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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (23)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Esther Kim, Plastic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Kim has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 23 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Esther Kim, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Facelift (Rhytidoplasty)
  • Liposuction (Lipectomy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kim graduated from Stony Brook University. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Inland Empire
Plastic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kim has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Redlands Community Hospital 
  • Riverside Community Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Esther Yoonah Kim MD is a female Plastic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Esther Y. Kim practice?
Dr. Esther Kim has 6 office locations.
Dr. Esther Kim practices Plastic Surgery near Hemet, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Temecula, CA and Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
See Hemet Plastic Surgeons.