Irene Kim, MD

Comprehensive Transplant Center
Transplant Surgeon


Clinical Areas of Expertise

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Liver transplantation
  • Hepatobiliary surgery and surgical treatment of hepatic malignancies

Research Focus

  • Transplantation of kidneys with incidental kidney stones
  • Impact of innate and adaptive immunity on organ rejection
  • Interaction of HIV-1 with CD4 receptor proteins
  • Living kidney donor evaluation and assessment
  • Liver transplantation and metabolic diseases


  • Bachelor of Science – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999
  • Medical Degree – University of California, San Francisco, 2004
  • Residency – Tufts Medical Center, General Surgery, 2004–2010
  • Fellowship – Stanford University, Abdominal Transplantation, 2007–2010
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