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Heakyung Kim, MD

Board Certifications: 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Abnormal Gait
  • Baclofen Pump Implantation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Foot Deformity
  • Inflammatory Muscle Disease
  • Injection, Botulinum Toxin
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease
  • Pediatric Pain Management
  • Pediatric Stroke
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Education & Training

  • Ewha Women's University College of Medicine (Republic of Korea)
  • Residency: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ
  • Fellowship: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ

Honors & Awards

New York Super Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012

New York Magazine: Top Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Top Doctors New York Metro Area: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

About Heakyung Kim

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Academic Titles

  • A. David Gurewitsch Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Vice Chair for Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dept. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
  • Fellowship Program Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University P&S/NYPH

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Languages

  • Korean

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 1-199
New York, New York 10032
Primary
2
525 East 68th Street
Baker Pavilion
New York, New York 10065