Heakyung Kim, MD

Heakyung Kim, MD

Academic Appointments

  • A. David Gurewitsch Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Attending Physiatrist

Current Administrative Positions

  • Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Vice Chair for Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dept. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
  • Fellowship Program Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University P&S/NYPH

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-3535

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Areas of Expertise

  • Abnormal Gait
  • Baclofen Pump Implantation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Foot Deformity
  • Inflammatory Muscle Disease
  • Injection, Botulinum Toxin
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease
  • Pediatric Pain Management
  • Pediatric Stroke
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education and Training

  • Ewha Women's University
  • Yonsei University, Graduate School of Medicine
  • Internship: Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
  • Residency: GangNam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
  • Residency: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ
  • Fellowship: Rutgers / New Jersey Medical School
  • Fellowship: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ

Locations

  • CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    1-199
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-3535
    Phone:
    (212) 305-3535
    Fax:
    (212) 342-6852
  • ColumbiaDoctors - 525 East 68th Street

    525 East 68th Street
    Baker Pavilion
    New York, NY 10065
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 746-1500
    Phone:
    (212) 746-1500
    Fax:
    (212) 746-8303

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • [UHC/OXF - The Empire Plan, UHC/OXF - The Empire Plan (CD)]
  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • United Health Care [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider sees pediatric patients

Lab Locations

  • CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    1-199
    New York, NY 10032

NIH Grants

  • ARANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF TEV-50717 (DEUTETRABENAZINE) FOR THE TREATMENT OF DYSKINESIA IN CEREBRAL PALSY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Oct 22 2019 - Oct 22 2024

    EFFECT OF SINGLE EVENT MULTI LEVEL CHEMONEUROLYSIS WITH ABOBOTULINUMTOXINA ON ENERGY EXPENDITURE AND WALKING EFFICIENCY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Feb 11 2018 - Feb 11 2023

    BOTOX TREATMENT IN PEDIATRIC UPPER LIMB SPASTICITY: OPEN-LABEL STUDY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Jan 15 2013 - Jan 15 2018