Dr. H. Jeffrey Kim, MD

Dr. H. Jeffrey Kim, MD

Languages: English, Korean
Phone: 202-444-8186
Fax: 877-826-5501

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Specialties
  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic nerve injury
  • acoustic neurofibromatosis
  • acoustic neuroma
  • asymmetrical hearing loss
  • auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder
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Procedures I Perform
  • acoustic neuroma removal
  • baha implant
  • balloon eustachian tuboplasty
  • cerumen removal
  • cochlear implants
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About the Provider

H. Jeffrey Kim, MD, is board-certified in neurotology and otolarynogolgy-head and neck surgery. Dr. Kim is the co-director of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Tumor Center. He and a multidisciplinary team provide specialized treatment for acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwanoma) and skull base tumors, such as glomus tumors.

As an ear specialist (otologist/neurolotologist), Dr. Kim also diagnoses and cares for patients of all ages with ear, hearing and balance disorders. He addresses genetic hearing loss, otosclerosis, cochlear implants, chronic ear infections, cholestatoma, Meniere's disease, facial nerve disorder, skull base tumors and congenital ear malformations.

Dr. Kim focuses on MedStar Georgetown's philosophy of caring for the whole person, always considering his patient's medical condition and personal needs. He provides patients all the information and treatment options available to help them make a decision they're happy with.

Dr. Kim also participates in clinical research at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders through the National Institutes of Health. His areas of research include rare tumors and genetic disorders related to hearing loss.

Dr Kim has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters and his research has been frequently presented at national and international meetings. He is a fellow of the Triological Society, American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and DC Metropolitan Otolaryngology-HNS Society. Dr. Kim has been recognized in both the "Best Doctors in America" and "Castle Connolly's Regional Top Doctors" listings over the last several years.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: National Institutes of Health/NIA (1999)
  • Fellowship Program: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1997)
  • Internship Program: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1997)
  • Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1996)
  • Internship Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1992)
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati (1990)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Building 1
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8186
    Fax: 877-826-5501

  • 6862 Elm Street
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital