David Kim MD

Professor (CHS)

  • Vice Chair of Education
  • Residency Program Director
Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

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  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Internship: University of Michigan Medical Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Residency: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (St. Louis, MO)
  • Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC)



David H. Kim, MD, FACR, FSAR, Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director, joined the UW Department of Radiology faculty in 2005. He attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, where he received a combined undergraduate/medical degree through the Inteflex program. Dr. Kim went to Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in Saint Louis, MO for his Diagnostic Radiology residency followed by a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. He spent 5 years at Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics in Memphis, TN prior to joining the Abdominal Division at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Kim was the first author in an original research paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2007, and co-authored a reference CT colonography textbook. In total, he has authored or co-authored over 90 peer-reviewed publications and 40 book chapters. Dr. Kim originally joined the faculty as the Residency Program Director and continues to serve in this role as well as oversee the educational efforts for the Department as the Vice Chair of Education. The Radiology residency program was rated the top radiology residency program in 2017 on Aunt Minnie. He also serves as Chair of the RSNA Scientific Program Committee (2017-2020) as well as an Associate Editor for Abdominal Radiology. Dr. Kim’s research interests primarily revolve around CT colonography and Rectal Cancer MR staging.