Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics (2016)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1995)
  • Residency: New York Presbyterion Hospital / Cornell Medical Center (1995) NY
  • Medical Education: Thomas Jefferson University - Medical College (1992) PA

Practice Locations

Associated Internal Medicine in Emeryville Emeryville, CA
Emeryville, CA

5800 Hollis Street

Emeryville , CA 94608

(510) 806-2100

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(88 reviews)

Dr. Kim is very busy but he took the time to listen to my comments. No gripes; I'm in very good health for my age.
I appreciate Mr Kim as my PCP. He's a good listener, and our talks about my health are worded well, and clear. I'm confident in the care that he provides me.
Was doing me a favor to squeeze me in, but was clearly under time pressure
Dr Kim has always provided me with excellent support.
I had a list of some questions to discuss with Dr. Kim regard lab test results which he adequately answered.
Very good, very nice.
Dr Kim is professional, friendly, courteous, a good listener. Talked to me about my health in a manner that was easy for me to understand. I feel fortunate to have a good Primary Care Physician. Yes, I would absolutely recommend him.
Always consistent and caring.
The doctor was great. He reviewed all concerns and all future care. He also made suggestion on vaccination. He discuss follow-up on appointments for service and he answered all questions and concerns. I was very happy with the visit and the doctor spent time explaining and making sure I understood.
Dr. Kim is excellent and we have a very good rapport.
since physician only sees patients one day per week, would not recommend him.
Dr. Kim was effective and courteous.
MD is pleasant, caring, thorough.
over the last few years, it's felt somewhat less personal, more perfunctory with Dr Kim.
You should just ask one big question. Dr. Kim is very good.
Excellent MD.
Felt a bit rushed.
Didn't greet me by name. Sometimes I do not feel connected to the doctor like I am with other doctors.
Dr Michael Kim has always been on-time, clear, concise, competent, and consistent. Outstanding!
Michael Kim is the best!
Could have spent more time with me. Give me an assessment of my overall health
Very good.
Everything excellent. Also paperwork provided was helpful and option to email the doctor helpful.
Great care provider.
Dr Kim is a good listener, and explains things in terms I understand. The exam room was quiet, and comfortable. I felt relaxed, and that my health is important to him and his staff.
Very happy with Dr Kim!
I know he is very busy, which keeps me from going over lots of detail, but he responds to anything I bring up
Dr Michael Kim has always been outstanding
very good overall experience.
Dr. Kim is an outstanding physician.
The experience was good.
Dr. Kim... excellent, the office help TREATS EVERYONE, VERY GOOD.
Very compassionate, careful, thorough, professional provider and staff.
Dr. Michael Kim is an excellent Doctor. He always explain treatment and discuss options. He performs follow-up on previous visit to confirm we are track. He take the times to discuss my chart and my personal process.
Dr. Kim is excellent - but when I was in hosp. - I had 0 confidence in the PA he sent to me.
I've been seeing my provider for many years. and I've been satisfied with y experience and the provider.
I have great trust in Dr. Michael Kim and his able assistant Jackie.
Dr. Michael Kim is terrific; your questions are ridiculous in requesting evaluation of a rockstar internist of his caliber.
Dr. Kim is terrific.
I have already recommended this medical practice to friends and neighbors.
Dr. Kim & staff go out of there way to see that everyone is given the best care.
He does not take seriously my interest in naturopathic medicine, which I find disrespect -
dr Kim has been my care provider many years and all good
I'm sure the doctor doesn't have any time but I still had to ask if I was done and the gal at desk, said you still have to wait.
Care provider follows up my health issues such as my diabetes and high blood pressure condition and testing.
Couldn't have been better
I felt that my physical exam and questions with and for the doctor were extremely rushed as he appeared to be providing services for other patient at a the same appointement time...
I do feel a bit rushed with Dr. Kim. I am aware that he has many patients to see in a day.
Always feel good @ Dr. Kim.
I get along with Dr. Kim Well.
Very satisfied!
Dr Kim is very competent and establishes a great rapport.
Dr. Kim is always prompt and interested in hearing everything I have to say. He is helpful in directing my care to the appropriate specialist when needed.
Dr. Kim is a very caring physician, having been seeing him for a number of years.
Great Job!!
Good doctor but tardiness is very rude!
The doctor was very helpful in addressing my needs.
Dr. Kim is fantastic about answering email questions. It is extremely refreshing to know that I can communicate with him when I need to and count on getting a prompt reply. There is no better satisfaction than having the peace of mind to know that I can get his expert advice when I need it on short notice. Dr. Kim is a model for the effective and excellent care he provides with an uncommon degree of personal concern and sincerity.
I'm a long time patient of DR Michael Kim. Very prompt and always on top of everything. Very positive and hard to replace
I've been with Michael Kim for many, many years and he always shows interest and concern for my health.
Warm, smart & good humored.
Dr. Kim and his assistant were very helpful.
He was a very caring person, a good doctor.
Very good experience.
Very impressed with his willingness to discuss my concerns/questions.
I'm satisfied by Dr. Kim's knowledge, thoroughness, listening, and follow up.
Dr. Ludmer is fantastic! As previously noted the front office staff is not great.
Although Dr. Kim is an excellent doctor, he seems always rushed and anxious to leave the room.
Dr. Kim has my complete confidence.
Very good.
Dr. Kim is very professional and friendly.
His reputation is excellent, my wife sees him already and likes him a lot, and I am convinced he is excellent. Quick rapport without being soupy. But it takes an effort to get into the practice so far. (I needed a refill today and it was handled quickly and well I admit.)
Dr. Kim is the best!!! He is so smart and so empathetic -- I couldn't be happier with him as my primary care doc.
My doctor is very kind and understanding!
Didn't really have a problem - annual visit.
Always very helpful.
Dr. Kim always provides written instructions on my next step, etc., so everything in clear.
Dr. Kim & staff, make you feel better.
Visit was very good. All my questions were answered.
Dr. Kim is my new internist, after my prior internist retired last December. Dr. Kim has been my mom's internist for 10+ years, and his superb care of her is why I chose him as my doctor.

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