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Soo Kim Abboud, MD

Soo Kim Abboud, MD Physician

Section Chief, Otorhinolaryngology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • Korean

Dr. Abboud is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Soo Kim Abboud

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2012-2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Otorhinolaryngology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Otolaryngology, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Broken Nose (Nose Fracture)
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Ear Infection - Middle Ear (Otitis Media)
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Goiter
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarseness
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inverted Papilloma
  • Jaw Disorders
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mouth Infections
  • Nasal Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nose Bleed
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Oral Pain
  • Oropharyngeal Disorders
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sinonasal Mucocele
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smell Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Throat Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Removal Surgery (Tonsillectomy)
  • Tonsillitis (Tonsil Inflammation)
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Lesion
  • Voice Disorders
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, National Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Abboud is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Sjogren's syndrome

Selected Publications:

Coblens OM, Jian B, Abboud SK: Melanin-Producing Medullary Thyroid Cancer- A Case Report Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas : 2015.

Lee JM, Abboud SK, Leahy KP, Mirza N: The Management of Sports-Related Laryngeal Trauma. Combined Sections Meeting: Triologic Society, Miami, Fl : 2012.

Cohen MA, Mirza N, Dow K, Abboud SK: Presentation and Publication Rates among Women and Men at AAO-HNS Meetings ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 74 (6): 325-9,2012.

Leibowitz J, Hashmi N, Mirza N, Abboud SK.: Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Nasopharynx Treated with Surgery and Adjuvant Radiation: Case Report and Review of the Literature. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 12 (2): 2011.

Abboud SK: Treatment of Other Sicca Symptoms: Dry Ears,Nose,and Sinuses The New Sjogren's Syndrome Handbook : 218-221,2011.

Abboud SK, Cohen MA, Dow K, Mirza N: Presentation and Subsequent Publication Rates Among Women and Men at the Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meetings Over a 5-Year Period. Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery annual meeting,San Diego, CA. : 2009.

Leibowitz J, Hashmi N, Mirza N, Abboud SK: Case Report: Isolated Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Nasopharynx Treated with Surgical Resection Followed by Radiation Therapy. Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Phoenix, Arizona. : 2009.

Abboud, Soo Kim: Orofacial Pain, Clinical Pain Syndromes Anesthesia Pocket Consult: Pain Management : 2008.

Chennupati SK, Sparano AM, Dow KR, Mirza N, Abboud SK: Tonsillar Hypertrophy a More Frequent Cause of Sleep Apnea in African-American Patients: Incidence and Implications for Treatment and Long-term Sequelae PAO-HNS Meeting, Bedford Springs, PA : 2008.

Abboud, Joseph A. and Abboud, Soo Kim: No More Joint Pain Yale University Press : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

3737 Market Street
3rd Floor
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Penn Medicine University City

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9900
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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