About Elizabeth Kim, MD
Elizabeth Kim, MD practices in Beverly Hills at Cedars Sinai Medical Group as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kim was invited to join RealSelf in 2011, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status.
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Posted by Cindy R
I needed to find a good plastic surgeon for my Double Mastectomy. I did considerable research and Dr. Betty Kim came highly recommended by two different doctors. After meeting with a few other plastic surgeons to be sure I was making the right decision I decided to use Dr. Kim and I'm so thankful I did. This was a very tough surgery physically and emotionally and she was very helpful and explained everything to me in detail. She went over all the paperwork with me page by page instead of most Dr's that would just leave you to it. I always come in with a laundry list of questions and she goes thru them with me one by one...I never feel rushed and she never makes me feel like she has more important things to do. I love that she goes the extra mile for her patients and makes sure they are getting the best job possible. I also love that this approach is one her staff also employs...everyone of them is kind, knowledgeable and incredibly helpful.
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Posted by mbaker24
Referred by another Beverly Hills physician. I considered breast reduction for many years and actually consulted with another breast surgeon a couple of years ago. I decided against surgery at that time because of repeated office visits and my concern with the outcome. My visit with Dr. Kim was much different. On the first visit Dr. Kim asked me pertinent questions and we decided on surgery. I was amazed with the results, no ugly scars and no pain! I feel and look like a younger version of myself -- and I have a waist again! I want other women know they can loose the matronly look and feel good about themselves again. All pros and no cons with Dr. Kim's surgery!
Posted by A7325000
Dr. Jason Cohen, my cancer surgeon referred me to Dr. Betty Kim. Dr. Betty Kim is a phenomenal plastic surgeon. She is extremely professional and knowledgeable. She arms you with all the information you need to make an informed decision. Dr. Kim didn’t rush me through the consultation; her explanations of the surgical procedures and what to expect were very patient friendly. Dr. Kim made me feel at ease with the surgical procedures that I was having. I feel she won’t tell you what you want to hear, but will be honest and give you her expert medical opinion. After my surgery, Dr. Kim followed up with me to ensure that I was doing okay, not just in the form of an office visit, but by calling me on the phone, at home after the procedure. Her bedside manner is the best, she is kind and caring. When I first went to Dr. Kim’s office, I just wanted to be cancer free. It didn’t matter to me at the time whether I had breast or not. After a couple of visits, I was on board to have reconstructive breast surgery. In talking to her, I was convinced that once I had finished the process I would feel whole and wouldn’t have a constant reminder of what I had been through. I am very pleased with the outcome. My experience with Dr. Kim and her office staff was great. I didn’t have one bad experience in my dealings with them over the last year. The staff was always professional, polite and very helpful. I can’t think of anything that I wish I had known and wasn’t told or treatment I felt I didn’t receive. If you have to go through breast cancer, I can’t think of a better plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon’s office to be in the hands of. Dr. Betty Kim is a “Rock Star” to me!
Posted by johnna m
Through my general surgeon,she was highly recommended! Well lets start by saying no one really wants a double mastectomy having said that Dr.Kim was the BEST!.. I did not think I could look as "normal" as I do and even still feel pretty!!!... Dr.KIM was very patient and Kind during the hard choices i had to make along the way and after the surgeries.:)
Posted by 1989
She is a perfectionist and the only doctor I will see for any treatments. Dr. Kim is always incredibly honest about what is needed and careful to never do too much. I can not recommend her enough.
Posted by CDCD5
Through a friend
Posted by mom824
Dr. Kim has a great bedside manner and throughly explained everything to me. She is also a very caring person. Also, I had to call Dr Kim's office the day after surgery each time and I found her office staff to be excellent. They were very responsive and got my questions answered very quickly.
Posted by lmhinweho
I was referred to her by an ER doctor at Cedars Sinai when it became clear that one of his colleagues had messed up on a deep cut on my hand. Betty was so wonderful fixing my hand I decided to fix my "mother's eyelids" that were threatening to impair my vision. Scary decision. GREAT decision.
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Posted by botoxreviewer6
Dr. Kim and her staff are extremely good at what they do and they make the experience very pleasant.
Posted by happiness123
Dr. Kim! I'm very happy with my results. I had severe back pain constantly and now my back feels amazing-thanks to Dr. Kim. She made me feel very comfortable and explained everything to me very well. I never felt ignored or uneducated about the procedure. She made me feel comfortable and I'm very happy with the results.
Posted by debbs2298
referral from my surgical oncologistI am currently in the middle of my reconstruction process. This was a preventative procedure because I am positive for the BRCA1 gene. Some of my skin died after my mastectomies and Dr Kim has been helpful in trying to remedy this. Dr Kim is very patient, friendly, explains everything, answers any questions that I have. She discussed my options clearly and helped me to come to a good decision on certain issues. She is knowledgeable and I highly recommend her.
Posted by finetunemx
my primary dr, Dr Susan Baker. my experience was completely positive. everything discussed was right in line with what I expected. the environment was clean and positive. Dr Kims assistants were great. the offices were clean and professional. the support staff was helpful. There was never a substantial waiting period that took place.
Posted by Happynikki
Through a friend who had work done with Dr Kim
Posted by MeMe61
Dr. Kim performed some scar revisions on my niece, and when I saw the tiny, perfect little sutures, I was extremely impressed. I went in for a consult and after meeting her, I was sold. She is such a "girlfriend", a beautiful woman herself and as smart as they come. I also appreciate that she will refuse procedures she knows are not the right choice. She honestly described what she could do and the results were even better than predicted. Well-educated and sporting the latest techniques, Dr. Elizabeth Kim is the new Premiere Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon. From start to finish, the experience and result was flawless. Dr. Kim is personable, a perfectionist and a highly skilled and artistic surgeon. I have had surgery before with a WELL-known Bev Hills surgeon and Dr. Kim's work is superior. Put yourself in her hands. You can be confident you will be safe and your results will far surpass your expectations. What a smart lady, so easy going and attentive! The Best!
Posted by AndreaSS
I found her by my collegue and recomend her to all my friends.
Posted by lesliecalif
My breast implant ruptured. I had several consultations with other doctors within Cedar Sinai. I chose Dr. Kim because she was a female who really listened to my fears about under going another surgery. She explained in detail what she was going to do. I did not feel rushed. I am pleased with the end result.
Posted by sfazeli
I will upload before and after pictures soon.
Posted by shanlm
I was referred to Dr. Kim by a dermatologist in the Cedars Sinai Hospital. Mixed feelings.
Posted by Catiedid
Posted by Breast01
Dr Kim was a wonderful plastic surgeon I couldn't have asked for a more supportive and skillful doctor. Not only did she do a fantastic job of reconstructing my breasts but she provided wonderful Comic relief before and after my surgeries. I would recommend her to women of all ages who are looking for a superb plastic surgeon. after having many consultations with a variety of plastic surgeons prior to choosing her as my doctor, I believe doctor Kim is truly the best!!!
Posted by EChristineI
Dr. Kim made me feel very comfortable throughout the process from the consult to the procedure to the follow up appointments afterwards. She is very caring and thorough and high highly recommend her. Many of my friends are booking consultations with her as they are so impressed with how mine look.
Posted by mastectomy01
Dr. Kim is a true 5 star in my opinion. She is super knowledgeable, caring, and sensitive individual. She was patient with me and took her time to make sure all of my questions were answered. Her staff is very friendly and professional. I felt that I was part of the family anytime I visited the office. I felt Dr. Kim and her staff truly cared for me and my well being.
Treatments offered at Cedars Sinai Medical Group
Education / Training
Medical: MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine