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Joohyun Kim, MD, PhD

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Hepatobiliary Surgery, Transplant Surgery
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Transplant Center-Froedtert Hospital 414-805-6061
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Dr. Kim served as a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Organ Transplantation at the Kyung Hee University Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea.   He most recently completed a fellowship in solid organ transplantation at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).   His experience in Korea and at MCV included advanced training in live-donor liver transplantation.

Dr. Kim’s international academic activities include presentations at the International Liver Transplantation Society in New York, the International Congress of the Transplantation Society in Sydney, Australia, the Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver in Seoul, South Korea, and the World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association in Mumbai, India.   His research focuses on liver regeneration, organ preservation, and liver cancer biology in the hopes of contributing to the successful outcomes of solid organ transplants for patients.


Diseases & Conditions

Bile Duct Cancer
End-Stage Liver Disease
End-Stage Renal Disease
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Liver Tumors
Portal Hypertension
Surgical Diseases of Liver, Bile Ducts, Pancreas
Type 1 Diabetes

Treatment & Services

Hepatobiliary Surgery
Kidney Transplantation
Liver Transplantation
Pancreas Transplantation

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Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Transplant Center - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine - Seoul - South Korea - Doctor of Medicine - (1999)

Seoul National University Hospital - Korea - Fellowship in Liver Surgery and Transplantation - (2009)

Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine - Seoul - South Korea - PhD - (2011)

Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth - Richmond - Fellowship in Abdominal Transplantation - (2013)

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