Grace E. Kim, MD

Surgical pathologist

Dr. Grace E. Kim is vice chair of clinical services and director of surgical pathology in the Department of Pathology. She is board certified in anatomic and pediatric pathology. Her areas of specialty includes pancreatic, liver and pediatric conditions. Her research focus is in pancreatic neoplasms and pediatric liver cholestatic disorders.

Kim earned a medical degree at Loma Linda University and completed her anatomic pathology residency and a surgical pathology fellowship at Stanford University. She also completed a pediatric pathology fellowship at the Children's Medical Center of Dallas. She joined UCSF in 2000.

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Loma Linda University School of Medicine 1995


Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Anatomic Pathology 1996


Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Surgical Pathology 1998
Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Pediatric Pathology 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nakamura T, Zhu G, Ranek MJ, Kokkonen-Simon K, Zhang M, Kim GE, Tsujita K, Kass DA. Prevention of PKG-1a Oxidation Suppresses Antihypertrophic/Antifibrotic Effects From PDE5 Inhibition but not sGC Stimulation. Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Mar; 11(3):e004740.
  2. Chung HS, Kim GE, Holewinski RJ, Venkatraman V, Zhu G, Bedja D, Kass DA, Van Eyk JE. Transient receptor potential channel 6 regulates abnormal cardiac S-nitrosylation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Dec 12; 114(50):E10763-E10771.
  3. Muraki T, Kim GE, Reid MD, Mittal P, Bedolla G, Memis B, Pehlivanoglu B, Freedman A, Erbarut Seven I, Choi H, Kooby D, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Krasinskas A, Adsay V. Paraduodenal Pancreatitis: Imaging and Pathologic Correlation of 47 Cases Elucidates Distinct Subtypes and the Factors Involved in its Etiopathogenesis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Oct; 41(10):1347-1363.

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