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Edward Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

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

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.

  1. 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
  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
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