Beware of Shady Practices and Subpar Results. San Francisco, CA

First of all, let me warn you that if you post any...

First of all, let me warn you that if you post any negative reviews on Yelp, Dr. Kim will promptly block you and delete your review. This is by far the shadiest business practice I've encountered, EVER.

Now I'm writing on Realself, hoping to god this guy doesn't pay someone off to delete my review, ONCE AGAIN.

Now, let me tell you about my terrible experience with Dr. Kim:

I wanted to get my nostrils reduced (alar base reduction) and I booked my appointment with Dr. Kim. On surgery day, I was told to stop by his office. I was extremely surprised that the surgery would take place in his office (not an operating room) which looked more like a dentist's office, without any help from any nurses or assistants.

He then proceeded to inject me with some local anesthesia on my nose, which did hurt/sting quite a bit. Once my nose was numb, he proceeded to start the procedure. Mind you, I was awake the entire time, making me extremely anxious. Once the procedure was done, he handed me a mirror and I was horrified; my nose was extremely swollen and my left nostril was way bigger than the right. I was appalled at the result but I tried to calm myself down thinking the swelling would subside and it would look normal in a few weeks... it did not. Following the surgery, I was completely depressed and dissatisfied with my nose. I was also left with a huge scar on the alar base of my left nostril.

I wish I could say nice things about Dr. Kim, yet the only nice thing I can say is that his bedside manner is great. That's it. The rhinoplasty results I got from him are subpar and I wish everyday I could turn back time so that I had picked another surgeon.
Bay Area Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kim deleted my reviews on Yelp because I gave him 1 star. This is extremely worrisome for potential customers who might think he's the best of the best. The results I got from the rhinoplasty procedure I got were atrocious. Please read my full review for more details.

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
1 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
1 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
3 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
2 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
3 out of 5 stars Payment process
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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