Education

Fellowship
Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
Residency
Urology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2007
Internship
Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2002
Degree
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 2001

Medical Board Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013
Urology
American Board of Urology, 2011

State License

A99141
  • About Me

    About Me

    Assistant Professor, Division of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Urology.
    Dr. Kim received her medical degree from the highly regarded combined BA/MD program at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine. She completed Residency in Urology at Cleveland Clinic during which time she dedicated a year in basic science research focusing on animal models of incontinence. After finishing two years of fellowship in Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA, she was recruited to join Dr. Shlomo Raz and Dr. Larissa Rodriguez in their Division.

    Dr. Kim’s clinical interests encompasses neurogenic and non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction, urinary and fecal incontinence, neuromodulation for overactive bladder and urinary retention, vaginal prolapse, genitourinary reconstruction, and other areas of pelvic medicine, including pelvic pain and sexual disorders. She has trained extensively in pelvic floor reconstruction and robotic/ laparoscopic surgery to provide innovative quality care to help patients regain function and improve quality of life.

  • Locations

    Frank Clark Urological Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 140
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-794-7700
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013
    Urology
    American Board of Urology, 2011

    Education

    Fellowship
    Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
    Residency
    Urology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2007
    Internship
    Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2002
    Degree
    MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 2001
  • Clinical Interests
    • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Robotic Surgery for Vaginal Prolapse
    • Robotic Surgery-Female Urology/Pelvic Medicine
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Tract Infection (Female)
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Overactive bladder, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    In the News

    Awards

    • 2007 Visiting Resident, Harry M. Spence Visiting Professorship, UT Southwestern Urology
    • 2006–2007 Traveling Resident Scholarship to Vietnam, International Volunteers in Urology
    • 2005 Third Place in Resident Research Essay Contest, Ohio Urological Society Meeting
    • 2004 Eli Lilly Scholarship, American Urogynecology Society/Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
    • 2001 Arnold Award for Excellence in Urology, Baylor College of Medicine
    • 2001 Winner of The James K. Alexander Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine
    • 1993–2001 Rice / Baylor Scholar, Combined B.A./M.D. Program
    • 1997 J.S. Fulton Outstanding Senior Award, Rice University
    • 1993–1997 Herbert S. Allen Merit Scholarship, Rice University
    • 1993–1997 President’s Honor Roll, Rice University
    • 1993–1997 Robert J. Byrd Merit Scholarship, Texas Board of Education
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