Chief of Urology
University of Colorado
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from the University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1989 and went on to complete a trauma research fellowship with Dr. Ernest E. Moore. He also completed the internship in general surgery and residency in urology at the University of Colorado Denver and Loyola University Medical Center (chair-Dr. Robert Flanigan). He later completed an endourology and laparoscopy fellowship at the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at John Hopkins, University School of Medicine under Dr. Louis Kavoussi mentorship.
Dr. Kim has earned several awards including the Presidential Juscelino Kubitschek Medal of honor and the honorary membership of the Society of Brazilian Urology, the Ernest E. Moore trauma award, the Paul Alan Wetter Award, the Brazilian Armed Forces Friendship Bridge Award, The Societa Italiana di Urologia International Guest Recognition, the Brazilian Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Friends Award, Denver Health Medical center physician of the year 2013, Professor Emeritus in Urology, ABC School of Medicine, Sao Bernardo, Brazil and he is a proud member of the American Urological Association Leadership Program Class of 2007.
Dr. Kim has been the American Urological Association’s Host Country Liaison since 2008 when the AUA/SBU annual program began during the annual AUA meeting. He has served as Vice Chair of Technology, Research and Development for the National urological Ultrasound Faculty (American Urological Association and he continues to serve in several committees including the patient safety in surgery and he contributed to the core curriculum program. He has authored more than 150 published articles and he has been the Associate Editor of the Patient Safety Journal in Surgery and successfully funded for his translational research in prostate and kidney cancers, patient safety and health equity for minorities. Dr. Kim is the secretary of the South Central Section (2019-2022).
Saturday, May 4
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM
Sunday, May 5
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM