Heakyung Kim, MD

Board Certifications: 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

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

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

Administrative Titles

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

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Korean

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • 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

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

Credentials & Experience

Education & 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

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Honors & 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

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Grants

A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF TEV-50717 (DEUTETRABENAZINE) FOR THE TREATMENT OF DYSKINESIA IN CEREBRAL PALSY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Oct 22 2019 - Oct 22 2024

EFFECT OF SINGLE EVENT MULTI LEVEL CHEMONEUROLYSIS WITH ABOBOTULINUMTOXINA ON ENERGY EXPENDITURE AND WALKING EFFICIENCY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Feb 11 2018 - Feb 11 2023

BOTOX TREATMENT IN PEDIATRIC UPPER LIMB SPASTICITY: OPEN-LABEL STUDY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 15 2013 - Jan 15 2018