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Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD

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Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD
Yongjung (Jay) Kim, MD

Yong Jung (Jay) Kim,  MD specializes in care and treatment of spinal disorders in both adults and children including scoliosis, kyphosis, sagittal or or coronal imbalance, arthritis, trauma, tumor, instability, and degenerative conditions. Each treatment plan is based on the most accurate diagnoses and aimed at minimal surgical intervention and maximum mobility without pain.

Dr. Kim, a prolific writer and researcher, was a Research Scholar for six years at Washington University School of Medicine Spinal deformity Service from 2000-2006. He has won numerous honors and awards from the Scoliosis Research Society and Cervical Spine Research Society, has written over 60 peer-reviewed publications and co-authored thirteen book chapters. Dr. Kim has made over 170 presentations at national and international meetings since year 2000 and has been guest lecturer over 40 times in Scotland, Greece, Germany, France, Spain, United States, and Korea since year 2005.

Primary Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Seoul National University College of Medicine
MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine (Korea)
Internship: Seoul National University Hospital
Residency: Asan Medical Center, South Korea
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
Areas of Expertise
Spine Deformity
Degenerative Spine Disease
Spine Surgery
Spine Problems
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Microsurgery of the Spine
Complex Spine Instrumentation
Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
Spine Care
Arthritis of Spine
Spine Pain
Spine Disorder
Congenital Anomalies of Spine
Spine Injury
Orthopedic Surgery
Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
Traumatic Spine Stabilization
Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
Spine Instrumentation Surgery
Cervical Spine Disease
Orthopedic Spine
Orthopedic Trauma
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Balance Disorder
Congenital Spinal Malformation
Congenital Anomaly of Spine
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Spinal Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, PPO]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
Medicare of New Jersey [Medicare]
MVP Cigna Health Plan [EPO, Open Access, PPO]
MVP Cigna Health Plan (National) [PPO]
Oxford Health Plans [Community Medicare, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Community Plan]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-4565
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 2
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-4565
Fax: (212) 305-4040
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 370
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 305-4565
Fax: (212) 305-4040
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
155 White Plains Road, Suite 105
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: (212) 305-4565
Fax: (212) 305-4040
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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