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Dr. Hidenao Kimura, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

**New patients please arrive 15 minutes early to appointment.Bring ID and Insurance card ** Dr. Kimura is a board certified internal medicine physician who is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has completed his postgraduate training at John Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kimura has 18 years of clinical experience in the Portland area. Dr. Kimura became a physician because he felt a career dedicated to caring for people suffering from illness would be rewarding and satisfying. He noted, “What I enjoy most about being a physician is having long term relationships with my patients, and being able to make a positive impact on their health.” Dr. Kimura decided to move into private practice in 2010, where the environment would be more conducive to delivering patient-centered/personal health care, rather than the interests of groups or hospitals.” He truly enjoys the autonomy and freedom to make decisions that are most beneficial for his patients, and seeing satisfactions in their faces. In his practice, Dr. Kimura emphasizes the importance of listening, and having compassion for his patients. He says, “I think it is very important for physicians to put themselves in the patient’s position.” Dr. Kimura lives in Beaverton, Oregon with his wife, two daughters and one son. Away from his practice, Dr. Kimura enjoys various sport activities, ranging from running, tennis, and dressage riding. He runs the Portland Marathon annually, and ran the Boston Marathon in 2010. He also loves to cook gourmet meals for his family,listening/learning about classical music and spends quality time with his family on his spare time. Dr. Kimura is fluent in conversational Japanes

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Legacy Meridian Park Hospital

Education and training

  • Medical School - Georgetown University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University, Sinai Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco (Residency)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1770519340

Office locations

Hidenao Kimura, MD

6475 SW Borland Road, Suite J

Tualatin, OR 97062

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He takes his time and listens without feeling your being rushed Caring physician
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I found Dr Kimura to be very soft spoken and attentive. He was very professional.
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I scheduled an appointment through Zocdoc for a PAP test. Drove 30-40 minutes to my noon appointment and after waiting for 30 minutes the Dr. said he didn't have time for a PAP? What is up with that?
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Very professional, he cares and has a plan
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He wouldn't treat me for my pain, said I had to find a different doctor.
Less than 6 months ago
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He is very professional, shows a sincere interest in my health.
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A little soft spoken for my hard of hearing Mother, but I felt that he addressed all our concerns.
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I visited Dr. Kimura for a routine physical this month (July). I called ahead because I was running about 20 minutes. Luckily, he was still able to see me. The waiting room had a palm tree and a bamboo plant. Amedical assistant weighed me and took my blood pressure. The doctor asked a few questions and checked my chest. He seemed personable and professional. He sent me to get blood tests at a lab the day after the physical. Dr, Kimura’s office is close to the Bridgeport Mall in Tualatin and it was easy to find. I used Google Maps.
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Very good Doctor, I'm glad I made the appointment and I'll go back.
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The visit was pleasant, but brief. The doctor has a conversational way with him which I would have liked more time to explore. I look forward to my next visit. The staff are all very nice.
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A waste of time
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I felt really comfortable with the doctor. He was very approachable and listened and made sure he addressed your concerns.
Less than 1 year ago
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Spent 30 minutes with on initial meeting going over complex history and did lab tests and set up appt for me for next day to review labs with me. Excellent start
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Dr. Kimura was patient, knowledgeable, kind, and answered all my questions. He ran several tests to make sure he was correct in his assessment, and made sure I felt comfortable throughout the examination. My lone issue is the wait and thestaff at his office. I had a 7:30am appointment and I believe there was one patient there before me, but none after. It took 25-30 minutes before I was placed in the room, and it wasn't until the doctor was about to come in before the nurse realized I was a new patient and had to fill out documentation. I had sent all documentation through Zocdoc prior to coming in, and had scanned my insurance card as well, but I guess maybe they don't review that information.... Sure they could be more efficient, and it was quite annoying seeing as they weren't busy, but the experience I had with Dr. Kimura is why I'll be back next time.
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Very accommodating and seemed genuinely interested in assisting me with primary care related activities. I understand we live in a capitalist society but rarely have I encountered a doctor quite as friendly/thorough as him.
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Since I had pre-filled out my forms on ZocDoc I only had to wait a few minutes. Dr Kimura did a nice job with our first meeting diagnosis.
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An excellent first appointment. The proof of the pudding will be in the planned follow-ups.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Kimora impressed immeadiately with both his professional, concern and friendly manner. His staff as well all seemed infused with the same qualities. I would be most confident in recommending Dr. Kimura to anyone!
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The office is closed for lunch from 1:30 - 2:30 so when I came early for my 2:30 appointment as zoc doc suggested, I had to wait outside in the rain.
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He listens and truly cares about the health and well-being of his patients
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Completely irresponsible doctor when he is held accountable for any error or mistake he has made on a prescription. Would not interpret my lab results, not provide me a discharge after visit summary.
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Amy daughter and I were very pleased with Dr. Kimora's kindness and concern regarding doing all that can be done to help me overcome my injuries. Since I was in severe back pain, it was very hard for me to sitwaiting for him for an hour and one-half. Nevertheless, I look forward to seeing him and his pleasant staff again.
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Took time to get a good foundation as a new patient. Very personable.
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I felt like Dr Kimura listened to me about my conerns and addressed what he could right away at the visit. I would absolutely recommend him to others.
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Being new to his practice, I really liked how he and I were on the same page as to how to proceed with my issue. Very responsive to my input!
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Dr. Kimura is a breath of fresh air. I have finally found a Doctor that is caring, smart, compassionate. He wants to work with you to make sure you have the best medical care available
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Dr. Kimura is a kind and compassionate physician.
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Dr. Kimura is by far the best provider I've had the pleasure of seeing in 10 years. He's a welcome ray of sunshine. He's very knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. After the first visit I felt as though a big cloud hasbeen lifted. I have hope, there is no doubt in my mind that he'll make sure that I'll be around for many years to come and I look forward to many many healthy and happy senior years. Thank you doctor for being there!!!
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It was a good meeting. First time we met.
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It was a very pleasant experience, the doctor is very kind, and caring. And knowledgeable. I highly recommend this doctor to anyone.
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The dr. Is great if you do not want to ask any questions. He spends about 10 min. with you. He does All the talking, you do none. Over my dozen or so visits, I had to ask an assistant ifhe was done or co ing back. Done everytime, and on with the next patient. He ca be rude with his approach. I have stage 4 liver disease, and it's quite important that I can ask questions. Not with this doctor. Staff is nice enough, however right hand never knows what left hand is doing between Dr. and staff. Not at all a professional acting Dr. In my opinion. I happened to watch Dr. Oz on cable t.v. just before my termination of Dr. Kimura. He suggested that if your Dr. doesn't have time for you and your questions, find a new Dr. right away. My guess is that he spends 5-10 minutes with me on average though his summary papers suggest something all together different.
More than 1 year ago
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After seeing Dr. Kimura for almost a year, I came to a conclusion that I am never going back. He would ask me to do some tests and come to see him and then he would ask for more tests andsubsequently more visits . This was going on for months before I figured out that he is just milking me and my insurance. One last note, he will not spend more than ten minutes with me as he is always in hurry and one day he saw me for only five mins and told me that he has a lot going on and cannot focus on our discussion and requested that I schedule another visit, and guess what he still billed me for that. Along with the finacial burden, the sicological toll was unbearable as I thought there is something wrong with me before I realised that he is just tricking me in order to squeeze more money from my pocket. I am busy right now but I will definetly look into options to sue him to make sure that no one will fall for his unethical behaviour.
More than 1 year ago
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Exceptional care for patients.
More than 1 year ago
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I'm so pleased to have met him and I feel so at ease that he will be my new dr. I feel like I'm in good hands with a professional that will take me seriously and give me care that isthorough. For the first time in a long time I feel listened to.
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The wait time was a little long because the doctor had a patient emergency earlier but the receptionist called and notified us there would be a wait and offered to reschedule my appointment for the next day. I didn't mind waitingso kept the appointment despite the anticipated wait. Really appreciated the option offered.
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The staff was friendly and conversational. Everything was handled in a professional way. The wait time was within an acceptable limit.
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I am new in the area and was looking for a general practice doctor when I visited Dr. Kimura. However, it became apparent during the visit that he focuses on internal medicine issues rather than general health issues. He is probablyfine for patients that have specific internal medicine issues but not ideal as a general practitioner. (I was also a little disappointed in his assistant since the assistant made a couple of mistakes when organizing my prescriptions.)
More than 1 year ago
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Great bed side manner, informative and helpful.
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I did have to wait, but it was a first appointment with paperwork and such so it wasn't such a big deal. Dr. Kimura was just awesome. I have been trying to find a decent doctor for quite a while buttime and time again I felt rushed, like they were trying to push me out as quickly as possible, whether all my concerns were addressed or not. Dr. Kimura took the time to ask many questions, allow me to ask questions, etc. He generally just made me feel comfortable and made me feel like he really wanted to address every issue I had. He actually looked me in the eye and told me he would do everything he could to improve my quality of life. That meant a lot. Also, you can tell he runs the entire office this way. His medical assistants and receptionists are all the same way. They are welcoming and all introduced themselves, telling me where they would usually be, what their typical roles would be, etc. By the end of my first visit I felt as though I had been a patient for years. For the first time in over 3 years I truly feel like my healthcare is in the right hands. It's a great feeling. Thank you Dr. Kimura and thank you to the entire staff. I have hope now.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Kimura invests time with me to fully understand my wellness needs. He engages with other professionals as needed and does not rely excessively on medications.
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Mr. Kimura listens to his patients and explains things thoroughly when asked. He cares about your well-being and truly works to find a solution for your problems! What more could you ask for?
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Kimura seems professionally quite good. This was my second visit with him and he treated my issues succesfully. I intend to discuss other medical issues that I have been dealing with very soon.
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Dr Kimura was very kind and thoughtful while working with me. He took time to listen to all my concerns and had my bests interests in mind during my visit.
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He was outstanding, really cares about you, glad I chose him
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Dr. Kimura was caring, compassionate, listened to my concerns, and addressed them all! His staff was courteous and friendly:) I felt cared about by this doctor and his staff, he will be my primary care doctor without a doubt! I highly recommend Dr. Kimura:)
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Excellent.Very caring and personal doctor.Friendly and accommodating. I have found a caring and compassionate doctor. I was interested in discussing with Dr. Kimura . So happy he is my primary care physician.
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Very caring and personal doctor. I personaly feel that his professionalism is beyond expectations. I am truly blessed to have found such a caring and compasionate doctor.
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Excellent. Thorough and takes a long time with you. Very professional. Friendly and accomodating. Listens to you, answers questions, offers solutions and advice.
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He is wonderful and very caring.
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Best doctor I've ever known.
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