NPI 1003006826
Acupuncturist in Valencia, CA

NPI Status: Active since July 27, 2007

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23300 CINEMA DR STE 240
ZIP 91355
Phone: (661) 753-7911

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  • Individual
  • Male
  • Acupuncturist


Dong Kim is a provider established in Valencia, California and his medical specialization is Acupuncturist. The healthcare provider is registered in the NPI registry with number 1003006826 assigned on July 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 171100000X with license number L.AC10880 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 16 years ago.

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23300 CINEMA DR STE 240 VALENCIA, CA 91355
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(661) 753-7911
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23300 CINEMA DR STE 240 VALENCIA, CA 91355
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(661) 753-7911
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An acupuncturist like Dong Kim specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing some diseases using acupuncture needles. Acupuncturists carefully insert and manipulate fine, solid needles at specific points on the skin to achieve therapeutic benefits. Modern medicine explains that acupuncture works by stimulating the nervous system, causing the body to release certain chemicals, including endorphins, in the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These chemicals assist the body in managing and regulating pain. Other commonly used treatment methods in acupuncture include herbs or mixtures of herbs, and acupressure, which involves massaging acupuncture points instead of using needles.

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An acupuncturist is a person who performs ancient therapy for alleviation of pain, anesthesia and treatment of some diseases. Acupuncturists use long, fine needles inserted into specific points in order to treat painful conditions or produce anesthesia.

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NPI Validation Check Digit Calculation

The following table explains the step by step NPI number validation process using the ISO standard Luhn algorithm.

Start with the original NPI number, the last digit is the check digit and is not used in the calculation.
Step 1: Double the value of the alternate digits, beginning with the rightmost digit.
Step 2: Add all the doubled and unaffected individual digits from step 1 plus the constant number 24.
2 + 0 + 0 + 3 + 0 + 0 + 1 + 2 + 8 + 4 + 24 = 44
Step 3: Subtract the total obtained in step 2 from the next higher number ending in zero, the result is the check digit.
50 - 44 = 66

The NPI number 1003006826 is valid because the calculated check digit 6 using the Luhn validation algorithm matches the last digit of the original NPI number.

Frequently Asked Questions

The NPI number assigned to this healthcare provider is 1003006826, enumerated in the NPI registry as an "individual" on July 27, 2007

The provider is located at 23300 Cinema Dr Ste 240 Valencia, Ca 91355 and the phone number is (661) 753-7911

The provider's speciality is Acupuncturist with taxonomy code 171100000X

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