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Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery Residency


Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS is Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director for the General Surgery Residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL.

Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Northwestern University in 2000 and completed his general surgery residency training at the State University of New York in Stony Brook in 2007. He completed his fellowship training in surgical oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia in 2009.

Prior to coming to SIU, Dr. Kim was the Edward & Freda Green Professor in Surgical Oncology and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He also served as Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency and Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.

Dr. Kim has clinical expertise in the management of breast cancer, melanoma, gastrointestinal tract tumors (stomach, esophagus, small intestine, colon, rectum), pancreatic and hepatobiliary tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, and peritoneal carcinomatosis.

Dr. Kim is an active member and has committee appointments for multiple national organizations, including the Society of University Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, Association for Surgical Education, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. He has extensive research experience in clinical oncology and surgical education. He has authored more than 35 peer-reviewed publications, as well as 7 book chapters.


Medical School: 
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University - MD
Stony Brook University Medical Center - Resident, General Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center - Chief Resident, General Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University - Fellowship, Surgical Oncology


Printable CV: 
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