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Dr. Esther Y Kim has the following 1 specialty
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Dr. Esther Y Kim has the following 3 expertise
- Facelift (Rhytidoplasty)
- Liposuction (Lipectomy)
- Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
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Wow. If more people like Dr.Kim favored engineering we all would have flying cars by now. Absolutely mind blowing. For the first time in years I can wear shorts and go swimming. What I was told would rforever emain a disfiguring dent in my upper leg now looks like a faint surgical scar. Plus no more pain and significantly increased range of motion. The surgery was far from routine, took 8+ hours and produced no complications. The Dr. is very approachable, she doesn't waste time nor words and has a rare talent to be present at several places at once. I've met a lot of highly competent, great doctors, but that experience was from some other dimension. Wow.
I had Dr. Kim do my surgery and I could not be more happy with her, her staff, or my results! I was knowledgeable and well informed every step of the way. Dr. Kim spend hours going over any of my questions and its such a relief to be understood and listened to instead of doctors playing nice in order to reach into my wallet. I had been on 2 prior consults and Dr. Kim was the one for me! I am VERY confident in every choice that we made together. Her staff is SO friendly, I have a blast every time I go in. Thanks a thousand times over Dr. Kim!!!
Dr. Kim did my breast augmentation last December. She was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and accommodating. She answered all of my questions and concerns. She is a perfectionist, which makes her an excellent surgeon! At 35 I had wanted the procedure done for years. After a disappointing consult with a plastic surgeon I was referred to her by a friend. From my first consult I knew she was the doctor for me. Without hesitation I flew out from New York to have the procedure done. Nearly a year later I couldn't be happier with my new boobs (they are the perfect size and the scarring is barely noticeable), and she continues to be a very caring doctor. I highly recommend her to friends and will definitely go back to her for future procedures. In addition her office staff, especially Lisa, is always on hand to help, and answer questions.
I had a tummy tuck done by Dr. Kim and must say that both her and her work are amazing! She is honest and extremely knowledgeable. She's very down to earth and does at great job at setting the right expectations. After the surgery, she called every day for about a week to check on me. I initially came to her with a list of procedures I had been told I needed at other consultations and after the exam she explained to me which procedures I didnt need and why, again in my best interest. The results of my surgery were amazing, totally worth it, I am so happy every time I look in the mirror. Dr. Kim made every step of the way easier and answered every one of my many questions. Thanks to her instructions and advice my scar is completely flat with no texture at all even though I have dark complexion (type 5). It has been 8 months and the scar looks great. I would never choose another Plastic Surgeon for future procedures.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
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Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
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Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
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20 Years Experience
Stony Brook University
Graduated in 1998
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