Edward H. Kim, MD

Colorectal surgeon

Dr. Edward H. Kim is a colorectal surgeon who cares for patients with disorders of the colon, rectum and anus, using both surgical and nonsurgical approaches. He specializes in minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques.

Kim's research focuses on improving education for surgeons in training.

Kim earned his medical degree at UCSF, where he also completed a residency in surgery, and served as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota.

Kim is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society, Association for Surgical Education, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Pacific Coast Surgical Association and Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.

Clinics

Center for Colorectal Surgery
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 885-3606
Fax: (415) 885-7678

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Edward H. Kim

Education

UCSF 2000

Residencies

UCSF, Surgery 2006

Fellowships

University of Minnesota, Colon and Rectal Surgery 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. 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 Jan 31.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Huang E, Wyles SM, Chern H, Kim E, O'Sullivan P. From novice to master surgeon: improving feedback with a descriptive approach to intraoperative assessment. Am J Surg. 2016 Jul; 212(1):180-7.
  6. Huang E, Chern H, O'Sullivan P, Cook B, McDonald E, Palmer B, Liu T, Kim E. A better way to teach knot tying: a randomized controlled trial comparing the kinesthetic and traditional methods. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):690-4.
  7. Chern H, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Kim EH.. Home Video Curriculum for Basic Surgical Skills. Med Ed Portal. 2014.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Molloy JW, Kim E, Mahadevan U. Do Side-by-Side Anastomoses Decrease the Risk of Recurrence in Crohn's Disease?. 2010.
  11. Kim E, Hwang JM, Garcia-Aguilar J. . Clinical Colorectal Cancer. Local excision for rectal carcinoma. 2008; (7):376-85.
  12. 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.
  13. Maa J, Grady EF, Yoshimi SK, Drasin TE, Kim EH, Hutter MM, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. . Surgery. Substance P is a determinant of lethality in diet-induced hemorrhagic pancreatitis in mice. 2000; 232-9.
  14. 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; (277):314-20.
  15. Chern H, Finlayson E, Gibbs L, Kim EH, Garcia-Aguilar J, Varma M.. Evaluation of Ertapenem Use as a Perioperative Antibiotic in Colorectal Surgery.

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