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Heakyung Kim, MD

Board Certifications: 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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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

Languages

  • Korean

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

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

Research

Grants

ARANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF TEV-50717 (DEUTETRABENAZINE) FOR THE TREATMENT OF DYSKINESIA IN CEREBRAL PALSY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Oct 22 2019 - Oct 22 2024

EFFECT OF SINGLE EVENT MULTI LEVEL CHEMONEUROLYSIS WITH ABOBOTULINUMTOXINA ON ENERGY EXPENDITURE AND WALKING EFFICIENCY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Feb 11 2018 - Feb 11 2023

BOTOX TREATMENT IN PEDIATRIC UPPER LIMB SPASTICITY: OPEN-LABEL STUDY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 15 2013 - Jan 15 2018