Samuel C. Kim, M.D.
Neurological Surgery
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Samuel C. Kim, M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 39 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



  • General Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery


  • Herniated Disc
  • Spine Trauma
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative or Traumatic Spine Disorder
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Disorder


Board Certifications

  • Surgery, Neurological

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1997
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1992


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Dr. Samuel C. Kim, assistant professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Kim received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and he completed a neurosurgery residency at Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Kim’s expertise is in complex spinal surgery, brain tumors, peripheral nerve surgery, and vascular diseases of the brain. He performs surgery at New York Downtown Hospital and sees patients at:

156 William Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Please call 646-962-5115 to make an appointment, or use our online form at

For more information, visit




Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

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