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Edward Kim, M.D.

Edward Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

UCSF Medical Center
(415) 885-3606 Patients & Clinic

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 UCSF Medical Center 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. 

Most recent publications from a total of 15
  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 Jul - Aug; 75(4):1087-1095. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  7. Chern H, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Kim EH.. Home Video Curriculum for Basic Surgical Skills. Med Ed Portal. 2014. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  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. View in PubMed
  10. Molloy JW, Kim E, Mahadevan U. Do Side-by-Side Anastomoses Decrease the Risk of Recurrence in Crohn's Disease?. 2010. View in PubMed
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