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About Nick H. Kim, MD

Nick Kim, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and director of the pulmonary vascular medicine program at UC San Diego Health. He specializes in the treatment of people with pulmonary hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Dr. Kim serves as medical director of the Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program. He also has expertise in using balloon pulmonary angioplasty to treat CTEPH.

UC San Diego is an internationally recognized center for the treatment of all forms of pulmonary hypertension.
As a professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Kim is active in clinical research related to risk factors, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment for CTEPH. He is widely published in peer reviewed medical journals. See Dr. Kim's publications.

Dr. Kim is also involved in training medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in pulmonary critical care and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. He serves as director of the Fellowship Training Program.

Dr. Kim completed his fellowship training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his residency and earned his medical degree at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

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For more information, see Pulmonary Vascular Medicine.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty
  • Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA)
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted