Dr. Richard Kim is an medical oncologist in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is an assistant professor of oncology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interests focus on gastrointestinal tumors, in particular hepatobiliary and colon cancer. He is a principal investigator in multiple investigator-initiated and pharmaceutical phase I and II trials using novel targeted agents.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He pursued a post-doctoral fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Yale University Comprehensive Cancer Center in New Haven, CT.
Before coming to Moffitt in 2010, Dr. Kim was an associate physician in gastrointestinal malignancies at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center and a clinical assistant professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Kim was named 2008 Teacher of the Year at the Cleveland Clinic and selected for the 2008 Southwest Oncology Group Young Investigator Program and SWOG’s Intergroup Colon Task Force for junior faculty.
Dr. Kim has been an ad hoc editorial reviewer for many professional publications, including Digestive and Liver Disease and Lancet Oncology.
Dr. Kim is fluent in English and Korean.