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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
21 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (35)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kim is Good. Dr. Kim has been reviewed by 97 patients who have provided 35 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Kim, MD, MS is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence

Education & Awards

Dr. Kim graduated from Saint Louis University. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)


Dr. Kim has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard B Kim MD and MS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard B. Kim practice?
Dr. Richard Kim has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Kim practices Neurological Surgery near Newport Beach, CA.
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