Eugene Kim, MD

Eugene Kim, MD, FACS, FAAP

General Surgery Hollywood, CA

Associate Professor of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Office Address

  • 4650 Sunset Blvd, #100
    Hollywood, CA 90027
    Phone: (323) 361-2064
    Fax: (323) 361-3534

Eugene Kim, MD, FACS, FAAP

General Surgery Hollywood, CA

Associate Professor of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Pediatric, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Harvard University
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital Children's Hospital Of New York

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2014 - Present
  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License2005 - Present
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 2004
  • American Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery, 2006
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 2013, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fulbright and Jaworski, LLP Teaching AwardBaylor College of Medicine, 2012
  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence AwardBaylor College of Medicine, 2012, 2013
  • Top DoctorUS News and World Report, 2011-present

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Identifying and reducing early complications of surgical central lines in infants and toddlers  Fallon SC, Kim ME, Fernandes CJ, Vasudevan SA, Nuchtern JG, Kim ES, J Surg Res, 1/1/2014
  • A small molecule inhibitor of UBE2N induces neuroblastoma cell-death via activation of p53 and JNK pathways  Cheng J, Fan YH, Xu X, Zhang H, Dou J, Tang Y, Zhong X, Rojas Y, Yu Y, Zhao Y, Vasudevan SA, Zhang H, Nuchtern JG, Kim ES, Chen X, Lu F, Yang J, Cell Death Dis, 1/1/2014
  • The use of mitomycin C for refractory esophageal stricture following tracheoesophageal fistula repair  Lakoma A, Fallon SC, Mathur S, Kim ES, Eu J Ped Surg Reports, 5/9/2013

Books/Book Chapters

  • Angiogenesis: Insights from a Systematic Review. Chapter: Targeting VEGF-mediated tumor angiogenesis in neuroblastoma 
    Hsu DM, Kim ES
    Editors: Santulli G.
  • Atlas of Pediatric Surgical Techniques. Chapter: Inguinal hernias and hydroceles Page 303 - 310
    Kawaguchi AL, Kim ES
    Editors: Chung D and Chen M.
  • Up To Date. Chapter: Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation of the Newborn 
    Kim ES, Brandt ML
    Editors: Rose BD.Waltham, MA


  • Assessing Tumor Angiogenesis with Computed Tomography and a Novel Nanoparticle Contrast Agent in an In Vivo Model of Neuroblastoma Lakoma A, Ghaghada KB, Adhikari C, Kaffes CC, Rojas Y, Shohet JM, Annapragada A, Kim ES, 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress and J Surg Res, 1/1/2014
  • Optimizing chemotherapy prior to surgery in high-risk neuroblastoma Rojas Y, Louis CU, Nuchtern JG, Kim ES, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Conference and Exhibition, Section on Surgery, 1/1/2014
  • The epigenetic modifier CHAF1A opposes neuroblastoma differentiation via metabolic reprogramming Barbieri E, Chen Z, Lakoma A, Kim ES, Shohet JM, Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Conference, 1/1/2014


  • Imaging and Technical Concerns for Tumors around the Spinal Cord 1/1/2014
  • Imaging the Pediatric Surgical Patient: A Surgeon’s Perspective 11/18/2013
  • Pus and Stuff: A Surgeon’s Guide to Subcutaneous Infections 9/19/2013


Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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