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Dr. Richard Wonmo Kim MD and MS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery, Surgery, Radiology, and Urology.
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Dr. Richard Kim has 4 office locations.
Brain & Spine Surgeons of Orange County
3900 W Coast Hwy Ste 300
Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kim is Good. Dr. Kim has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
  • Currently 2.7727272727273 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.8
  • Currently 2.8181818181818 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.5909090909091 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.5
  • Currently 2.5454545454545 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • 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™ (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)


Dr. Kim has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center 
  • CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kim accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • CaIOPTIMA - 5 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard W. Kim practice?
Dr. Richard Kim practices Neurological Surgery, Surgery, Radiology, and Urology near Newport Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Houston, TX.
See Newport Beach Surgeons, Newport Beach Radiologists, and Newport Beach Urologists.