University of California San Francisco

Jina Kim MD
Jina Kim, MD

Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Fairfax, VA


    Jina Kim, M.D. completed general surgery residency at Duke University and will be completing an endocrine surgery fellowship at UCSF. As an endocrine surgeon, she hopes to care for patients with endocrine diseases and further understanding of these disease processes through research.



    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, M.D., 2012

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Science, Technology, & Society; 2006



    General Surgery Internship, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2012-2013

    General Surgery Residency & Research Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2013-2019


    Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, University of California-San Francisco, 2019-2020

    Clinical Interests

    Endocrine neoplasias

    Pediatric endocrine surgery

    Kim J, Sun Z, Adam MA, Tracy ET. Younger age is a risk factor for metastatic disease at presentation in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer. American Academy of Pediatrics; 2016 October; San Francisco, CA.

    Kim J, Sun Z, Ezekian B, Reed CR, Englum BR. Tracy ET. Adequate staging in Wilms tumor may require at least eight lymph nodes. American Academy of Pediatrics; 2017 Sept; Chicago, IL.

    Kim J, Sun Z, Englum BR, Ezekian B, Reed CR, Leraas HJ, Nath N, Mosca PJ, Tracy ET. Nodal staging guidelines for adult melanoma may not apply to children. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017 May; Hollywood, FL.


    Research Interests

    Pediatric endocrine surgery

    Surgical work culture