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John Y.S. Kim, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Plastic Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


John Y. Kim, MD is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and a faculty member at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Attending Surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, and received his Doctor of Medicine and Master of Arts in English degrees from Stanford University.

Dr. Kim completed an integrated Plastic Surgery residency in the Michael E. Debakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to do advanced fellowship training at the University of California Los Angeles and has taken advanced Master's Level courses in bariatric plastic surgery

Dr. Kim performs the full spectrum of bariatric plastic surgery including abdominoplasty, brachioplasty, breast lifts, thigh lifts, lipoplasty body and face contouring.

His practice philosophy is to ensure the highest possible care for his bariatric plastic surgery patients by matching technical precision with a keen artistic vision. Every patient is carefully evaluated and treated with an individualized plan that encompasses both the non-surgical and surgical aspects of care. He works closely with other physicians and surgeons to give a holistic approach to bariatric plastic surgery.

Dr. Kim has published widely about novel techniques in reconstructive surgery and has 13 articles published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He sits on ASPS committees for emerging trends and new technologies. He holds several domestic and international patents on a unique class of medical devices recently approved by the FDA.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Stanford University School of Medicine - 1997
  • Residency
    Baylor Affiliated Hospitals - 2003
  • Fellowship
    Univ. of California-Los Angeles Medical Center - 2004

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Plastic Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-250

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-6022
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery/Cancer

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation