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    Brian Kim, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressHCC 300A 1510 San Pablo Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
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      Dr. Brian Kim is a transplant hepatologist specializing in the treatment of patients with hepatitis C, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

      Dr. Kim’s clinical research interests include liver transplantation, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, acute liver failure and complications of portal hypertension. He has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in liver disease and liver transplantation.

      He graduated with a bachelor of science in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from Yale University. He received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Columbia University New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He then completed gastroenterology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland and transplant hepatology fellowship training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.


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      1998  - 1999National Merit Scholar
      Yale Club of Chicago Foundation1998  - 1999Scholar
      1998  - 2002Robert C. Byrd Scholar
      Theodore F. Myers and Margaret B Myers1999  - 2000Scholar
      2001  - 2002William Grey Warden Scholar
      Yale University 2002Summa Cum Laude
      2002Phi Beta Kappa
      USA Funds Access to Education2002  - 2006Scholar
      Scholar2003  - 2004Ewha University Alumnae Association
      2004  - 2006Louis and Rachel Rudin Scholar
      Columbia Residency Program2009Hospitalist Resident of the Year
      2010Falcon Award for Patient Care
      American College of Gastroenterology2011Presidential Poster Award
      American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases2013Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award

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      1. Kim B, Tan A, Limketkai BN, Pinney SP, Schiano TD. Comparison of outcome in patients with versus without ascites referred for either cardiac transplantation or ventricular assist device placement. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 15; 116(10):1596-600. PMID: 26385517.
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      2. Kim B. Innate lymphoid cells in the skin. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Mar; 135(3):673-678. PMID: 25339380; PMCID: PMC4556524.
      3. Jodorkovsky D, Price JC, Kim B, Dhalla S, Stein EM, Clarke JO. Multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH testing is clinically useful in the management of patients with gastroesophageal reflux symptoms. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Aug; 59(8):1817-22. PMID: 24563276.
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      4. Kim B, Lashkari A, Vongtama R, Lee SP, Parker RG. Effect of pelvic lymph node irradiation in salvage therapy for patients with prostate cancer with a biochemical relapse following radical prostatectomy. Clin Prostate Cancer. 2004 Sep; 3(2):93-7. PMID: 15479492.
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      5. Kim B, Vongtama R, Juillard G. Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma: case series and literature review. Am J Otolaryngol. 2004 May-Jun; 25(3):162-6. PMID: 15124164.
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      6. Kim B, Illes J, Kaplan RT, Reiss A, Atlas SW. Incidental findings on pediatric MR images of the brain. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 23(10):1674-7. PMID: 12427622.
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