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Sugene Kim MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon
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  •  M.D, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU
    M.D, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU
  • Average appointment wait:
    Average appointment wait: Couple of days
  • The Woodlands
    The Woodlands
  • English

More about Dr. Sugene Kim


Dr. Sugene Kim is a highly qualified professional, possessing two board certifications from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Additionally, she is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Her expertise and warm personality have made her a popular choice among clients living near The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, TX, and other parts of the Houston area. She is appreciated by her peers and patients alike, who have come to recognize her as a caring and sympathetic doctor.

The esteemed Dr. Sugene Kim is renowned among plastic surgeons in Houston. She has obtained impressive qualifications and is highly praised for her artistry and skill in aesthetic treatments. As a well-accomplished plastic surgeon, she established SGK Plastic Surgery, which is the preeminent private plastic surgery center in The Woodlands. Kim and her medical and cosmetic staff are passionate about customer service and the beauty of their practice. They cherish each patient and strive for them to be satisfied and confident with the results of their surgical or non-surgical procedure. Her luxurious clinic, SGK, offers remarkable individual service, and great results, and carries out careful patient safety protocols.


  • Graduated: Magna Cum Laude in molecular biophysics & biochemistry, Yale University

  • Medical: M.D, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU

  • Residency: General Surgery, Georgetown University

  • Residency: Reconstructive Microsurgery, Montefiore Medical Center.

Board Certifications

  • Board-Certified, Plastic Surgery, The American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Board-Certified, General Surgery, The American Board of Surgery

Professional Societies

  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

  • The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

  • The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)

Featured Procedures by Sugene Kim

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Arm Lift

An Arm Lift, also known as Brachioplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that reshapes and contours the upper arms. It is often used to reduce the appearance of loose, sagging skin that can result from aging or extreme weight loss.
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Breast Lift

A Breast Lift is a surgical procedure designed to improve the shape and position of the breasts. The procedure involves the removal of skin and the tightening of the underlying breast tissue to raise the breasts.
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Sugene Kim’s Journey

Dr. Kim attained her degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry with great distinction from Yale University, which provided her with a solid foundation for her plastic surgery career. Later, she procured her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU, and completed her general surgery residency at Georgetown University, where she was a chief administrative resident. She continued honing her surgical skills under the guidance of Dr. Berish Strauch, a reconstructive microsurgery expert at Montefiore Medical Center. Furthermore, she took her surgical proficiency to a higher level by undergoing cosmetic plastic surgery training with some of the leading cosmetic surgeons located on Park Avenue in New York City. 

Afterward, she moved to Houston to further her education in advanced breast reconstruction at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she has been bestowed the privilege of being a clinical fellow. Dr. Kim is committed to providing her patients with the safest and highest quality of care and treatment. Her plastic surgery clinic is certified by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). The clinic's surgical center is not only safe but also a tranquil and intimate setting, favored by individuals who want exceptional outcomes and a luxurious atmosphere.

Frequently asked questions

SGK Plastic Surgery 10080 Research Forest Dr. The Woodlands, TX 77354
Dr. Kim has earned a reputation as an outstanding plastic surgeon in the Houston area. She is well-known for her unique skills and ability to provide exceptional cosmetic procedures.
Yes, Dr. Kim is double Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
Yes, certain appointments can be made virtually. It is best to call to see if your particular concern can be addressed through a virtual consultation.
Dr. Kim offers a wide variety of procedures including Abdominoplasty, Arm Lift, Breast Lift, Chin Augmentation, Dermaplaning, Endoscopic, Brow Lift, Laser Hair Removal, and much more.

Other procedures by Sugene Kim

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Brow Lift

An aesthetic process termed a brow lift or forehead lift is conducted to enhance the look of the forehead, eyes, and eyelids located at the top.
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Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal is a safe and effective way to get rid of unwanted body hair. It is a non-invasive procedure that uses laser energy to target and destroys hair follicles, resulting in permanent hair reduction.
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