MBChB, BDS, MSc, FRCS(ORL-HNS), PhD EAR NOSE THROAT & THYROID CONSULTANT

OUR FEES

Information about our fees, additional procedures & hospital fees:

 

Initial Consultation (up to)  £240 

Follow-up Consultation (up to)  £160

Remote Consultation £120


Additional Procedures:

Endoscopic examination*  £100

Microsuction**  £100

Nasal cautery  £75

Hearing test  £60

Tympanometry  £40


* Includes Nasendoscopy (examination of sinuses); Laryngoscopy (examination of larynx/throat)

** Removal of ear wax with the use of specialist finely calibrated suction device


Repeat Prescription – no fee is charged

Medical Report - £100 per report

Telephone consultation & email advice – may be charged from £110

Telephone and email advice is likely to be charged when a significant amount of advice is involved.


A Late Cancellation Fee will apply to self funding and insured patients; where 24 hours’ notice is not given to cancel an appointment.  You will be billed directly for the consultation fee by Medserv Ltd.


Paying for private care

When seeking private medical care you become responsible for settling the fees charged by the consultant, plus any hospital charges and pharmacy costs.  Please confirm with your insurance company whether your policy covers some or all of these costs.  You should check with your insurance company directly. 


What will I be charged?

You will receive an invoice for each consultation with additional charges for specific procedures and tests.  This is billed to your insurance company via Healthcode or, if self funding, an invoice is issued by our accounts handling service; Medserv Ltd.

You may also receive a separate invoice from the hospital where your consultation/ treatment took place, to cover their costs of using and cleaning the equipment provided. This is completely separate to the consultation invoice.  Please enquire directly with the hospital concerned regarding any charges received.


I am covered by health insurance:

Prof Kim is recognised by all the major insurance companies

Some companies have negotiated special rates for consultations and procedures, and these will automatically be applied to your invoice.

There are many variations in policy cover, which differ between companies. Please check with your own insurer on your level of cover.

In almost all cases we charge within insurance company schedules, but your policy may have an excess or shortfall that you are responsible for.


How do I pay?

We will bill your insurer directly where possible.  You will be notified by your insurer of any excess or shortfall payments which should be settled directly with the consultant.  In this instance, you will receive a bill from Medserv to cover the outstanding amount. The practice accepts payment by cheque and via major credit and debit cards.


I am Self Funding:

Following your consultation, you will receive our invoice from Medserv.   You may also receive a separate invoice from the Hospital for any diagnostic tests, and also for the use of their equipment (see Hospital Charges below).


Hospital Charges [Important; please read]

The Hospital will charge for the use of equipment used in these procedures. This applies to Insured and self-funded patients. This fee is totally separate and is in addition to the consultation fee and procedure charges.  For more information about Hospital charges, please speak to a member of the Hospital Outpatient Team.


For further information on Prof Kim's fees, please contact us on:

Tel:  07950 440 575

Email:  enquiry.daekim@gmail.com

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Specialist Surgery

For surgery costs; you will be quoted the surgeon & anaesthetist fee based on your insurers published fees.  For self pay patients, you will receive a quotation from the hospital which will include hospital charges, as well as surgeon & anaesthetist fees. 

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