4.9 / 5
441 Ratings, 211 Comments

Min Kim, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery

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Houston Methodist Department of Surgery

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4.9 / 5
441 Ratings, 211 Comments

About Me

Dr. Min Kim received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. During medical school, he received the prestigious Howard Hughes Fellowship to perform research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
After completing medical school, Dr. Kim attended Beth Read More

Clinical Interests

  • Robot assisted minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Suspicious lung nodule
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Gastroesopahgeal reflux disease
  • Achalasia
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Thymoma
  • Diaphragm paralysis
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Rib fractures

Accepted Insurance Plans

90 Degree/Entrust
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna Common Spirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna Common Spirit Minimum Value Plan
Aetna CommonSpirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Signature Administrators TX Annual Conf of UMC
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Transplant
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Amerigroup STAR+PLUS Medicare-Medicaid Plan
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage HMO-D-SNP
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Allegiance OAP
Cigna Allegiance PPO
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage PPO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Cigna SureFit
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Community Health Choice Marketplace Advantage HMO DSNP
Coventry PPO
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus/Choice
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Military TRICARE-East Region
Humana Natl POS Open Access
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Imagine Health
Imagine Health GPA
Imagine Health Trustmark
Imagine Health/SISCO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
Medica-UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
Medicare Railroad
Molina Dual Options StarPlus MMP
Molina Marketplace Exchange
Molina Medicare Complete Care HMO SNP
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
ProCare Medicare Advantage
Provider Select PPO
TRS-ActiveCare 2 Group 385002
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-South Texas Region Group 295430
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-West Texas Region Group 295781
TRS-ActiveCare HD Group 385000
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Group 385003
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Plus Group 385001
TRS-Care Medicare Advantage
TRS-Care Standard ALT A I Group 485002
TRS-Care Standard ALT A II Group 485003
TRS-Care Standard ALT B I Group 485005
TRS-Care Standard ALT B II Group 485006
TRS-Care Standard CMED Group 485001
TRS-Care Standard Group 485000
TexanPlus/Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Dual Complete MCR
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
WellMed AARP Medicare Advantage Plan
WellMed AARP Medicare Complete
WellMed United Healthcare Dual Complete

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


American Board of Thoracic Surgery
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. | 2003
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | 2004
General Surgery | Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass. | 2008
Thoracic surgery | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Lynda K. & David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
  • Houston Methodist Cancer Center


  • English
  • Korean
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I make an appointment with Dr. Min Kim online?
    Yes, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Min Kim by visiting this page.
  • What insurance does Dr. Min Kim accept?
    See the insurance that Dr. Min Kim accepts here.
  • Where is Dr. Min Kim located?
    Dr. Min Kim's office is located in Smith Tower, 6550 Fannin St., Ste 1501, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Min Kim and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Min Kim and/or office staff speak English and Korean
Patient Ratings & Comments
What is a Patient Rating score?
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey.
How are responses measured?
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

4.9 out of 5 (441 Ratings, 211 Comments)
  • 4.9 Provider discussed treatment options
  • 4.9 Provider showed concern
  • 4.9 Give easy to understand instruction
  • 4.9 Provider expl in way you understand
  • 4.9 Provider listen carefully to you
  • 4.9 Provider explained things clearly
  • 4.8 Know important info medical history
  • 4.9 Provider included you in decisions
  • 5 Show respect for what you say
  • 4.9 Spend enough time with you
  • 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider
  • 4.8 Rate provider 0-10

Comments also are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Nov 15, 2021


Nov 15, 2021

It was very pleasent

Nov 10, 2021

This practice gave me hope when I had none. I'm already feeling better

Nov 10, 2021

I feel I couldn't be in better care

Nov 10, 2021

Sarah is definitely in the right profession. She shows genuine care and concern for us

Nov 10, 2021

Sarah, Leo, and Dr. Kim each saw me within minutes of each other performing their patient duties

Nov 10, 2021

Sarah couldn't have been more nice and professional with helping with directions and scheduling appts.

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