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.

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


  • University of California San Diego Health


  • University of Chicago Medicine; NorthShore University HealthSystem

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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UChicago Medicine River East

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2010

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English