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Simon P. Kim, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor
  • Urology Institute Center for Quality Improvement and Outcomes, Co-director
    Phone: 216.844.3009  |  Email:


  • Urologic Oncology

Education and Training

  • Fellowship: Urologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Health Care Delivery and Research Scholar, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Residency: Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Internship: Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Medical School: Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Penile cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testis cancer
  • Locally advanced cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Outcomes research
  • Shared decision-making


Dr. Simon P. Kim is a urologic oncologist whose clinical practice focuses on the surgical management of genitourinary malignancies. He specializes in the surgical treatment of bladder, kidney, prostate, and testis cancer. He performs both robotic and open surgery for localized or locally advanced cancers. His research focuses on improving the quality of care and health outcomes for patients diagnosed with prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. He also has research interests in shared decision-making and health services research. He was recently awarded a career development award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He has been independently funded from the NIH to develop decision aids for men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. He has also published more than 100 manuscripts in outcomes research for genitourinary cancer.

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