Min Kim, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Houston Methodist Surgical Associates

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Houston Methodist Surgical Associates

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About Me

Dr. Min Kim received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. During medical school, he received the prestigious Howard Hughes Fellowship to perform research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
After completing medical school, Dr. Kim attended Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where he completed his general surgery residency. After his general surgery training, he received a thoracic surgery fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where he completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr. Kim is currently a surgeon at Houston Methodist Hospital, which he joined to bring his expertise in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and thoracic surgical oncology. In addition, he has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, Assistant Member of the Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute and Adjunct Faculty of Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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Clinical Interests

Da Vinci Esophagectomy
Da Vinci hiatal Hernia repair
Linx
Lung Cancer
Lung Resection
Malignant Neoplasm of Esophagus
Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
Minimally Invasive Pulmonary
Thymoma
Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE : COVENTRY/FIRST HEALTH ADVANTRA
Medicare
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
MEDICAL SCHOOL
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. | 2003
INTERNSHIP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | 2004
RESIDENCY
General Surgery | Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass. | 2008
FELLOWSHIP
Thoracic surgery | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Lynda K. & David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
  • Houston Methodist Cancer Center

Languages

  • Korean
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
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