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Edward Kim, M.D.

Edward Kim, M.D.

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Division of Surgical Oncology

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
  • Anal Cancer
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Presacral Tumors
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Edward Kim, M.D. is a colorectal surgeon at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Kim is also Director of the Surgical Skills Center for general surgery residents. 

 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. 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. 

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  1. Salesky M, Kaur G, Weiser L, Thompson A, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Surgical support team: Lessons learned after piloting a near peer support program for medical students during their core surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2023 02; 225(2):429-431. View in PubMed
  2. Hernandez S, Song S, Nnamani Silva ON, Anderson C, Kim AS, Campbell AR, Kim EH, Alseidi A, Wick EC, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Third year medical student knowledge gaps after a virtual surgical rotation. Am J Surg. 2022 07; 224(1 Pt B):366-370. View in PubMed
  3. Weiser L, Nnamani Silva ON, Thompson A, Hernandez S, Kelly YM, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Paying it forward: A pilot program for near-peer support for medical students during the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2021 09; 222(3):501-503. View in PubMed
  4. Nnamani Silva ON, Hernandez S, Kim AS, Campbell AR, Kim EH, Alseidi A, Wick EC, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Where Do We Go From Here? Assessing Medical Students' Surgery Clerkship Preparedness During COVID-19. J Surg Educ. 2021 Sep-Oct; 78(5):1574-1582. View in PubMed
  5. Hernandez S, Nnamani Silva ON, Lin MYC, Kim EH, Sosa JA, Campbell AR, O'Sullivan PS, Roman SA. Near-Peer Learning During the Surgical Clerkship: A Way to Facilitate Learning After a 15-Month Preclinical Curriculum. J Surg Educ. 2021 May-Jun; 78(3):828-835. View in PubMed
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