Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Min P. Kim M.D.

Min P. Kim, M.D

 Min P. Kim, M.D.

Min P. Kim, M.D.

Assistant Member 
Cancer Research
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College at Cornell University

E-mail: mpkim@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-5177
Fax: 713-790-5030


B.A   Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
M.D.   Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Postdoctoral Training

General Surgery Resident, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Dr. Kim received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During his time at Johns Hopkins, he was awarded a Howard Hughes Research Fellowship and performed research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He completed his general surgery training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is a board certified general and thoracic surgeon.

Description of Research

Dr. Kim’s research program focuses on understanding lung cancer metastasis using novel ex vivo three-dimensional lung models.

Major Areas of Research

Lung cancer, matrix biology, metastasis

Recent Publications

Mishra DK, Thrall MJ, Baird BN, Ott HC, Blackmon SH, Kurie JM, Kim MP. Human Lung Cancer Cells Grown on Acellular Rat Lung Matrix Create Perfusable Tumor Nodules. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 93(4):1075-81. PMID: 22385822

Kim MP, Chen Y, Bekele BN, Lopez A, Khanna A, Chen JQ, Spitz MR, Behrens C, Solis L, Wismach M, Ji L, Wistuba Il, Roth JA, Katz RL. Activating Enhancer-Binding Protein-2ß nucleolar localization predicts poor survival after stage I non-small cell lung cancer resection. Ann Thorac Surg. Sept 2011; 92(3): 1044-50. PMID: 21871297

Kim MP, Correa AM, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Walsh GL, Erasmus J, Moran C, Vaporciyan AA and Roth JA. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resection in Lymphoma Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. July 2010; 90(10): 210-216. PMID: 20609777