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Rush S. Dickson Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Genetics

Areas of Interest

Bladder and Kidney cancer, Genomics and Cancer Biology


Dr. Kim is a laboratory-based physician-scientist whose research and clinical practice focuses on bladder and kidney cancers. After completing his clinical oncology training and post-doctoral fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Dr. Kim joined the Division of Oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006. During his time at UNC Dr. Kim has been awarded a number of prestigious grants and awards including the Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, the AACR Kure It Grant for Kidney Cancer Research, and the inaugural Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) Innovation Award. When in clinic Dr. Kim adheres to the philosophy passed down to him from his father: treat patients as if they were your family member.

Education and Training

  • UndergraduateWesleyan University
  • Medical SchoolBrown University School of Medicine
  • ResidencyBeth Israel Hospital
  • FellowshipClinical Fellow in Hematology Oncology, Dana-Farber / Partners Cancer Care
  • Postdoctoral FellowshipDana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School
  • Phone Number

    (919) 966-4765 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, 450 West Dr

    Rm 21-220

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599