Gene H. Kim

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Dermatology Director of Dermatopathology

Areas of treatment:



  • Dermatology
  • Pathology


  • Department of Dermatology


  • English

Gene H. Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Dermatology
Director of Dermatopathology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Dr. Kim is an assistant professor of dermatology and pathology at USC where he serves as the director of dermatopathology. He joined the Keck School of Medicine in July 2008.

Dr. Kim has lived and trained in many parts of the United States.  Most recently, he completed a dermatopathology fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. Prior to that, he joined the faculty at Indiana University Department of Dermatology in Indianapolis.

Dr. Kim completed his dermatology residency at New York University in Manhattan where he also served as chief resident. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University and Indiana University, respectively.

Dr. Kim has earned numerous academic distinctions during his career.  In addition to these distinctions, Dr. Kim has also won awards for community service leadership. Dr. Kim cares for patients with all types of dermatologic conditions. He is also available for dermatopathology consultations.


BS, Duke University, Durham, NC
MD, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN


University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA


New York University, New York, NY


Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


American Board of Dermatology
Subspecialty Board of Dermatopathology

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology


George Lipken Award in Dermatology
North American Hair Research Society Fellow
Marcus Ravdin Award for Highest Academic Honor
Chancellor's Scholar Award
Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
Golden Key National Honor Society