Hung Kim, MD| Otology, Otolaryngology | MedStar Health

Hung Kim, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (1069 reviews)

Specialties: Otology, Otolaryngology, Neurotology

Languages: Korean, English

877-826-5501

About me

H. Jeffrey Kim, MD, is board-certified in neurotology and otolarynogolgy-head and neck surgery. Dr. Kim is the Director of Neurotology and Otology and the co-Director of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Tumor Center. He and a multidisciplinary team provide specialized treatment for acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwanoma) and skull base tumors, such as glomus tumors.

As an ear specialist (otologist/neurolotologist), Dr. Kim also diagnoses and cares for patients of all ages with ear, hearing and balance disorders. He addresses genetic hearing loss, otosclerosis, cochlear implants, chronic ear infections, cholestatoma, Meniere's disease, facial nerve disorder, skull base tumors and congenital ear malformations.

Dr. Kim focuses on MedStar Georgetown's philosophy of caring for the whole person, always considering his patient's medical condition and personal needs. He provides patients all the information and treatment options available to help them make a decision they're happy with.

Dr. Kim also participates in clinical research at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders through the National Institutes of Health. His areas of research include rare tumors and genetic disorders related to hearing loss.

Dr Kim has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters and his research has been frequently presented at national and international meetings. He is a fellow of the Triological Society, American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and DC Metropolitan Otolaryngology-HNS Society. Dr. Kim has been recognized in the "Best Doctors in America," Washingtonian's Top Doctors," and "Castle Connolly's Top Doctors" listings over the last several years.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Ear
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Encephalocele Repair
  • Facial Nerve Schwannoma
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Ossicular Chain Reconstruction
  • Otosclerosis
  • Perforated Ear Drum
  • Stapedectomy
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Temporal Bone Fracture
  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation (TMP)
  • Tympanoplasty/Mastoidectomy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Ear
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Nerve Damage
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Canal Cancer
  • Ear Canal Lesions
  • Ear Cyst
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Mass
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Facial Nerve Disease
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Nerve Schwannoma
  • Facial Paresis
  • Foreign Body (EAR)
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Inner Ear Trauma
  • Itchy Ear
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Missing Eardrum
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Osteoma
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ototoxicity
  • Perforated Ear Drum
  • Perichondritis
  • Preauricular Fistula
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
  • Ruptured Eardrum
  • Small Ear Canal
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Superior Canal Dehiscence
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Temporal Bone Fracture
  • Tinnitus
  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation (TMP)
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular And Balance Disorders
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuronitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal
  • Balloon Eustachian Tuboplasty
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Repair
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Ear Exam
  • Encephalocele Repair
  • Middle Ear Exploration
  • Myringoplasty
  • Myringotomy
  • Ossicular Chain Reconstruction
  • Reconstruction Of Ear
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tympanoplasty/Mastoidectomy
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800B
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2418

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Building 1
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8186

Fax 877-826-5501

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Tricare Prime
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology

Fellowship Program: National Institute on Deafness (1999)

Fellowship Program: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1997)

Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1996)

Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1992)

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1990)

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America Washingtonian's Top Doctors Castle Connolly's Top Doctors 

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.6
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Nov 27, 2023

    I'm very satisfied

  • Nov 13, 2023

    Great communicator. Very caring. Understand my condition. Knows who I am.

  • Nov 9, 2023

    Thank you