Josephine Kim, MD

Gynecologic Oncology (Gynecologic Cancer), OB/GYN | More

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

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Josephine Kim, MD, specializes in providing comprehensive care for gynecologic malignancies, offering chemotherapy and long-term surveillance following treatment. Dr. Kim's focus is on providing individualized, compassionate care for women with ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers. She performs a full range of open and minimally invasive procedures, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery, for gynecologic cancers and complex benign gynecologic conditions.

Dr. Kim's recent research has focused on preventing endometrial cancer using potential chemo preventative agents and identifying optimal treatment strategies in various clinical settings to improve patient outcomes. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and non-peer-reviewed online publications. Dr. Kim has made many poster and oral presentations at annual meetings of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Residency

  • University of California San Diego Health

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine; NorthShore University HealthSystem

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2010

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English