Medical Director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Clinical Research
Associate Professor of Medicine (Clin X)
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Dr. Kim believes in high quality, innovative, and compassionate care of his patients. Dr. Kim believes in a team-based approach to patient care, utilizing expertise of nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and consultants to provide complete care for his patients.
Dr. Kim is an adult medical oncologist who specializes in medical treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies including pancreatic, hepatocellular, biliary, esophageal, gastric, and colorectal cancers.
He has expertise in conducting clinical trials for these malignancies and has a particular interest in novel treatments for pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Kim’s research includes developing and conducting clinical trials for gastrointestinal malignancies. He has a particular interest in translational and clinical research for pancreatic cancer.
His laboratory research is focused in 2 primary areas: 1) investigation and development of novel rational combinations of drugs for pancreatic cancer, and 2) development of patient-derived models of pancreatic cancer (including patient-derived xenografts and patient-derived organoids) to enhance pre-clinical evaluation of promising new therapeutics for pancreatic cancer.
Hematology and Oncology
A.B., Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1997
M.D., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY 2005
Ph.D., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY 2003
Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2005-2007
Hematology/Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2007-2011
NCI Cancer Clinical Team Leadership Award, 2015
ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award - GI Cancers Symposium, 2011
Mark Roth Memorial Award, 2010