Faculty Profile

Gene Kim
Section of Cardiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Kim is interested in transcription factor and microRNA regulation of cardiac development and disease. His research projects include studying the role of microRNA-130a in cardiac development, coronary vascular development, cardiomyopathy, and RV failure. Dr. Kim’s research also includes imaging small animal models of cardiovascular disease.

Clinical Interests

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, Left Ventricular Assist Devices


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  • BA, 1997, University of Chicago, Biology
  • MD, 2001, University of Chicago
  • Residency, 2004, University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2009, University of Chicago Hospitals, Cardiology