Heakyung Kim, MD

Heakyung Kim, MD

Academic Appointments

  • A. David Gurewitsch Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College

Current Administrative Positions

  • Vice Chair for Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dept. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
  • Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship Program Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University P&S/NYPH

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-3535

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Stroke
  • Pediatric Pain Management
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Inflammatory Muscle Disease
  • Baclofen Pump Implantation
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Injection, Botulinum Toxin
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Abnormal Gait
  • Foot Deformity
  • Sports Injury
  • Spasticity
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy

Languages Spoken

  • Korean

Education and Training

  • Ewha Women's University College of Medicine (Republic of Korea)
  • Residency: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ
  • Fellowship: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ

Locations

  • Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    Suite: 1-199
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-3535
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-3535
    Fax:
    (212) 342-6852
  • 525 East 68th Street Office

    525 East 68th Street
    Floor: 16 Baker Pavilion
    New York, NY 10065
    Phone:
    (212) 746-1500
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 746-1500
    Fax:
    (212) 746-8303

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • Komansky Center for Children's Health
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider sees pediatric patients

Honors and Awards

New York Super Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012

New York Magazine: Top Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Top Doctors New York Metro Area: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016