Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Nick H. Kim, M.D.

Clinical Professor
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Service Chief, Thornton PCCM

 

CLINICAL INTERESTS:

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

 

INVESTIGATIVE INTERESTS:

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

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  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.


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BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • 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