June 3, 2021 — Endocrine and general surgeon Ki Won Kim, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Kim’s primary clinical interests are diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, including thyroid cancer, goiter, Graves’ disease, primary hyperparathyroidism, and adrenal adenomas. He is skilled in laparoscopic and open surgery for acute and chronic abdominal conditions, including appendicitis, diverticulitis, bowel obstructions, gallbladder disease, hernias, and soft tissue masses.
“I believe that honesty and integrity are paramount in conversations,” says Dr. Kim. “I make sure each patient is aware of all the different options, risks, and benefits associated with surgery.” He adds, “In carrying out an operation, I hold myself to the highest standards of safety and excellence.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Dr. Kim to the Englewood Health Physician Network,” says Dr. McGinty, chief of surgery and surgical services at Englewood Health, “Dr. Kim’s expertise in laparoscopic surgery and procedures, in addition to his extensive work with endocrine disorders will continue to build on the depth of our surgical department in both services, and the areas we serve.”
Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Kim received his MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in Manhattan. He did a general surgery residency, and was chief resident, at Montefiore Medical Center (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), in the Bronx, New York, followed by an endocrine surgery fellowship at the University of Miami–Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami, Florida. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. In addition to English, Dr. Kim is conversationally fluent in Korean and Spanish.