Keith Kim

Keith Kim, MD

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Accepting new patients

Reason for Visit
Feb 20 - May 20
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Locations

400 Celebration Place

Kissimmee

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407-764-4000

410 Celebration Pl

Suite 401

Kissimmee

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407-303-3820

Expertise

Biography

Keith C. Kim, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is board certified in general surgery with advanced training in bariatric surgery. As the Medical Director of AdventHealth Medical Group’s elite metabolic and bariatric surgery team in Celebration, he leads a group that is internationally recognized for its dedication to comprehensive care and state-of-the-art treatments. Dr. Kim received his medical degree with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. He edited one of the first comprehensive textbooks on robotics and general surgery, and he is the current President of the Society of Robotic Surgery. Dr. Kim is known throughout the robotic field for developing a robotic surgical technique for gastric bypass surgery that is used worldwide.



Awards & Recognition

Dr. Kim earned the John Motley Morehead Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina, where he graduated with distinction, and the Alumni Loyalty Merit Scholarship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, where he received his MD with honors. He has been recognized by his peers for his leadership and has served as president of the Society of Robotic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation Board.



Differentiators

Dr. Kim is passionate about teaching. He published one of the first comprehensive textbooks on robotic surgery, along with over 10 book chapters and 80 published peer-reviewed articles. He has given over 100 invited national and international lectures, organized and served as course director for over 20 major meetings, taught over 20 courses in bariatric surgery, performed live surgery in seven countries, and aught and mentored hundreds of surgeons globally.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kim has dedicated his career to understanding and treating obesity and associated metabolic diseases. He understands that obesity is a multifactorial disease with a strong genetic component, and thta it takes a multidisciplinary team and lifelong support to help patients overcome this condition.

Languages Spoken

English

Korean

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Residencies

University of North Carolina Hospitals

Board Certifications

Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

Insurances

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  • AARP
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Aetna/US Healthcare HMO
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup - Americaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • BCBS-FL
  • BCBS-SC
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • Blue Cross-CA
  • Care Plus Health Plan
  • Central Florida IPA
  • Champus Tricare For Life
  • Champva
  • CHC National
  • CHC of Florida
  • Choicecare (Cinci OH)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral
  • Cigna Supplemental Insurance
  • Cigna-Healthspring
  • Coastal Healthcare Admin
  • Commercial Travelers
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Billing
  • Employee Benefit Consultants
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • FamilyCare Health Plans
  • First Health Network
  • Florida Hospital HC Systems
  • Freedom Health
  • Gilsbar
  • Global Care
  • Group & Pension Administrators
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Healthease of FL
  • HealthPartners
  • Healthscope Benefits Inc
  • Humana
  • HVHS
  • Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA
  • Kelsey Seybold
  • Key Benefit Administrators
  • Magellan Behavioral
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid-FL
  • Medicaid-Virgin Islands
  • Medicare PIN
  • Memorial Integrated Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare of FL
  • Multiplan
  • Neighborhood Health Ptnr
  • NGS Coresource
  • OneNet PPO
  • Optum Health
  • Other Commercial (MedLic#)
  • PaySpan
  • PHCS
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine State Health Plan
  • The Health Plan
  • Total Claims Administration Inc
  • Tricare East
  • United American Ins
  • United Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Medical Resources
  • US Dept of Labor-Workers Comp
  • Veterans Affairs - HealthNet
  • Wellcare
  • Wellspan Health
  • Work Comp