Samuel M Kim, M.D.
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Samuel M Kim, M.D.


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Gender: Male


Personal Statement

I am an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. I am a preventive cardiologist and clinical lipid specialist in the preventive cardiology program to help those patients who are at high risk for heart disease and those who have premature heart disease or heart attacks. I serve as an attending physician on the inpatient services including the intensive care unit and cardiology floor units. I interpret echocardiograms, nuclear stress test tests, and vascular imaging studies. My goal is to advocate and provide for high quality, compassionate and individualized care for my patients. 

Specialties and Expertise


  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Cardiovascular Nuclear Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Cardiovascular Stress Testing
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Familial Lipid Disorders
  • Stress Testing


Dr. Samuel Kim was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelors in Biological Sciences and a Masters Degree in Health Care Policy and Management. For his medical training, he attended Harvard Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. After residency, Dr. Kim completed fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Kim specializes in preventive cardiology and lipidology, including additional clinical lipidology training during his fellowship at the Hospital for the University of Pennsylvania Lipid Disorders Program and Advanced Lipid Disorders Program of the Ciccarone Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

Dr. Kim is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and member of the National Lipid Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). He has co-authored several chapters and papers in preventive cardiology. 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Clinical Lipidology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • National Board of Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Michael Wolk Heart Foundation Clinical Scholar in Cardiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2014
  • M.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 2010
  • B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 2009


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • 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 - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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