Central Peninsula Gastroenterology
Central Peninsula Gastroenterology: Your Partner in Digestive Health
Welcome to Central Peninsula Gastroenterology, where compassionate care meets a passion for digestive health. Meet our esteemed physician, Dr. Bill Kim, whose journey from the heartland of Iowa to the breathtaking landscapes of Alaska defines a commitment to excellence and a love for the community.
Gastroenterology is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the digestive system. Medical professionals specializing in gastroenterology are called gastroenterologists. The digestive system includes organs such as the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Gastroenterologists are trained to manage a wide range of conditions related to the digestive system.
About Dr. Bill Kim:
Dr. Bill Kim’s roots in Muscatine, Iowa, shaped his character as an active sports enthusiast and devoted outdoorsman. His academic journey took him to the University of Iowa, where he excelled in both his undergraduate studies and medical school. Dr. Kim’s pursuit of excellence continued with an Internal Medicine residency at the LAC-Harbor UCLA Medical Center, followed by a Gastroenterology fellowship at the prestigious UCLA Center for Health Sciences. He proudly holds board certifications in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Kim Enamored with Alaska:
In 2007, Dr. Kim discovered his love for Alaska during a fishing and hunting trip with his son. This transformative experience led him to establish his Alaska practice in January 2018. In January 2024, Dr. Kim joined Central Peninsula Hospital, with the opening of Central Peninsula Gastroenterology, bringing his wealth of expertise to the heart of the Kenai Peninsula.
Dr. Kim’s approach to healthcare is rooted in spending quality time with his patients, ensuring a thorough understanding of their concerns. His genuine connection with the people of the Kenai Peninsula is reflected in the personalized care he provides.
A Life Beyond Medicine:
Beyond his medical pursuits, Dr. Kim is an avid adventurer. From skiing in various forms to racing a Legends car at Twin Cities Raceway, from cycling and golfing to hiking and hunting, Dr. Kim embraces the Alaskan outdoors. His love for fishing and motorcycle adventures, including a ride to Prudhoe Bay in the summer of 2023, showcases his passion for exploring the vast landscapes of Alaska.
Choose Central Peninsula Gastroenterology for a healthcare experience that combines expertise, compassion, and a genuine love for the Alaskan way of life. Your digestive health journey starts here.
Contact and Location
240 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK 99669