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Edward Kim, M.D.

Edward Kim, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

UCSF Medical Center
(415) 885-3606 Patients & Clinic

San Francisco VA Medical Center
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-4810
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  • 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.
  • 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
  • 2006-07 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis - Fellow, Colorectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, 2007
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2009

Edward Kim, M.D. is a colorectal surgeon at UCSF Medical Center and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Kim is also Director of the Surgical Skills Center for general surgery residents. 

 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. 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. 

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  1. Nnamani Silva ON, Hernandez S, Kim EH, Kim AS, Gosnell J, Roman SA, Lin MYC. Surgery Clerkship Curriculum Changes at an Academic Institution during the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Educ. 2020 Aug 17. View in PubMed
  2. Green CA, Kim EH, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H. Using Technological Advances to Improve Surgery Curriculum: Experience With a Mobile Application. J Surg Educ. 2018 Jul - Aug; 75(4):1087-1095. View in PubMed
  3. Isaacson D, Green C, Topp K, Kim EH, O'Sullivan P.. Med Ed Portal. Guided Laparoscopic Video Tutorials for Medical Student Instruction in Abdominal Anatomy. 2017. View in PubMed
  4. Green CA, Vaughn CJ, Wyles SM, O'Sullivan PS, Kim EH, Chern H. Evaluation of a Surgery-Based Adjunct Course for Senior Medical Students Entering Surgical Residencies. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul-Aug; 73(4):631-8. View in PubMed
  5. Vaughn CJ, Kim E, O'Sullivan P, Huang E, Lin MY, Wyles S, Palmer SJ, Pierce JL, Chern H.. American Journal of Surgery. Peer Video Review and Feedback Improve Performance in Basic Surgical Skills. 2016; (211):355-60. View in PubMed
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