Steve Kim, MD, General Surgery, Detroit, MI, Karmanos Cancer Center


General Surgery Detroit, MI

Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Chief of Surgical Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute Associate Professor, Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Kim

Dr. Steve Kim is a general surgeon in Detroit, MI and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Karmanos Cancer Center and DMC Harper University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and has been in practice 30 years. Dr. Kim accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at Karmanos Cancer Center and one of 85 doctors at DMC Harper University Hospital who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 1995 - 1997
  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1987 - 1995
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 1987
  • Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyB.S., Chemistry, 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2010 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2006 - 2010
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1998 - 2007
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Golden Apple Award Nominee for Medical Student Teaching New Jersey Medical School/UMDNJ, 2001
  • Faculty Award for Resident Teaching New Jersey Medical School/UMDNJ, 2000, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Washington University, 1994
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clear Cell Carcinoma Arising in the Abdominal Wall: Two Case Reports and Literature Review  
    Mert I, Semaan A, MD, Kim SH, Ali-Fehmi R, Morris RT, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1/1/2012
  • Case Report: A Left Upper Quadrant Complex Cystic Mass  
    Choi LW, Mirani N, and Kim SH, International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 1/1/2012
  • Barriers to adequate follow-up during adjuvant therapy may be important factors in the worse outcome for Black women after breast cancer treatment  
    Kim SH, Ferrante JM, Won B, and Hameed MR, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 1/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters

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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    AmeriHealth Direct POS
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    IBC Personal Choice PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    PriorityHealth HMO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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