Joseph Kim, MD

  • Surgical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Surgical Oncology


  • Adhesion Lysis
  • Appendectomy
  • Benign Hepatobiliary Conditions
  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cysts
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Lipomas
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Skin Abscess
  • Stomach Cancer

Locations &


Surgical Oncology at Englewood


350 Engle Street 6th Floor, Berrie Center Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-608-2800
Fax: 201-608-2478


Please call the office to schedule an appointment.


Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional


  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ


  • UMR


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage


About Joseph Kim

Dr. Kim specializes in complex general surgical oncology and hepatobiliary surgery. His clinical interests include tumors of the colon and rectum, gallbladder, adrenal glands, liver, pancreas, and stomach, as well as soft tissue sarcomas and melanoma.  Additionally, he treats benign conditions of the liver and pancreas, and complex hepatobiliary disease. He has extensive experience in robotic surgery and advanced laparoscopic techniques. Dr. Kim received his MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), in Manhattan, and did an abdominal transplant fellowship (liver and kidney transplant and hepatobiliary surgery) at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine), in Chicago, followed by a complex general surgical oncology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Kim is a member of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. He joined Englewood Health Physician Network in 2024.

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


General Surgery: Mount Sinai Hospital


Complex General Surgical Oncology: Mount Sinai Hospital

Abdominal Transplant Surgery: Northwestern University

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology (American Board of Surgery)
  • Surgery (American Board of Surgery)



Feferman Y, Bhagwandin S, Kim J, Aycart SN, Feingold D, Labow DM, Sarpel U. Conflicting Data on the Incidence of Leukopenia and Neutropenia After Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Mitomycin C. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;24(13):3831-3836, Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Feferman Y, Solomon D, Bhagwandin S, Kim J, Aycart SN, Feingold D, Sarpel U, Labow DM. Sites of Recurrence After Complete Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Colorectal and Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma: A Tertiary Center Experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Feb;26(2):482-489, Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Kim JJ, Lim JY, Nguyen SQ. Laparoscopic resection of gastro-intestinal stromal tumors: Does laparoscopic surgery provide an adequate oncologic resection? World J Gastrointest Endosc 2017; 9(9): 448-455

Kim J, Bhagwandin S, Labow DM. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: a review. Ann Transl Med. 2017 Jun;5(11):236. Kim JJ, Hiotis SP, Sur MD. Gastric Reflux Into the Gallbladder After EUS-guided Stenting-Letter to the Editor Regarding "EUS-guided Versus Percutaneous Gallbladder Drainage: Isn't It Time to Convert?" J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Lim JY, Kim J, Nguyen SQ. Laparoscopic surgery in the management of Crohn’s disease. World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 2014; 5(3): 200-204

Rao A, Polanco A, Qiu S, Kim J, Chin EH, Divino CM, Nguyen SQ. Safety of outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly: analysis of 15,248 patients using the NSQIP database. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Dec;217(6):1038-43.

Kim J, Nguyen S, Leung P, Divino C. Cecal bascule after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. JSLS. 2013 Jul-Sep;17(3):484-6.