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Karen E. Kim, MD
Karen E. Kim, MD, specializes in the prevention, screening and early detection of colorectal cancer, hepatitis B and women's health issues — particularly functional bowel diseases. She is skilled in the assessment of hereditary colon cancer syndromes and colon cancer risk in families.

Dr. Kim's research explores chemoprevention for colon cancer and screening methods for populations with average and high risk. Her research interests include underserved and minority populations, understanding health disparities, cultural competency and cancer prevention. She has also studied the education and awareness of hepatitis B in Asian Americans through screening, advocacy, treatment and immunization for liver cancer prevention.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Internship

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Residency

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Fellowship

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1997

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Korean
  • English