Kim, Sunghoon, MD

Sunghoon Kim


Pediatric Surgery

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Clinical Specialties

Neuroblastoma, repair of chest wall malformation, pectus excavatum pectus carinatum, cloaca repair, lung lesions, imperforate anus, inguinal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gallbladder disease, spleen disorders, gastrostomy, appendicitis, umbilical hernia, branchial cleft cyst, undescended testis, phimosis/circumcision, rib exostosis removal


Board Certification
  • Surgery, Pediatric Surgery


Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor


Washington University, St Louis, MO
(Pediatric Surgery)


University of California, San Francisco-East Bay,CA
(General Surgery)


University of California, San Francisco-East Bay, CA

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About Me

Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He went on to complete his General Surgery residency training at the University of California San Francisco-East Bay. Pediatric Surgery fellowship was done at the Washington University/St. Louis Children's Hospital program in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined Children's Hospital Oakland after his fellowship and presently is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Kim has published fifty peer reviewed articles in various surgical and basic science journals such as Journal of Pediatric Surgery, European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery International, Annals of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Gastroenterology, Physical Review Letters. His surgical interest include non-surgical and minimally invasive repair of chest wall deformity such as pectus excavatum and carinatum.