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Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia

Dr. John Kim, M.D., M.S., grew up in Maryland and attended undergraduate school at Johns Hopkins University. After graduating, he went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He moved to Dallas to complete a residency at the University of Texas Southwestern, serving an additional year as Chief Resident.

He followed this up with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Columbia University. Dr. Kim completed a T32 research training fellowship at Columbia and earned a Master of Science in Patient-Oriented Research/Biostatistics from the Mailman School of Public Health. In 2019, Dr. Kim joined UVA as an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Kim’s research interests are in identifying modifiable risk factors that may contribute to pulmonary fibrosis, with a particular focus in fatty acids and sleep disorder breathing.

Outside of work, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, cooking, and reading.


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    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
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