Samuel Kim, MD

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Interim Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Samuel Kim, MD, is Interim Chief for the Thoracic Surgery Section as well as an Assistant Professor of Surgery here at the UA. He completed his Cardio-thoracic Surgery Residency at the Massachussetts General Hospital. Previously, Dr. Kim completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Pennsylvannia Hospital and earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. 

His specialties include minimally invasive surgery for lung and esophageal cancer, complex esophageal reconstruction, benign esophageal disease, robotic thymectomy, and tracheal resection and reconstruction. Dr. Kim's research interests include invesigating genetic markers associated with improved clinical outcome in lung and esophageal cancer, as well as the development of targeted therapy.

Board Certified General and Thoracic Surgery
 Arizona State Licensure
 7/2010-10/2010- Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery Fellowship under Dr. Luketich, University of Pittsburg
 10/2010-12/2010- Thoracic Surgery Residency under Dr. Claude Deschamps, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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