The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery
 


Samuel Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Contact Information

Cardiothoracic Surgery: PO Box 245071; Tucson, AZ 85724-5071
Office Room Number
4302
Office Phone
520-626-7813

Practice Locations

Patient Appointments
520-626-7813
Clinics 
The Arizona Cancer Center North, 3838 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
Clinic Fax
520-626-4042

Clinical

Clinical Specialties

Surgery for lung and esophageal  for cancer (VAT, robotics, and traditional), complex esophageal reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery for benign esophageal disease (hiatal, paraesophageal hernia and achalasia), robotic thymectomy, tracheal resection and reconstruction.

Board Certification
2005-2008- Pennsylvania State Licensure
Board Certification
2011-present- Arizona State Licensure
Board Certification
06/2009- Passed written ABS certifying examination
Board Certification
11/2009- Passed ABS Qualifying examination

Education

MD: 2002, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Residency 
2002-2009, General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia PA
2009-2011- Cardio-thoracic Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship 
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

Research

Investigate genetic markers associated with improved clinical outcome in lung and esophageal cancer and  to develop targeted therapy.

Patient Information