Luke Kim, M.D.
Cardiology
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Luke Kim, M.D.

Cardiology

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Gender: Male
Language: English, Korean

About

Personal Statement

The field of interventional cardiology is advancing rapidly, and there are numerous exciting therapies on the horizon. State-of-the-art technology and improvement in techniques allow effective management of patients with coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease with minimally invasive procedures. In a collaborative effort with the physicians at Weill Cornell, I hope to provide our patients with the best care and make contributions in our patients' lives.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology

Expertise

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Renal Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Endovascular Medicine
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Arteriosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease
  • Outcomes Research
  • Peripheral Stents
  • Stents
  • Coronary Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy, Endovascular
  • Atherectomy
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Hypertensive Renovascular Disease
  • Renal Artery Stent Placement
  • Renal Artery Atherosclerosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • IVC Filter Retrieval
  • IVC Filter Placement
  • Poor Leg Circulation
  • Ischemic Ulcer of Lower Extremity
  • Lower Limb Ischemia
  • Extremity Atherosclerosis With Intermittent Claudication
  • Claudication
  • PAOD (Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease)
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

Biography

Luke Kim, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency in Internal Medicine, fellowship in Clinical and Interventional Cardiology at NYPH-Cornell Campus. He also completed an advanced training in structural and peripheral vascular fellowship at Hahnemann University hospital.

Dr. Kim's research interests includes the evaluation of antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes and assessment of clinical outcomes of patients with peripheral vascular disease.

From a clinical standpoint, Dr. Kim specializes in percutaneous interventions of coronary arteries as well as endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Endovascular therapy for carotid disease is improving rapidly, and Dr. Kim has extensive training in this area utilizing cutting-edge technology. In addition, Dr. Kim provides outpatient services for patients with a history of carotid artery disease.

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 2003

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported