Min Kim, MD

  • Houston Methodist thoracic surgeon
  • David M. Underwood Distinguished Professor of Surgery in Digestive Disorders, Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Min Kim, MD

Areas of Expertise

  • Da Vinci esophagectomy
  • Da Vinci hiatal hernia repair
  • Linx
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung resection
  • Malignant neoplasm of esophagus
  • Matrix biology
  • Metastasis
  • Minimally invasive lung cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive pulmonary
  • Thymoma
  • Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
MEDICAL SCHOOL
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. | 2003
INTERNSHIP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | 2004
RESIDENCY
General Surgery | Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass. | 2008
FELLOWSHIP
Thoracic surgery | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Publications

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

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



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>

Small cell and non small cell lung cancer form metastasis on cellular 4D lung model
Mishra, DK, Miller, RA, Pence, KA & Kim, MP 2018, , BMC Cancer, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 441. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-4358-x


The Benefits of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Programs and Their Application in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Brown, JK, Singh, K, Dumitru, R, Chan, EY & Kim, MP 2018, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 77-88. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-14-2-77

Enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery reduces discharge on highly dependent narcotics
Kim, MP, Chan, EY, Meisenbach, LM, Dumitru, R, Brown, JK & Masud, FN 2018, , Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 984-990. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.01.99

Using electromagnetic navigation for intraoperative rib fracture localization during rib plating: A case report
Pedraza, R, Chan, EY, Meisenbach, LM & Kim, MP 2018, , International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol. 53, pp. 386-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.11.029

Languages

  • English
  • Korean