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Susan Kim, MD

4.9 out of 5 (222 Ratings)


Cancer Care / Hematology and Oncology / Medical Oncology / Oncology

About Susan Kim

Dr. Kim earned her medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the Boston University Medical Center in Boston, and completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Before joining Southcoast, she was a hospitalist at Boston Medical Center.

Dr. Kim has done research at the Tufts Medical Center Human Nutrition Research Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Cancer Research and Department of Biology. She was the recipient of a national Nutrition Research Center/USDA Pilot Project Grant to study obesity-associated colorectal cancer.

She is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology.


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Cancer, Oncology & Hematology

206 Mill Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-973-3000

Get Directions 41.6536108 -70.88166089999999

Southcoast Physicians Group Cancer, Oncology & Hematology

506 Prospect St
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-7888

Get Directions 41.7089735 -71.1457696

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

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Patient Comments (64)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Dr. Kim is always wonderful and always answered my question. And her staff is always wonderful.

  • Dr. Kim was very good and caring about my issues. I have to say that before seeing her the MA that went over medications, allergies, checked my vitals and other things was perhaps the nicest person in that position that I have ever run across in all my years as a Southcoast patient. She is definitely a keeper.Thanks for giving me a place to to voice my opinions and feelings!

  • All done well, very well. Thank you very much. Goodbye.

  • All of the staff are highly skilled & genuine people. No improvements needed! Dr Kim is a fabulous doctor & her team is extremely responsive.

  • I have been going to see Dr Kim since 2016. I have the utmost trust in her a AND her staff. I see no reason at this time to change anything.

  • Dr. Kim is the absolute best !

  • I have several concurrent issues. Dr. Kim is careful to defer to my other physicians if need be to weigh in on how best to handle my case.

  • Dr Kim is patient , kind & understanding

  • This appointment was a follow-up visit regarding cancer found last year. The staff and technicians I have dealt with during all my visits have been curtious and professional. I have been satisfied and confident that my care has been first and foremost.

  • My treatments were always handled in a professional manner. Always in language that I could understand. Questions were always answered. I felt like I was being treated like a family member and not just another patient.

  • Dr. Kim is the best!!! I have referred family to see her. I have the utmost confidence in her. She is thorough, knowledgeable, caring. I am extremely happy with the care that I have received. Her staff both clinical and administrative are also wonderful! I see her as a hematologist but would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a hematologist or oncologist.

  • Everything well done. Survey should have a non applicable option on all questions.

  • I have only had good experiences since coming to SOUTHCOAST, Fairhaven. My three month checkup was equally as good. The staff, provider, Dr. Kim, are always very welcoming and have a gentle approach in providing very good health care. I feel listened to and never feel rushed in questioning an aspect of my health that I am not sure of or asking for further understanding of side effects on medications prescribed. Continue doing what you know you do well.

  • Always friendly and professional,on time and helpful.Was happy with care and people there.

  • I was extremely impressed with my visit with Dr. Kim. I've never been to such a well-run facility.

  • There isn't one think that I would change in the care I was provided

  • Everything went well.

  • responded to my concerns

  • On time Spoken to immediately when I arrived Respectful DR Kim was very engaging Made patient feel relaxed

  • Dr. Kim and her staff are very caring and helpful. Any questions I have are explained to me in "layman" terms. I highly recommend Dr. Kim and her staff.

  • Dr. Kim was so professional, caring and she really looked into everything that I needed to know and my questions were all answered over the top. I would recommend her. Felt so comfortable with her and definitely was a wonderful experience.

  • Dr. Kim is just amazing. She's so patient and understanding, plus she's funny.

  • Everyone from the front desk, to the nurses, to the doctor were amazing. Finding out you have cancer is devastating but the team in this office put me right at ease and explained everything in a caring way. There aren't enough words for me to say how grateful I am thay I ended up here.

  • Dr. Kim is a good listener and I believe she does research...she seems to know the skinny on any issue or question I have.

  • All staff work so well together. Friendly, efficient and they offer compassion and great explanations.

  • Dr. Kim is the absolute best !

  • Dr. Kim does a wonderful job. She addresses any concerns have and it is a pleasure to have her treat my condition.

  • When I go to my appointments at the oncology center, I always feel very comfortable, as I know I can discuss my problems and ask questions, and will be listened to and advised.

  • I wouldn't change anything big. The staff has been wonderful.

  • Dr Kim and company were very respectful and genuine.

  • From the very start speaking with [Name]l to meeting Dr Kim & [Name] to checking out, going to blood lab, X-ray, every single person we encountered was very caring, kind & friendly. We felt so much weight lifted off of our shoulders knowing we have the care & support of such a professional & caring team, we felt relieved & blessed. Thank you so much!

  • Nothing could've been done, better. Everybody was wonderful. It was a great experience. Thank you so much.

  • Excellent care is given at this facility. Mainly due to the high standards of Dr. Kim. I feel very confident in my care.

  • My care team (Dr Kim, [Name]u00A0, and the lab staff) are always caring and professional, and answer any questions I have to my satisfaction. My Chemo nurse ([Name]u00A0) made my course of treatment almost enjoyable! She's friendly and personable enough to make me relax -but remains very professional…even when she was joking to ease my anxiety. All of the staff at the chemo center were excellent-I have zero complaints!

  • Dr Susan Kim is the best

  • Dr. Kim was outstanding. She was thorough and I understood the information very well. I think that she is a trusted provider and I would absolutely. trust her with my care.

  • Dr Kim and her staff are wonderful! I trust and love them all especially Dr Kim. She's amazing

  • Dr Kim is respectful, professional, yet warm and caring. Excellent listener; explainsctreatment options very well.


  • I have always been treated with respect with anyone I have come in contact at this center.

  • Everyone is kind, considerate and professional at all times. Dr. Kim is exceptional.

  • Dr. Kim is excellent. She is one of the best doctors we know, very able to help and to fix medical issues and to communicate to me what she's doing, and she does it very well. She's very caring, very personable. We really appreciate her.

  • I have never seen a group that cares about the patient it is the best place I have ever been in my life

  • In the more than 1.5 yrs that I've been using the infusion unitservices at SC Cancer Center,I have been extremely impressed with every person who works there, in all apects of patient care and treatment. I have been a cancer patient at TuftsMed Center, Mass General Hosp, and currently at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in a clinical trial. My care at SC Cancer Center rates right up there with these other hospitals. Thank you!

  • Good

  • Everything was great

  • From the moment Dr. Kim stepped into the room I felt comfortable and she truly showed that she cared about me as a patient.At the end of my appointment she addressed all my concerns and stresses.Knowing she is my oncologist is knowing I'm in great care. She is awesome!!!

  • Everyone is about taking care of your health. PLeasant ! Thank you!

  • Dr Kim and her office have always been very helpful and accommodating. I always feel like I am in good hands.

  • The oncology Cancer Center is the gem in the whole South Coast system. If you wanted to provide an example for other departments on how to run friendly. Efficiently. You just couldn't do any better. It's the best medical team I've ever seen. And I'm a registered nurse and I was a respiratory therapist for 21 years before that. I just find them extraordinary. And brief explanation on the question that included having someone come along the... you had rules... you have rules in place against at. And that's I'm totally fine with that. I came alone and that was great. But I just wanted to make it clear that I was listening to the questions in judging them as I showed up again. You there. It's just simply it's that rare thing where there's no room for improvement.

  • All my questions were well addressed I left with a great feeling of accomplishment and a new outlook on an existing problem

  • I'm always filled with positive feelings when I leave the office

  • All staff that I have met during my first encounter in August to my recent visit this month have been courteous, caring and professional. I have had and continue to have the utmost confidence regarding my care as I move forward with my treatment.

  • Every time I go for an appointment there the care and timely service is impeccable I'm very grateful thank you.

  • Dr. Kim took time to listen to and consider some issues and symptoms I have, though they are largely unrelated to the condition for which she has seen me. (pulmonary emboli)

  • Everyone is great at this facility live my nurse practitioner never have problems with appointments just a great place would recommend to anyone

  • I have been Dr. Kim's patient for seven years ... we understand each other! She is the best.

  • Everyone was courteous and ver friendly.

  • I love that Dr Kim runs on time, so efficient and didn't make you feel rushed and listened to what I had to say!

  • Dr. Kim is always very friendly and explains everything in laymen terms. She is a very caring Doctor. I highly recommend her should you need an Oncologist.

  • Dr Kim, you are just simply amazing. I would trust you with any decision on my medical issue. I hope this survey gets to you and know you are a true role model to all doctors. I really feel you are the most intelligent and professional physician I have ever met. Thank you for putting up with me for so many years and helping me so much. I feel so much better thanks to you. [Name] you are amazing too! So warm and caring!!! My heart goes out to all of you! Keep smiling! :)

  • Dr. Kim is the best

  • Dr Kim is absolutely wonderful. I trust her expertise. She is very knowledgeable and kind.

  • I have been a patient for over 10 years. In the beginning my oncologist and I did not communicate well. I changed my oncologist and am now very happy and satisfied with her treatment and the way she suggests and explains things to me.

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