Billy J. Kim, MD, FACS
Dr. Billy Kim
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
Board Certified General Surgeon
Meet Dr. Kim
3901 Central Pike | Suite 555
Hermitage, TN 37076
TEL 615.874.9667 FAX 615.871.9682
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4:30pm
St. Thomas Midtown Hospital
Centennial Medical Center
Skyline Medical Center
Summit Medical Center
Summit Surgery Center
Awake Carotid Endarterectomy
Carotid Artery Stent
Dialysis Access Surgery
Dialysis Shunt Insertion/Removal
Endovenous Laser Ablation
Hybrid Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Lower Extremity Amputation
Mesenteric Aneurysms and Occlusive Disease
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Reflux Vein Closure
Thoracic Debranching for Arch Aneurysmal Disease
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Upper Extremity Endovascular
Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Spider Vein Treatment
Varicose Vein Treatment
Phlebectomy of Varicose Veins
Type B Aortic Dissections
Varicose Vein Treatment
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Every year, the beginning of September marks the beginning of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. As you can tell by the name, the goal of this month is to raise awareness for PAD and encourage anyone at risk to get screened for PAD. Now, if you don’t...
Overview - PAD Awareness The first step for increased PAD awareness is understanding the disease. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disease in which fatty plaque builds up in the arteries causing the reduction of blood flow to your head, organs,...
Robotic surgery is the newest form of minimally invasive surgery. With more surgical robots being produced, their benefits are becoming more available to patients. One innovative device in particular is the da Vinci® Surgical System. Specifically, this system allows...
TCAR - A New, Less-invasive Procedure For Patients At Risk Of A Stroke Recently at The Surgical Clinic, we began offering a new procedure for our patients who showed signs of a stroke. Many have experienced the benefits of this less invasive carotid artery treatment....
What are Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms? Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are blood-filled balloon-like bulges that grow slowly over time. AAA's in particular, happen in a part of your aorta that runs through your abdomen. The aorta is the largest artery in your body. Its...
Millions of Americans suffer from varicose veins. Varicose veins are unsightly, painful, and can disrupt your body's ability to circulate blood effectively. If you have a diagnosis of varicose veins, you may have questions. Here are a few answers to frequently asked...
Many people don't associate veins with pain, but when you develop varicose veins, you live with daily discomfort. Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic problem; they can cause swelling, dangerous blood clots, inflammation, and even ulcers under the skin. As a result,...
Learn About Peripheral Arterial Disease Peripheral arterial disease, also known as peripheral artery disease (PAD), refers to clogged blood vessels in the legs and arms. This disease affects approximately 10 million American adults age 50 and older. However, not all...
Dr. Billy Kim, a Vascular Surgeon with The Surgical Clinic, treats patients experiencing Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Statistics indicate that 14-20% of adults in the developed world have a chronic lack of blood flow to the legs. This blood flow impediment comes...