Min Peter Kim, MD

David M. Underwood Distinguished Professor of Surgery in Digestive Disorders, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

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.

Areas Of Expertise

Metastasis Lung cancer Matrix biology
Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Publications

Preoperative computer tomography-guided indocyanine green injection is associated with successful localization of small pulmonary nodules
Li, X, Xu, K, Cen, R, Deng, J, Hao, Z, Liu, J, Takizawa, H, Ng, CSH, Marulli, G, Kim, MP, Cui, F & He, J 2021, , Translational Lung Cancer Research, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 2229-2236. https://doi.org/10.21037/tlcr-21-425

Surgical Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Ventricular Arrhythmias: A Systematic Review
Chihara, RK, Chan, EY, Meisenbach, LM & Kim, MP 2021, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 24-35. https://doi.org/10.14797/QIQG9041

Transcriptional activators YAP/TAZ and AXL orchestrate dedifferentiation, cell fate, and metastasis in human osteosarcoma
Lamhamedi-Cherradi, SE, Mohiuddin, S, Mishra, DK, Krishnan, S, Velasco, AR, Vetter, AM, Pence, K, McCall, D, Truong, DD, Cuglievan, B, Menegaz, BA, Utama, B, Daw, NC, Molina, ER, Zielinski, RJ, Livingston, JA, Gorlick, R, Mikos, AG, Kim, MP & Ludwig, JA 2021, , Cancer Gene Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41417-020-00281-6

Intraoperative diagnosis and treatment of Achalasia using EndoFLIP during Heller Myotomy and Dor fundoplication
Law, YY, Nguyen, DT, Meisenbach, LM, Chihara, RK, Chan, EY, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2021, , Surgical Endoscopy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-021-08517-8

Robotic surgery facilitates complex minimally invasive operations
Chihara, RK, Kim, MP & Chan, EY 2020, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 4606-4607. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-2020-42

A new method for accurately localizing and resecting pulmonary nodules
Wang, G, Lin, Y, Zheng, L, Liang, Y, Zhao, L, Wen, Y, Zhang, R, Huang, Z, Yang, L, Zhao, D, Lachkar, S, Baste, JM, Shinagawa, N, Ng, CSH, Sato, M, Kim, MP & Zhang, L 2020, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 4973-4984. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-20-2089

Short-term outcome of routine use of EndoFLIP during hiatal hernia repair
Nwokedi, U, Nguyen, DT, Meisenbach, LM, Chihara, R, Chan, EY, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2020, , Surgical Endoscopy, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 3840-3849. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-07788-x

Robotic and per-oral endoscopic myotomy have fewer technical complications compared to laparoscopic Heller myotomy
Ali, AB, Khan, NA, Nguyen, DT, Chihara, R, ?Chan, EY, Graviss, EA, Dunkin, BJ & Kim, MP 2020, , Surgical Endoscopy, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 3191-3196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-07093-2

Impact of da Vinci Xi robot in pulmonary resection
Soliman, BG, Nguyen, DT, Chan, EY, Chihara, RK, Meisenbach, LM, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2020, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 3561-3572. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-20-720

Pre-emptive pain management program is associated with reduction of opioid prescription after minimally invasive pulmonary resection
Del Calvo, H, Nguyen, DT, Meisenbach, LM, Chihara, R, Chan, EY, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2020, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1982-1990. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-20-431

Robot assisted thoracoscopic pulmonary resection is associated with improved outcomes compared to video assisted thoracoscopic pulmonary resection
Soliman, BG, Nguyen, DT, Chan, EY, Chihara, R, Meisenbach, LM, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2020, South Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Houston, United States, 3/7/20, .

Preemptive pain-management program is associated with reduction of opioid prescriptions after benign minimally invasive foregut surgery
Kim, MP, Godoy, C, Nguyen, DT, Meisenbach, LM, Chihara, R, Chan, EY & Graviss, EA 2020, , Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 159, no. 2, pp. 734-744.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.056

Da Vinci Xi robot decreases the number of thoracotomy cases in pulmonary resection
Nguyen, DT, Meisenbach, LM, Graviss, EA, Chan, EY & Kim, MP 2019, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 145-153. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.12.59

Robot-assisted hiatal hernia repair demonstrates favorable short-term outcomes compared to laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
Soliman, BG, Nguyen, DT, Chan, EY, Chihara, RK, Meisenbach, LM, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2019, , Surgical Endoscopy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-07055-8

Heterogeneity of stage IIIA leads to difficulty in determining optimal treatment
Kim, MP & Swisher, SG 2019, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 11, pp. S2043-S2045. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2019.08.111

Occult stage IIIA-N2 patients have excellent overall survival with initial surgery
Kim, MP, Correa, AM, Hofstetter, WL, Mehran, RJ, Rice, DC, Roth, JA, Vaporciyan, AA, Walsh, GL, Erasmus, JJ & Swisher, SG 2018, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 6670-6676. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.10.94

Immune cells inhibit the tumor metastasis in the 4D cellular lung model by reducing the number of live circulating tumor cells
Mishra, DK, Rocha, HJ, Miller, R & Kim, MP 2018, , Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, 16569. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34983-7

Robotic lobectomy leads to excellent survival in lung cancer patients
Kim, MP 2018, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 10, pp. S3184-S3185. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.07.123

Acellular and cellular lung model to study tumor metastasis
Mishra, DK & Kim, MP 2018, , Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2018, no. 138, e58145. https://doi.org/10.3791/58145

Computed tomography criteria for the use of advanced localization techniques in minimally invasive thoracoscopic lung resection
Kim, MP, Nguyen, DT, Chan, EY, Meisenbach, LM, Kopas, LM, Graviss, EA, Lumsden, AB & Gupta, N 2018, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 10, no. 6. <http://jtd.amegroups.com/article/view/21534>