Joseph Kim, MD

  • Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
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Procedures Performed

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


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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    Joseph Kim, MD - UK HealthCare
    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


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


General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


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

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Surgery

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