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Ran Kim, MD

Dr. Kim is a surgeon in the SF Bay Area. He is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center Concord Campus and John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek Campus.
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642 doctors
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641 doctors
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320 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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658 doctors
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658 doctors
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329 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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98 doctors
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97 doctors
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48 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more hemorrhoid patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more anal fistula patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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278 doctors
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278 doctors
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138 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more anal fissure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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44 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more diverticulosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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84 doctors
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83 doctors
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41 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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52 doctors
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51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Kim saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Kim saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more rectal cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Kim saw fecal incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Kim saw vaginal prolapse patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Kim saw anal cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.
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374 doctors
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374 doctors
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186 doctors
Dr. Kim saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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205 doctors
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205 doctors
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102 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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53 doctors
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53 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more colon cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more appendicitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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684 doctors
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684 doctors
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342 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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58 doctors
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58 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Kim saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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44 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more diverticulitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Kim saw genital warts patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.
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92 doctors
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92 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Kim saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.
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121 doctors
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120 doctors
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60 doctors
Dr. Kim saw sleep disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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151 doctors
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151 doctors
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75 doctors
Dr. Kim saw sleep apnea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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107 doctors
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106 doctors
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53 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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216 doctors
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216 doctors
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108 doctors
Dr. Kim saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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177 doctors
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176 doctors
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88 doctors
Dr. Kim saw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the SF Bay Area. Learn more.

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117 doctors
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118 doctors
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58 doctors
Dr. Kim saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the SF Bay Area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Kim accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Anoscopy $183 – 361
Colonoscopy (screening) $1,626 – 3,991
Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $6,194 – 17.9k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $8,094 – 15.8k
Sigmoidoscopy $516 – 1,555
Upper endoscopy $2,182 – 3,928

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Kim’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
23%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Kim’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Kim’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Kim’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Kim’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Kim sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
365 Lennon Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
2,381 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
John Muir Medical Center Concord Campus
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
2,380 miles away

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Credentials
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1990

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Kim is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • John Muir Medical Center Concord Campus
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek Campus
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSou