Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Nick H. Kim, M.D.

Clinical Professor
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Clinical Service Chief, Thornton PCCM



  1. Pulmonary hypertension
  2. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
  3. Balloon pulmonary angioplasty



  1. Clinical trials in pulmonary hypertension
  2. Pre-operative evaluation and treatment outcome in CTEPH



  1. Kim NH, Lang IM. Risk factors for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Eur Respir Rev 2012; 21:27-31.
  2. Jenkins DP, Madani M, Mayer E, Kerr K, Kim N, Klepetko W, Morsolini M, Dartevelle P. Surgical treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Eur Respir J 2013; 41:735-742.
  3. Pepke-Zaba J, Jansa P, Kim NH, Naejie R, Simonneau G. Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Role of medical therapy. Eur Respir J 2013; 41:985-990.
  4. Ghofrani HA, D’Armini AM, Grimminger F, Hoeper MM, Jansa P, Kim NH, Mayer E, Simonneau G, Wilkins MR, Fritsch A, Neuser D, Weimann G, Wang C, for the CHEST-1 study group. Riociguat for the treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. N Engl J Med 2013; 369:809-818.
  5. Kim NH, Delcroix M, Jenkins DP, Channick R, Dartvelle P, Jansa P, Lang I, Madani MM, Ogino H, Pengo V, Mayer E. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013; 62(25 Suppl):D92-9.



  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kim, contact Elizabeth Iniguez at 858-657-7150

To contact Dr. Kim:  h33kim@ucsd.edu