Vegas, NV. They frequently treat conditions like Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, Appendicitis and Wound Repair along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross 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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Locations

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    Desert Surgical Associates
    3131 La Canada St Ste 217, Las Vegas, NV 89169 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (702) 970-6609

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • MountainView Hospital
  • Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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Cholecystitis and Gallstones Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
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Laparotomy Chevron Icon
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
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Anal and Rectal Cancer Chevron Icon
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Appendectomy, Open Chevron Icon
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair Chevron Icon
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System Chevron Icon
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Biliary Atresia Chevron Icon
Bladder Surgery Chevron Icon
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Crohn's Disease Chevron Icon
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia Chevron Icon
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) Chevron Icon
Excision of Stomach Tumor Chevron Icon
Fecal Impaction Removal Chevron Icon
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open Chevron Icon
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open Chevron Icon
Gastrectomy Chevron Icon
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open Chevron Icon
Gastric Ulcer Chevron Icon
Hemorrhoids Chevron Icon
Hiatal Hernia Chevron Icon
Hidradenitis Chevron Icon
Ileus Chevron Icon
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Incision and Removal of Foreign Object Chevron Icon
Incisional Hernia Chevron Icon
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Intestinal Abscess Chevron Icon
Ischemic Colitis Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Lipomas Chevron Icon
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Liver Cancer Chevron Icon
Meniscus Surgery Chevron Icon
Osteosarcoma Chevron Icon
Pancreatic Cancer Chevron Icon
Partial Lung Collapse Chevron Icon
Peptic Ulcer Chevron Icon
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection Chevron Icon
Peripheral Artery Catheterization Chevron Icon
Pleural Effusion Chevron Icon
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Skin Grafts Chevron Icon
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal Chevron Icon
Splenectomy Chevron Icon
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy Chevron Icon
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer Chevron Icon
Stomach Cancer Chevron Icon
Ulcerative Colitis Chevron Icon
Umbilical Hernia Chevron Icon
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Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines Chevron Icon
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Caremore Medical Group
    • ChoiceCare Network
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Culinary Health Fund
    • EmblemHealth
    • First Health
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicaid of California
    • Medicare
    • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    How was your appointment with Dr. Kim?

    Jun 02, 2016
    Excellent surgeon, great bedside manner, superb all the way around.
    William Anderson in Las Vdgas, NV — Jun 02, 2016
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    About Dr. Kitae Kim, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French, Korean and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1033188289
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York Medical College|St Vincent's Catholic Medical Center Of Brooklyn and Queens.|Westchester County Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • CATHOLIC MEDICAL CENTER
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University Of New York|State University Of New York At Brooklyn College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kitae 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 an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Kim has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kim works at Desert Surgical Associates in Las Vegas, NV. View the full address on Dr. Kim’s profile.

    Dr. Kim has seen patients for Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, Appendicitis and Wound Repair, 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.

    Dr. Kim speaks French, Korean and Spanish.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Kim. The overall rating for this provider is 1.8. 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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