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Edward Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

415-885-3606 - Clinic Office
415-885-7678 - Clinic Fax
415-885-3625 - Academic Office
415-885-3886 - Academic Fax
Edward.Kim@ucsfmedctr.org
 

Education

  • 1988-92 Yale University, New Haven, CT - B.S., Magna cum laude Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • 1995-2000 University of California, San Francisco - M.D.

Residencies

  • 2000-01  University of California, San Francisco - Intern, Surgery
  • 2001-05  University of California, San Francisco - Resident, Surgery
  • 2005-06  University of California, San Francisco - Chief Resident, Surgery

Fellowships

  • 2006-07 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis - Fellow, Colorectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 2007
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2009

Clinical Expertise

Biography

Dr. Ed Kim is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He specializes in colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Kim completed his undergraduate education at Yale University, graduating magna cum laude. Before starting his medical education at UCSF, he served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in the Fiji Islands as a fisheries extension officer.

Dr. Kim earned his medical degree at UCSF in 2000, where he received the Nusz-Galante Award for outstanding medical students in surgery. He completed his general surgery residency at UCSF in 2006. In recognition of his accomplishments and talent in the field, Dr. Kim won the "Achievement Award for Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon" in 2006. Highly respected by his peers, Dr. Kim was named to the list of U.S. News "Top Doctors," which denotes the top 10% of physicians within a region practicing a given specialty.

After his residency, Dr. Kim completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He joined the UCSF faculty in 2007. Dr. Kim has a strong clinical interest in laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery and also the management of perianal fistula. His academic interest is in surgical education. Dr. Kim is the director of the Surgical Skills Center at UCSF and is involved in teaching technical skills to UCSF surgery residents. He is also an attending surgeon at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

 

Publications

  1. Beard JH, O'sullivan P, Palmer BJ, Qiu M, Kim EH. Peer assisted learning in surgical skills laboratory training: a pilot study. Med Teach. 2012; 34(11):957-9. View in PubMed
  2. Kobayashi SA, Jamshidi R, O'Sullivan P, Palmer B, Hirose S, Stewart L, Kim EH. Bringing the skills laboratory home: an affordable webcam-based personal trainer for developing laparoscopic skills. J Surg Educ. 2011 Mar-Apr; 68(2):105-9. View in PubMed
  3. Kim EH, Hoge SG, Lightner AM, Grady EF, Coelho AM, Kirkwood KS. Activation of nociceptive neurons in T9 and T10 in cerulein pancreatitis. J Surg Res. 2004 Apr; 117(2):195-201. View in PubMed
  4. Maa J, Grady EF, Kim EH, Yoshimi SK, Hutter MM, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. NK-1 receptor desensitization and neutral endopeptidase terminate SP-induced pancreatic plasma extravasation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2000 Oct; 279(4):G726-32. View in PubMed
  5. Maa J, Grady EF, Yoshimi SK, Drasin TE, Kim EH, Hutter MM, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. Substance P is a determinant of lethality in diet-induced hemorrhagic pancreatitis in mice. Surgery. 2000 Aug; 128(2):232-9. View in PubMed
  6. Grady EF, Yoshimi SK, Maa J, Valeroso D, Vartanian RK, Rahim S, Kim EH, Gerard C, Gerard N, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. Substance P mediates inflammatory oedema in acute pancreatitis via activation of the neurokinin-1 receptor in rats and mice. Br J Pharmacol. 2000 Jun; 130(3):505-12. View in PubMed
  7. Kirkwood KS, Kim EH, He XD, Calaustro EQ, Domush C, Yoshimi SK, Grady EF, Maa J, Bunnett NW, Debas HT. Substance P inhibits pancreatic exocrine secretion via a neural mechanism. Am J Physiol. 1999 Aug; 277(2 Pt 1):G314-20. View in PubMed
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