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Professor

Dae Kim

MBChB, BDS, MSc, FRCS (Orl-HNS), PhD

Special Interests

Head and Neck Cancer, Neck lumps, voice and throat problems, Endocrine surgery (Thyroid and Parathyroid disorders)

Biography

Mr Kim is based at the St George's University Hospital, London and works closely with the Royal Marsden Hospital oncologists within the regional Head and Neck MDT. He is dual-qualified in Medicine (Edinburgh University) and Dentistry (Birmingham University). He subsequently trained at Edinburgh, Cambridge and Birmingham teaching hospitals. He completed an Advanced Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology at the Toronto General Hospital and the Mount Sinai Hospitals, and gained additional training in Minimally-invasive 'key-hole' thyroid and parathyroid surgery (under Professor David Terris (USA) and Professor Paulo Miccoli (Italy)) and Robotic Surgery (under Prof. Chung (Seoul/Korea).

Mr Kim has a strong commitment to research. His current research is based at the Institute of Cancer Research (London) studying immunotherapy of Thyroid and Head and Neck Cancers. He was research fellow at the Harvard Medical School and completed a PhD examining the molecular basis of thyroid and head and neck cancers, for which he was awarded the prestigious 'Syme Medal' by the Royal College of Surgeons. He has been awarded multiple research grants and numerous national and international prizes. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, and several specialist surgical book chapters including the world famous textbook 'The Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands', edited by Professor Greg Randolph of Harvard University.