Hung Jeffrey Kim, MD| Otology, Otolaryngology | MedStar Health

Hung Jeffrey Kim, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (699 reviews)

Specialities: 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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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Building 1
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8186

Fax 877-826-5501

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800B
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2418

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO 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

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.7
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.7
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.6
  • Provider showed respect

    4.7
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.7
  • Mar 17, 2022

    Good experience

  • Mar 17, 2022

    Dr. Kim is the best. Skilled, expert doctor but his caring personality is cherished and admired equally as much.

  • Mar 14, 2022

    Dr. Kim is a great doctor who is very meticulous and very knowledgeable and super helpful.