Richard Kim M.D. is a Service Chief of GI Oncology, tenured Associate Staff in the department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Associate Professor at University of South Florida. Dr. Kim received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine (combined 6 year BS/MD program) and completed the residency program in internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He pursued a post-doctoral fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Yale University Comprehensive Cancer Center in New Haven, CT.
Before coming to Moffitt in 2010, Dr. Kim was an associate physician in gastrointestinal malignancies at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center and a clinical assistant professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interests focus on gastrointestinal tumors, in particular hepatobiliary and colon cancer. He is a principal investigator in multiple investigator-initiated and pharmaceutical phase I, II , III trials using immunotherapy and novel targeted agents.
Dr. Kim has published in many peer reviewed journals including Lancet Oncology, British Journal of Cancer, Annals of Oncology, Cancer and Journal of Clinical Oncology along with many book chapters. He has been an ad hoc editorial reviewer for many professional journals, including Journal of Clinical oncology, Annals of Oncology, Cancer and Lancet Oncology.
Dr. Kim was named 2008 Teacher of the Year at the Cleveland Clinic and selected for the 2008 Southwest Oncology Group Young Investigator Program. In 2013 he was awarded Junior Faculty Research Award at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and is currently a member of NCI Rectal/anal Task Force.