About Dr. Taek Kim, M.D. – Chicago HCG Diet Specialist
Taek Kim, M.D. is a cosmetic surgeon known throughout Chicago’s western suburbs for his innovative, personalized, and caring approach to helping men and women achieve the look they desire. A Korean-born, U.S.-trained physician, Dr. Kim combines decades of experience with leading-edge technology to provide superb results through his “awake” procedures at Renaissance Cosmetic Laser & Surgery.
Dr. Kim is a board-certified gynecologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. His specialties range from advanced endoscopic procedures, female urological disorders, and cosmetic gynecology to liposuction, breast enhancement, facial rejuvenation, and varicose vein treatment.
Medical Training and Experience
Dr. Kim began his medical career in South Korea. After graduating from Yonsei University Severance Medical School in Seoul, Dr. Kim became a captain in the armed services, serving as a flight surgeon for both Korean and American troops in Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) 44. Upon relocating to the United States, Dr. Kim has served as a physician in numerous hospitals in the Chicagoland area and has performed over 8,000 surgeries.
Named “Best Surgeon”
Dr. Kim continues to work at many local hospitals. He was voted “Best Surgeon” at Hinsdale Hospital and was appointed by the administration to be a member of the teaching faculty for the residency program. As such, he is a speaker, instructor, and mentor to many younger generation physicians in the local area. Dr. Kim is a proud father of three children and resides in Oak Brook with his wife.
- FAACS: Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- AACLS: American Academy of Cosmetic Laser Surgery
- AAOCG: American Academy of Cosmetic Gynecology
- ISCG: International Society of Cosmetogynecology
- ASLMS: American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
- FACOG: Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- AMA: American Medical Association
- ISMS: Illinois State Medical Society
Medical School: Yonsei University Severance Medical School, Seoul, Korea
Internship: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residency: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Affiliated Hospitals (past and present): Hinsdale Hospital, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Edward Hospital, Columbus Hospital, St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital
Also please remember that HCG injections for weight loss should only be taken after consulting a physician. Dr. Taek Kim will perform tests to determine if the HCG injection protocol is the proper weight loss solution for you. Congratulations on taking charge of your health!