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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Geisinger - Knapper Clinic
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
FAMILY PRACTICE WOODBINE DANVILLE
115 Woodbine Lane
DANVILLE, PA 17822

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
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Kim, Kyungsook Cho, MD, PhD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Kyungsook Cho Kim, MD, PhD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 373 ratings
81 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Acupuncture
  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 2004

Education:

  • EWHA Women's University College of Medicine 1981

Residency:

  • Underwood Memorial Hospital 1997

Languages:

  • Korean

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.8 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.7 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.7 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.7 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.6 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.7 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.7 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Feb 10
I always recommend dr Kim highly to others
Jan 19
Could not get a more passionate and caring provider. Do not loose her.
Dec 29, 2016
Dr. Kim is very thorough! She listens and recognizes my needs. This visit was to prepare for a missions trip; Dr. Kim covered many health issues to be aware of and what to do if they occur. I feel confident that I will be "healthy" throughout my trip!
Dec 23, 2016
not clear about the side effects of the prescription , while I developed severe side effects to this medication it is hard to get hold of her
Dec 21, 2016
She listened. I do think it would be helpful to also see dermatology for the skin issue. I called back after seeing her December 21 to suggest seeing dermatology. I was called back from dermatology same day. I am scheduled tomorrow to see dermatology so thank you to all. Dr. Kim does care. She does a great job!
Dec 21, 2016
she was very thorough and complete. no nonsense and right to the point. I was very satisfied!
Dec 19, 2016
Dr. Kim is a good doctor, whom I have confidence in.
Dec 6, 2016
I am so pleased to have Dr. Kim for my PCP she is a very caring Dr.
Nov 28, 2016
Wonderful doctor. I have already recommended her to many other people!
Nov 18, 2016
Dr Kim is great! I would highly recommend her :)
Nov 16, 2016
Best doctor I've every had!
Nov 15, 2016
The doctor seemed to rush through the examination process. I feel the the examination was abrupt and not well executed. I remained fully clothed while she quickly examined me. I should of asked her if she had xray vision!
Nov 15, 2016
Really like Dr. Kim.
Nov 14, 2016
She didn't agree with my visit and diagnosis when I was admitted to hospital by a cardio doctor. She literally told me i did not have that problem he said I did. That really upset me due to the fact who do you believe. Your pcp or the cardio doctor. Even after I ask the cardio doctor again if I had it, he said YES! Now look where that leaves me. ?????? Scratching my head. This happens often more than I like with Geisinger doctors. No communication between doctors or one basically say the other doctor is wrong. Then like I said your stuck scratching you head wondering who is telling you the truth. The fact that it involved me heart that really really upset me big time. I only ever had one pcp doctor that actually communicated with the other doctors. Shame she left. I actually move to doc kim cuz of having the same problems with my pcp before doc kim.
Nov 11, 2016
I went for a referral to see a podiatrist because of foot pain and the doctor was more concerned about changing my BP meds and ordering blood work for the following week. I never received a call for podiatry and when the doc sent me for an xray I wasn't sure if my visit was over or not. She sent me the results of the xray but did not explain the plan of care. I had to assume I had to call to schedule an appointment with podiatry.
Nov 7, 2016
End of day appt. Felt rushed out.
Oct 31, 2016
We're so happy with Dr. Kim. She's great. My husband told me that I made a very good election selecting our primary doctor.
Oct 20, 2016
Dr. Kim is such a caring and compassionate provider. She takes time to listen. She is extremely thorough in her physical exam and work-up. She is simply the best.
Oct 19, 2016
I had seen Dr. Kim as my PCP was unavailable for a reschedule yearly check-up until March 2017, but it was nice not to have to wait 40 - 50 minutes past my appointment to be seen, since that is the normal with my normal PCP.
Oct 19, 2016
Dr. Kim is always concerned, she's familiar with your chart, and aware of your health concerns, labs and what needs to be addressed.
Oct 14, 2016
Dr. Kim is excellent, I can't say enough good things about her. A very caring doctor, pleasant, caring and knowledgeable.
Oct 10, 2016
Dr. Kim is very thorough.
Sep 26, 2016
I can honestly say I would highly recommned Dr. Kim to anyone. She has been wonderful during the time I have been a patient with her.
Sep 22, 2016
Dr Kim is a great doctor that really cares about his patients. really appreciate all of her advices.
Sep 20, 2016
Dr. Kim really cares about her patients. She has helped me develop a plan for managing a healthy life style. Would absolutely recommend her to everyone!
Sep 19, 2016
My experience was all good.
Sep 19, 2016
Dr. Kim always comes to the room prepared, ready to go over test results and gives me the to ask questions. I like her very much.
Sep 16, 2016
it's amusing yo me that you would comment "using words you could understand." That sounds a bit condescending, don't you think?
Sep 1, 2016
Dr. Kim is very caring, compassionate and thorough. She is an exceptional clinician to whom I refer EVERYONE! I have the utmost confidence in her.
Aug 17, 2016
Dr. Kim is an excellent physician and shows a true concern for her patients.
Aug 17, 2016
always excellent
Aug 15, 2016
Dr. Kim is wonderful! She is very thorough and listens to your questions/concerns. I had to message her with a follow up after this visit and she answered right away! She cares for her patients!
Aug 12, 2016
I trust Dr. Kim completely.
Jul 28, 2016
I just hate when I've had a appt scheduled for over 6 months and I had a lot to say and I felt rushed and this is not the first time and I leave and say what just happened now I can always check in on MyGeisinger but when I'm there I want to discuss things then
Jul 27, 2016
Dr. Kim is always very caring. She has helped me to deal with my problem.
Jul 26, 2016
This DR. came to me as a surprise. It did not take me long to decide I needed to switch to her, I felt much more comfortable talking to her then my previous PCP. I believe it was because of her interest in my problems, and concerns! My other PCP eaw great, but was more interested in getting my RX"S into the computer as I had so many. He was not upto date on my tests etc. She immediately noticed and ordered the EKG"S, EcoCariogram, and other Labs that I was behaind in. She is also more concerned in finding out what is behind my complaints and is trying to find out the reason behind them! I feel we may be on the right trac even though I am going to Physical Therapy, it is causing me more pain, instead of less, and I feel it is not helping, I will push thru and do what they want till I complete the course of PT. then they can not say I did not try.
Jul 25, 2016
Perfect vist
Jul 25, 2016
Dr. Kim is very thorough and concerned about my health...very encouraging and kind...best I've ever had
Jul 21, 2016
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Kim. Best. Doctor. Ever.
Jul 21, 2016
Dr. Kim has always been great and I know she will take time to answer my questions and make sure I understand next steps.
Jul 11, 2016
Dr Kim is great
Jul 5, 2016
This doctor basically ignored the reason I was there and went on a tangent about an issue I do NOT have. I am still sick!!
Jul 1, 2016
am concerned that I have not received my X-ray results of knee yet. it has been 6 days
June 30, 2016
always great
June 30, 2016
I recommend my friends to her.
June 29, 2016
Dr. Kim is friendly and I have the utmost confidence in her.
June 24, 2016
Dr. Kim is very thorough! I appreciate her concerns and quick responses to each discovery.
June 24, 2016
DR Kim Listens to me about my health concerns and lets me take an active role in deciding what I feel are benefical to me . I am very pro active and keeping fit and healthy and that includes using natural ways to heal and medicate myself. She listens to me and advises me with concern and patience. She is a great doctor and I am happy she is mine
June 16, 2016
We have a great understanding about my care.
June 16, 2016
Dr. Kim went above and beyond the call of duty when we had to change meds. She showed great concern on getting the proper meds for me.
June 15, 2016
I was given a thorough exam and all questions etc were answered as well as advise I asked about. I'm very satisfied with the care I am given.
June 13, 2016
Dr Kim is very good but you cant spend enough time with her to fully go over everything with her - seems she is always rushing and doesn't really want to tackle any new problems or questions that you have but I feel it is not her fault because of her clinic load and the time allotted to each visit.
June 9, 2016
Dr. Kim is an outstanding doctor.
June 8, 2016
I recommend Dr. Kim often. She's a very caring & thorough physician.
May 24, 2016
I have a good appointment
May 18, 2016
First time at GMC that I had that thorough of an exam. Very nice experience.
May 17, 2016
I met with the care provider for just a few moments. I went in with serve lower abdominal, just pushed on me twice and told me to go home that I strained my muscles. No tests were provided (I mentioned to the doctor that there was a possibility of pregnancy), no additional questions, etc. I left very upset. I went home and took a home pregnancy test, which was positive.
May 13, 2016
Dr.Kim is very thorough and attentive to all your needs
May 6, 2016
Dr Kim is very good and very through I feel like I'm getting wonderful care
May 5, 2016
Dr. Kim is wonderful. Very friendly and thorough.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Kim is an excellent physician
May 3, 2016
not enough words to express how wonderful, kind, patient, understanding and compassionate dr Kim is
May 3, 2016
Dr. Kim was clear and precise with my care, present and future instructions about appts. and options I had for my Osteoporosis. I would rate Dr. K. Kim 100%
May 2, 2016
First visit so #10 would be premature.
Apr 26, 2016
dr kim has been good in my care so far, but in this visit which was a pre op clearance she seemed rushed. I asked for a refill on migraine medicine that I was prescribed by GMC neurology years ago, she was reluctant to refill. I last filled in feb so it is used sparingly. She went on to tell me that migraines lessen as we age. Unless you are a migraine sufferer that does not help how you feel, and I was made to feel like I was abusing something. She did end up filling the medication, but I feel it made the rest of the visit uncomfortable.
Apr 19, 2016
I love Dr. Kim. she is very caring, kind, and respectful.
Apr 18, 2016
Always caring, gives my great advice of how to stay healthier, and my labs are looking a lot better
Apr 18, 2016
Dr. Kim is an outstanding primary care physician and is very thorough. I never feel rushed and am comfortable with asking any questions about my health.
Apr 15, 2016
I have already recommended Dr. Kim to others. She is efficient and thorough.
Apr 13, 2016
Dr. Kim is a kind and conscientious person. She always takes the time to explain things to me. If I send her a note she gets back to me quickly and I appreciate that.
Apr 13, 2016
Dr. Kim is a concerned and caring and highly competent physician - She is an all-star!!
Apr 8, 2016
Dr. Kim is always fantastic in addressing questions and taking necessary time to make sure I understand what she is telling me and what I need to do. Love her!
Apr 8, 2016
Dr. Kim is always prompt, professional and puts me at ease during my examination and during our discussions.
Apr 6, 2016
Dr Kim was wonderful..
Apr 1, 2016
I have been looking for a new doctors. I finally found Dr.Kim. I'm so happy with her.
March 28, 2016
Dr. kim is the best! I would recommend her to anyone. So caring and thorough!
March 24, 2016
Dr. Kim is excellent, always shows competence and genuine concerns for my needs and questions.
March 10, 2016
Best Doctor I have seen at Geisinger.
March 9, 2016
Dr Kim and Bill are great
March 3, 2016
Came home with 7 prescriptions for upper respiratory problems. Covered from green zone breathing problem to red zone.
Feb 29, 2016
I have confidence that Dr. Kim cares about my medical needs and pays close attention to my health concerns