Stephen Kim

Stephen Kim, MD

Gastroenterology
Primary Location
Pfleger Liver Institute & General Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
214
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-1039

About

Education/Certification:

  • Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Academic/Professional Title:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Vatch and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Kim's clinical focus involves the application of advanced endoscopic procedures in the diagnosis, treatment and palliation of various gastrointestinal disorders. He is proficient in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), ERCP, endoluminal stenting, deep enteroscopy, and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large colon polyps. His research and clinical interests lie in the endoscopic management of pancreatic diseases.

Dr. Kim received his undergraduate education from Harvard University and earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania after which he spent an extra year as chief medical resident. He then moved to UCLA for his gastroenterology fellowship and faculty career development in advanced endoscopy. He is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine and is an active member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology and American Gastroenterological Association. He is currently the director of the Faculty Career Development in Advanced Endoscopy at UCLA.

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Education

Medical Board Certifications

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2015
UCLA School of Medicine, 2014

Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2010

Internship

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008

Degree

Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 2007

Locations

West Los Angeles

Pfleger Liver Institute & General Surgery

Liver Transplant Surgery| Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery| Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Videos

Endoscopy Video Forum | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Pancreaticobiliary Disease: TheManagement of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Pancreaticobiliary Disease: ERCP | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Managing Complications of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Diagnosing and Managing Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Colorectal Cancer: Screening, Controversy and Management | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Endoscopy Video Forum | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Management of Acute Pancreatitis

Research

Interests

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Gastric Dysplasia
  • Large Colon Polyp Resection
  • Clinical Applications for Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoluminal Stenting
  • Development of New Endoscopic Techniques and Devices

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Awards

  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2021
  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2020
  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2019
  • Los Angeles Magazine Top Docs 2019
  • 2017 Green Apple Teaching Award, UCLA Vatche & Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases
  • 2014 Teaching Fellow of the Year, UCLA Vatche & Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases