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Joohyun Kim, MD, PhD

Joohyun Kim, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Transplant Center-Froedtert

(414) 955-6920




  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Diseases & Conditions

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

Treatments & Services

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation

Clinic Locations

Transplant Center - Froedtert

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
Phone:(414) 955-6920
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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.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine - Seoul, South Korea (1999)
  • Fellowship in Liver Surgery and Transplantation - Seoul National University Hospital - Korea (2009)
  • PhD - Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine - Seoul, South Korea (2011)
  • Fellowship in Abdominal Transplantation - Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth - Richmond (2013)
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