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Neurosurgery

Bong-Soo Kim, MD

Specialties

Neurosurgery

4.1
33 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • Comprehensive approach to spine care, ranging from minimally invasive spine surgery to complex spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Herniated disc, stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, tumors, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, congenital disorders and spinal cord injury
  • Minimally invasive spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive spinal deformity surgery
  • Cervical artificial disc
  • Kyphoplasty for compression fractures and spinal tumors
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • NeuroOncology, including brain and spinal cord tumors, spinal radiosurgery
  • General neurosurgery
Research Interests
  • Developing minimally invasive endoscopic techniques for addressing a multitude of spinal conditions
Education
  • MD, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Training
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship, NeuroOncology and Stereotaxis, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Board Certification
  • Neurological Surgery
Memberships
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons 
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons 
  • North American Spine Society 
  • Spine Committee, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
offices

Office Locations

Temple Neurosciences Center

Temple University Hospital 

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Neurosciences Center at Jeanes Campus

TUH – Jeanes Campus
7500 Central Avenue
Physicians' Office Building
Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-CARE

Temple Neurosurgery at Chestnut Hill

8815 Germantown Avenue, Suite 36

Philadelphia, PA 19118

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

Kim BS, Markus B, Jallo J: Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy. Jandial R, McCormick P, and Black p (eds): Essential Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery. Philadelphia: Elsevier (in print).

Kim BS, Jallo J: Intracranial pressure monitoring and management of raised intracranial pressure. Loftus C (ed): Neurosurgical Emergencies, 2nd edition. American Association of Neurological Surgery: New York: Thieme: 2008 : pp 1l -26.

Kim BS, Sandhu F, Perez-Cruet M, Refai D, Fessler RG: Surgical approaches to craniocervical junction and the upper cervical spine. Frymoyer J and Wiesel S (eds): The Adult and Pediatric Spines, 3rd edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: 2004: Vol. 2 pp 753-759

Perez-Cruet M, Kim BS, Sandhu F, Fessler RG: Minimally invasive spine surgery: Thoracic update. Haid RW, Subach BR, and Rodts GE (eds) : Progress in Neurological Surgery: Advances in spine stabilization. Karger 2003:16: 266-276.

Kim BS, Roonprapunt C, Lamarca, Kothbauer K, Jallo GL, Epstein F : The current management of intraranial ependymoma in children. Annals of Neurosurg. 2002: 2(3): 1-10.

Jallo GL, Kim BS, Epstein F : The current management of Intramedullary spinal cord tumor in children and young adults. Annals of Neurosurg. 2001: 1(1): 1-10.

ratings & reviews

33 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.10 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.2
Gives easy to understand instruction
3.9
Explains in a way you understand
4.2
Listens carefully to you
4.3
Shows respect for what you say
4.0
Spends enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
August 19, 2019

first time seeing this provider and i felt comfortable with him

5.0
July 29, 2019

Exceptional experience in this doctor's office- Would highly recommend-