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Namou Kim, M.D.

Head & Neck Surgery, Microvascular Surgery

Otolaryngology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Kim is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner, and a 2018 Seattle Magazine Top Doc Award winner.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

Case Western Reserve University
medical school, 1998
Case Western Reserve University
residency, 2003
Mayo Clinic
fellowship, Head & Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Surgery, 2004

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology/Otorhinolaryngology

Clinical Interests

  • Acinic Cell Cancer
  • Acoustic Nerve Injury
  • Adenoidcystic Carcinoma
  • Adenoiditis
  • Adenoids
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Artecoll
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Botox Injection
  • Branchial Cleft Cyst
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Genetics
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Browlift
  • Caloric Reflex Testing
  • Cancer Of Ge Junction
  • Cancer Of Pancreas
  • Cancer Of Skin
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Carcinoid Of Stomach
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Breast
  • Cervical Spinal Mass
  • Cervicoplasty
  • Cheek Bone Fractures
  • Cheek Implant
  • Cheek Problems
  • Chin Lift
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • Cochlear Nerve Damage
  • Collagen Injection
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cranial Flap
  • Cryoablation
  • Cystadenoma Of Pancreas
  • Cytoreduction Surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Developmental And Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diep
  • Difficulty Speaking
  • Distortion Of The Face
  • Double Chin
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Ear Canal Lesion
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Keloids
  • Ear Melanoma
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Electrolysis
  • Enlarged Adenoids
  • Epistaxis
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Excess Skin Of Eyelid
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Eye Socket Fractures
  • Face Cancer
  • Face Melanoma
  • Face Stitch Removal
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Cyst
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Veins
  • Fissured Tongue
  • Flap Surgery
  • Foreign Body In Nose
  • Foreign Body In Throat
  • Free Flap Head
  • Free Flap Neck
  • Free Tissue Transfer Flap
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Frown Lines
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrin Secreting Tumor Of Pancreas
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
  • Genioplasty
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Goldenhar Syndrome
  • Growth On Head
  • Growth On Neck
  • Hair Removal
  • Hairy Tongue
  • Halitosis
  • Head Abscess
  • Head And Neck Cancer Care
  • Head And Neck Melanoma
  • Head And Neck Sarcoma
  • Head Cyst
  • Head Deformities
  • Head Lump
  • Head Mass
  • Hickman Catheter
  • Hoarseness
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Disease
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Injury
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Intra-Abdominal Cancer
  • Jaw Cancer
  • Jaw Deformities
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Juvederm
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Papillomatosis
  • Laryngeal Polyps
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Lefort Fracture
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lymphedema
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Malignant Melanoma Of Eyelid
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Lip
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Tonsils
  • Mammoplasty
  • Mandibular Resection Prosthesis
  • Mandibular Tori
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastoplasty
  • Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Maxillofacial Regeneration
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma On Ear
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microtia
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Midfacial Hypoplasia
  • Mouth Abscess
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Mouth Cyst
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Musculocutaneous Flap
  • Myxofibrosarcoma
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Abscess
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Cyst
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Lymph Nodes
  • Neck Plastic Surgery
  • Neck Reconstruction
  • Neoplasm Of Salivary Gland
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Nose Abscess
  • Nose Cyst
  • Nose Fracture
  • Nose Pain
  • Nystagmus
  • Olfactory Nerve Disease
  • Oral Inflammation
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Osteoma
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw
  • Otitis
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Paranasal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyp Of Cheek
  • Port Wine
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
  • Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
  • Reconstruction Of Ear
  • Reconstruction Of Nose
  • Reconstruction Orbit
  • Rectus Flap Reconstruction
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Remove Sinus Packing
  • Restylane
  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
  • Revision Of Tracheostomy
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoscleroma
  • Robotic Oral Surgery
  • Salivary Duct
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sarcoma
  • Scar Revision
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Senile Ectropion
  • Senile Entropion
  • Septum Problem
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Fracture
  • Sinus Mass
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Fillers
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Smell Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech Disorders
  • Spots On Mouth
  • Spots On Tongue
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Staging Laparotomy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Strep Throat
  • Stridor
  • Stromal Tumor Of Intestine
  • Stylohyoid Syndrome
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Suppurative Tonsillitis
  • Surgical Staging
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swollen Parotid
  • Swollen Throat
  • Temporal Bone Cancer
  • Temporomandibular Joint Surgery
  • Throat Abscess
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Drainage
  • Throat Mass
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Clip
  • Tongue Mass
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Sores
  • Tongue Tied
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsils
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Tracheal Dilatation
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Stent
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tumor Of Nose
  • Tumor Of Parotid Gland
  • Uvuloplasty
  • Velopharyngeal Deficiencies
  • Vermilionectomy
  • Vocal Cord Abnormalities
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Vocal Cord Lesion
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Strain
  • Voice Problems
  • Voice Screening
  • Xerostomia
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Publications

  • Oda D, Kim N, Mollen D. Diffuse and Deep Ulceration of Tongue. The Washington State Dental News 2011;8:37.
  • Harsha W, Kau R, Kim N, Hayden R. Comparison of Anti-Thrombotic Effects of Aspirin, Ketorolac, and Low Molecular Weight Heparin in Rats Set Up for Microvascular Failure. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011;137:170-174.
  • Makowski R, Kim N. Rib and Costal Cartilage Necrosis Following Pec Major Flap Harvest. Submitted for review in Head & Neck in December 2011.
  • Kau R, Kim N, Patel N, Hinni M. Repair of Esophageal Perforation Due to Anterior Cervical Spine Instrumentation. Laryngoscope 2010;120(4):739-742.
  • Wise S, Harsha W, Kim N, Hayden R. Free Flap Survival Despite Early Loss of the Vascular Pedicle. Head Neck, n/a. doi: 10.1002/hed.21354 (e-pub ahead of publication).
  • Yoo M, Kim N, Houser S. Natural Draining Osteum of an Agger Nasi Cell. Ear Nose Throat J 2004;83:399-403.
  • Kim N, Lavertu P. Evaluation of a Thyroid Nodule. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 2003;36:17-33.
  • Management of Tongue Cancers. N. Kim. Oral Cancer Foundation. Seattle, WA. September 2011.
  • Contemporary Reconstruction of Laryngopharyngeal Defects. N. Kim. 25th Annual Madigan Head & Neck Surgery Seminar. Tacoma, WA. August 2011. Cat I CME.
  • Side Effects of Modern Chemoradiation in Head & Neck Cancer. N. Kim. 25th Annual Madigan Head & Neck Surgery Seminar. Tacoma, WA. August 2011. Cat I CME.
  • Management of Osteoradionecrosis. N. Kim. Pacific Northwest Head, Neck, and Thyroid Cancer Symposium. Seattle, WA. April 2011. Cat I CME.
  • Complications of Chemo and Radiation Therapy. N. Kim. Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology and Washington State Medical Association Winter 2011 Conference. Seattle, WA. January 2011. Cat I CME.
  • Reconstruction of Orbitomaxillary Defects. N. Kim. Swedish Neurosciences Institute ENT Exploratorium. Seattle, WA. October 2010. Cat II CME.
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Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Korean

Practice Locations

Namou Kim practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
Medical Groups
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