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Edward Kim, MD

Dr. Kim is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, breast cancer, sarcoma, and brain and central nervous system cancers.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe in individualized care and making decisions with my patients as a partnership.

Dr. Kim's Resume


Title

  • Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Radiation Oncologist, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Radiation Oncologist, SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center
  • Radiation Oncologist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Radiation Oncologist, Harborview Medical Center

Clinical Expertise

Gastrointestinal cancers, sarcoma, general radiation oncology, breast cancer, Gamma knife radiosurgery, intraoperative radiation therapy

Experience

Dr. Kim’s practice includes general radiation oncology with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies, breast malignancies, and gamma knife radiosurgery.

He is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Brachytherapy Society and the Radiological Society of North America and has published peer-reviewed papers on prostate cancer, breast cancer, radiosurgery, and liver radiotherapy as well as book chapters on rectal cancers and sarcomas.

Education And Training

  • Medical Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Internship: University Hospitals of Cleveland Internal Medicine
  • Residency: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
     

Dr. Kim's Story


Dr. Edward Kim is an assistant professor at the UW School of Medicine. He graduated from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and completed his residency at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology. Prior to joining the team at Northwest Hospital in July 2010, he was an assistant professor at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

“I am extremely excited to join the faculty at a top 10 cancer research center like the University of Washington.”

Dr. Kim’s practice includes general radiation oncology, but with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies, breast malignancies and gamma knife radiosurgery. He is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Brachytherapy Society and the Radiological Society of North America and has published peer-reviewed papers on prostate cancer, breast cancer, radiosurgery, and liver radiotherapy as well as book chapters on rectal cancers and sarcomas. He has also served on the scientific review committees for ASTRO, served as a scientific moderator for RSNA, and served as a reviewer for several medical journals including Cancer.

A firm believer in patient-centered care, Dr. Kim strives to create an environment where patients are welcome and feel comfortable. He is committed to spending extra time with his patients and their family members to answer questions and empower them in the healing process. He believes in working with patients to ensure they can continue their lives while undergoing radiation treatment.