So-Young Kim, M.D.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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So-Young Kim, M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Gender: Female
Language: English, Korean


Specialties and Expertise


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


  • Calcium Disorder
  • Endocrine Conditions In Pregnancy
  • Hirsutism
  • Female Hirsutism
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Diabetes In Pregnancy
  • Diabetes With Pregnancy
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypothyroid
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Osteoporosis
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Disorder
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Disease In Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Disease Affecting Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Goiter
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2


Dr. So-Young Kim currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Attending Endocrinologist at the Weill Cornell Medical College. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various Endocrinology disorders, including thyroid (hypothyroidism/hyperthyroidism/thyroid nodules), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), metabolic bone (osteoporosis), parathyroid disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus.  

Dr. Kim completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago and then continued on to receive her M.D. from New York Medical College.  She completed her internal medicine residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center and completed her clinical fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at the Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.



Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2014: Early Career Forum Travel Award, The Endocrine Society's 96th Annual Meeting & Expo


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism)

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 2010
  • B.A., University of Chicago, 2005


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
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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