Joseph Kim, MD

  • Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
4.85 out of 5

Conditions

Procedures Performed

  • Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Robotic surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas, stomach, and small intestine

About

Joseph Kim, MD, FACS, earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Dr. Kim completed a clinical and research fellowship in surgical oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California. Additionally, Dr. Kim’s experience includes surgical oncology leadership roles at City of Hope in Duarte, California, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he specialized in gastrointestinal cancers.

His clinical interests include the surgical treatment of hepatobiliary, gastric and pancreatic cancers. Dr. Kim performs hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), an innovative procedure that delivers chemotherapy to the abdomen during surgery. He has performed more than 100 complex robotic GI procedures and has more than 15 years of experience with HIPEC procedures.

Dr. Kim is board certified in surgical oncology and specializes in the treatment of hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal cancers. He is a member of the surgical oncology team at the UK Markey Cancer Center dedicated to multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Surgery
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    Markey Cancer Center's Dr. Joseph Kim discusses HIPEC and surgical oncology
    Joseph Kim, MD - UK HealthCare
    Markey Cancer Center's Dr. Joseph Kim discusses HIPEC and surgical oncology

Training & Education

Degree

Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill.

Residency

General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Fellowship

Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, Calif.

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Surgery

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.85 out of 5
9 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    May 18th 2022
    Great experience

    Patient Review

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    April 13th 2022
    Good

    Patient Review

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    March 30th 2022
    Dr.Kim is a great caring MD with amazing knowledge for healthcare. He explains things perfectly.

    Patient Review

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    March 16th 2022
    Dr Kim is an amazing surgeon but his genuine care for his patients has me always recommending him!!! Outstanding asset for UK healthcare!!!

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    February 16th 2022
    Great
    • Patient Review

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      November 10th 2021
      *Dr. Kim is amazing!! professional, knowledgeable, and the most compassion I have ever received from a physician -
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      October 6th 2021
      Good.
    • Patient Review

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      September 15th 2021
      Definitly will recommend. The whole office is so welcoming.
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      September 15th 2021
      The resident (don't remember her name) was very attentive and knowledgeable. Dr. Joseph Kim is a wonderful doctor, caring and so knowledgeable.