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Joohee Kim, M.D.


Endocrinology, Internal Medicine

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Dr Joohee Kim is a board certified endocrinologist who has been in practice in Seattle area since 1999. She graduated from Yonsei University Medical College 1991. She received her training in internal medicine and endocrine fellowship in St. Louis, MO. She practices general endocrinology and metabolism disorders such as diabetes; obesity; thyroid and parathyroid glandular issues and bone disease such as osteoporosis. She enjoys engaging with patients to best promote healthier lifestyle. She works closely with Swedish Health Systems and Northwest Hospital affiliated with the UW medicine.

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Accepts 84 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • AARP Medicare Complete Insured through United Healthcare Plans 1 2 and 3
  • Accepts PPOs
  • Aetna US Healthcare Standard
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Platinum Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Select Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Asuris
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of CA PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS
  • Blue Shield of CA Preferred Provider Organization
  • BridgeSpan
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Cigna PPO
  • First Choice Health Network Triple Option
  • First Choice PPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • Great West Life (One Health Plan of WA)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Health Management Network
  • Health Net Silver Network HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SHP
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • ILWU Blue Shield PPO
  • ILWU-PMA (Longshoremen)
  • ILWU-PMA Blue Shield PPO
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Labor and Industries
  • Labor and Industry (L&I)
  • LifeWise Connect Essential Network (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • LifeWise Exchange Plan
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington LifeWise Preferred
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan (Private Healthcare Systems or PHCS)
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha PPO/EPO
  • Pacific Health Alliance PPO/POS
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • PacifiCare Point of Service
  • Premera Blue Cross Microsoft
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera PPO
  • Regence Blue Shield Traditional
  • Regence Med Advantage + Rx Classic
  • Regence MedAdvantage Basic
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • Retail Clerks
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • Soundpath Health
  • Sterling Insurance
  • Teamster/Food Trust PPO
  • Teamsters
  • TriCare PPO
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcar Medicare Solution
  • United Healthcare Standard
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • United Healthcare West PCN HMO
  • United of Omaha
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Welfare and Pension Administration Service
  • Zenith Administrators
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Yonsei University College Of Medicine
medical school
St Marys Health Center
St Louis University HSC

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

  • Androgen Excess
  • Androgen Insensitivity
  • Cystinuria
  • Endocrine Complications Of Transplant
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary Disorder
  • Insulin Pump
  • Klinefelter's Syndrome
  • Maternal Thyroid Disorders
  • Ovarian Dysfunction
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Prolactinoma
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Personal Interests

Diabetes Thyroid Obesity
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  • English
  • Korean

Practice Locations

Joohee Kim practices at one location

Seattle Nephrology
1130 North 185th Street
Suite 201

Shoreline, WA 98133
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill