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Min Peter Kim, MD

David M. Underwood Distinguished Professor of Surgery in Digestive Disorders, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Full 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 Medical Center
MD, Johns Hopkins University
Publications

Distensibility Index measured after Toupet Fundoplication is Associated with Long-Term Durability. American Foregut Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, September 29, 2023.
Kim, MP, Chihara, R, Graviss, E & Chan, EY 2023, .

A systematic review of general surgery robotic training curriculums
Del Calvo, H, Kim, MP, Chihara, R & Chan, EY 2023, , Heliyon, vol. 9, no. 9, e19260, pp. e19260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e19260

History of Lung Transplantation Is No Longer a Risk Factor for Poor Short-Term Outcomes after Robot-Assisted Hiatal Hernia or Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery: Digestive Disease Week 2023, Chicago, IL, May 6. 2023.
Rizk, E, Chan, EY, Graviss, E & Kim, MP 2023, .

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in 2023: When to Operate and Current Endoscopic Options for Antireflux Therapy
Shah, A & Kim, MP 2023, , Thoracic Surgery Clinics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 125-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2023.01.010

Chest Tubes Are Painful
Kim, MP 2023, , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 115, no. 4, pp. 843-844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2022.05.006

Lobectomy Provides Optimal Survival in Select Octogenarians
Chan, EY, Nguyen, DT & Kim, MP 2023, , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 115, no. 3, pp. 799. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2022.06.006

Opioid use after thoracic surgery is associated with post-operative complications. Texas American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, February, 24, 2023
Rizk, E, Meisenbach, LM, Chan, EY, Graviss, E & Kim, MP 2023, .

Final Distensibility Index After LINX Placement Does Not Correlate with Post-Operative Dysphagia: 18th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, TX, February 8, 2023
Purnell, SM, Chan, EY, Chihara, R, Graviss, E & Kim, MP 2023, .

Extended Criteria for LINX Placement was Associated with Higher Rate of Device Removal: 18th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, TX, February 7, 2023
Purnell, SM, Chan, EY, Chihara, R, Graviss, E & Kim, MP 2023, .

The Modified Vizient Dashboard is a Valid Method to Track Outcomes after Pulmonary Resection. Texas American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, February, 25, 2023
Chihara, R, Chan, EY, Graviss, E & Kim, MP 2023, .

Complex Robotic Lung Resection
Amirkhosravi, F & Kim, MP 2023, , Thoracic Surgery Clinics, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 51-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2022.08.006

Surgical Treatment of Atrioesophageal Fistula: A Systematic Review
Amirkhosravi, F, Azimuddin, A, Nguyen, DT, Chihara, R, Chan, EY, Graviss, EA, Reul, RM & Kim, MP 2023, , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 116, no. 2, pp. 421-428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2023.04.016

Video-based curriculum improves resident participation during robot-assisted surgery
Kim, MP, Calvo, HD, Chihara, R & Chan, EY 2022, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 4641-4649. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-22-603

Association between isolated abnormal coagulation profile on transfusion following major surgery: A NSQIP analysis of individuals without bleeding disorders
Lim, K, Satkunasivam, R, Nipper, C, Xu, J, Hsu, E, Slawin, JR, Roy, T, Allenson, KC, Kim, MP, Barber, SM, Ellis, T, Akinsola, O, Klaassen, Z, Esnaola, N, Ravi, B, Jerath, A & Wallis, CJD 2022, , Transfusion, vol. 62, no. 11, pp. 2223-2234. https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.17146

Self-assisting robot-assisted pulmonary lobectomy has favorable outcome compared to VATS lobectomy
Shah, AS, Nguyen, DT, Chihara, R, Chan, EY, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2022, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 3187-3196. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-22-176

Health System Strategy to Safely Provide Surgical Care During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Kim, MP, Law, YY, Nguyen, DT, Jones, SL, Graviss, EA & Phillips, RA 2022, , NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery, vol. 3, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1056/CAT.21.0318

Lobectomy Provides the Best Survival for Stage I Lung Cancer Patients Despite Advanced Age
Chan, EY, Amirkhosravi, F, Nguyen, DT, Chihara, RK, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2022, , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 114, no. 5, pp. 1824-1832. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2022.03.031

Anatomic Pulmonary Resection is Associated With Improved Survival in Typical Carcinoid Lung Tumor Patients
Del Calvo, H, Nguyen, DT, Chan, EY, Chihara, R, Graviss, EA & Kim, MP 2022, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 275, pp. 352-360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2022.02.048

Integrative metabolomics and transcriptomics analysis reveals novel therapeutic vulnerabilities in lung cancer
Thaiparambil, J, Dong, J, Grimm, SL, Perera, D, Ambati, CSR, Putluri, V, Robertson, MJ, Patel, TD, Mistretta, B, Gunaratne, PH, Kim, MP, Yustein, JT, Putluri, N, Coarfa, C & El-Zein, R 2023, , Cancer Medicine, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 584-596. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.4933

Robot-assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of T4 Lung Cancer
Shah, A, Nance, JW, Chihara, R, Chan, EY & Kim, MP 2022, , Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 114, no. 4, pp. e265-e267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.12.021