Elizabeth Min Hui Kim, M.D., FACS, Surgical Oncologist; Sutter Roseville Medical Center

California Pacific CURRENTS: The online journal of CPMC Research Institute

Pioneering advances for the surgical treatment of high-risk breast disease and breast cancer, and optimizing patient outcome

Research Overview

  • Dr. Elizabeth Min Hui Kim MD, FACS is a board-certified surgical oncologist, specializing in the treatment of high risk breast disease and breast cancer. She provides state of the art surgical care in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • She serves as a Principal Investigator for clinical studies of improving surgical treatment outcomes and leads National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials at Sutter. Dr. Kim leads advances in oncoplastics, nipple and skin-sparing mastectomy, axillary management and surgical management with neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
  • Dr. Kim presents nationally on targeted therapies, the molecular pathways underlying cancer progression, and high-risk breast lesions.
  • As a clinician and surgeon, Dr. Kim collaborates with healthcare experts within the Sutter Network and other NCI designated cancer centers with the goal of advancing treatments for breast cancer. Dr. Kim is dedicated to the design of individualized treatment plans aimed at improving patient care.

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Dr. Kim received her M.D. from Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. She completed residency training in surgery at Saint John Providence Hospital and Medical Center, and a fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.


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Ferraz de Campos FP, Takayasu V, Kim EIM, Benvenuti LA, Non-infectious thrombotic endocarditis. Autops Case Rep

Deen T, Terna T, Kim E, Leahy B, Fedder W, The Impact of Stroke Nurse Navigation on Patient Compliance Postdischarge. Rehabil Nurs

Kim EH, Preissner M, Carnibella RP, Samarage CR, Bennett E, Diniz MA, Fouras A, Zosky GR, Jones HD, Novel analysis of 4DCT imaging quantifies progressive increases in anatomic dead space during mechanical ventilation in mice. J Appl Physiol (1985)

Stern DL, Crocker J, Ding Y, Frankel N, Kappes G, Kim E, Kuzmickas R, Lemire A, Mast JD, Picard S, Genetic and Transgenic Reagents for Drosophila simulans, D. mauritiana, D. yakuba, D. santomea, and D. virilis. G3 (Bethesda)

Lyden P, Hemmen T, Grotta J, Rapp K, Ernstrom K, Rzesiewicz T, Parker S, Concha M, Hussain S, Agarwal S, Meyer B, Jurf J, Altafullah I, Raman R, Collaborators., Results of the ICTuS 2 Trial (Intravascular Cooling in the Treatment of Stroke 2). Stroke

Elizabeth Min Hui Kim, M.D., FACS, Surgical Oncologist; Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Primary Research Interests
  • Benign and high-risk breast disease
  • Breast oncologic surgery
  • Minimally invasive breast strategies
  • Patient quality and outcomes research