Dr. Sunghoon Kim MD Surgeon

Dr. Sunghoon Kim is a surgeon in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Kim accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland and one of 38 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Korean.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Other Languages Spoken

  • Korean

Education & Medical Training

University of California - Davis East Bay
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1999

Washington University
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2003–2005

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Minimizing unnecessary parenteral nutrition after appendectomy in children.
Bell, R.,Betts, J.,Idowu, O.,Su, W.,Hui, T.,Kim, S.,Newton, C.,Stehr, W.

Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary sequestration.
Gupta, S.,Kim, S.

Laparoscopically assisted repair of inguinal hernia through a micro-incision and extra-peritoneal division and ligation of the hernia sac.
Kim, S.,Hui, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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