Brian Kim

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Brian Kim, MD

Specialties:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Languages:

  • English
  • Korean

Brian Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 1
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Brian Kim is a transplant hepatologist specializing in the treatment of patients with hepatitis C, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

He graduated with a bachelor of science in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from Yale University. He received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Columbia University New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He then completed gastroenterology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland and transplant hepatology fellowship training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Dr. Kim’s clinical research interests include liver transplantation, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, acute liver failure and complications of portal hypertension. He has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in liver disease and liver transplantation.

Education:

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2006

Internships:

New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, 2006-2007

Residencies:

New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, 2007-2009

Fellowships:

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2010-2013
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Transplant Hepatology, 2013-2014

Certifications:

Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
Board Certified in Transplant Hepatology

Professional society memberships:

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Transplantation

Awards:

AASLD Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award, 2013
Falcon Award for Patient Care, 2010
Columbia Residency Program Hospitalist Resident of the Year, 2009