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Hong Jin Kim, MD

Professor

Department of Surgery
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery

Services:
Cancer Services, Divisional Programs, Endocrine Surgery
Cancer Services, Divisional Programs, General Surgery/Surgical Oncology
Cancer Services, Multidisciplinary Clinical Services, Breast Center, Surgical Oncology
Cancer Services, Multidisciplinary Clinical Services, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, Surgery
Cancer Services, Multidisciplinary Clinical Services, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Program, Surgical Oncology
Surgery, Endocrine Surgery
Surgery, General Surgery
Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Procedures/Research:
General surgical oncology, gastrointestinal malignancy, pancreatic cancer, endocrine surgery, sarcoma.
 
Clinical Appointment Phone:  919-966-9700

Website: http://www.med.unc.edu/surgonc/faculty
Hong Jin Kim, MD


Certifications
Surgery - Board Certified  (2000)


Education and Training
Medical School: MD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1992
Internship: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1992 - 1993
Area: General Surgery
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1993 - 1994
Area: General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1994 - 1996
Area: Surgery
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1996 - 1999
Area: General Surgery
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1999 - 2001
Area: Surgical Oncology


Honors
  1. Administrative Chief Resident in General Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 1998

  2. Resident Teaching Award in General Surgery, University of Chicago School of Medicine, 1997

  3. Resident Research Award by the Singleton Surgical Society, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1996

  4. Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Resident Research Award, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1996

  5. Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) Sandoz Student Research Award, University of Virginia, 1992


Presentations
  1. Plasma insulin disappearance and the surgicall altered pancreas.
    Authors: Earnhardt RC, Kim HJ, Teja SS, Cornett GE, Veldhuis JD, Hanks JB.
    Society of University Surgeons, Cincinnati, OH, 1992

  2. Gastrin gene expression in human pancreatic and colon cancers.
    Authors: Sperling HE, Ishizuka J, Kim HJ, Townsend CM Jr., Beauchamp RD, Thompson JC.
    Society of University Surgeons, Denver, CO, 1995

  3. Novel expression of gut peptides and receptors in ovarian cancer.
    Authors: Kim HJ, Sperling HE, Evers BM, Ishizuka J, Townsend CM Jr., Thompson JC.
    Association of Academic Surgery, Dearborne, MI, 1995

  4. Cellular mechanisms in bombesin-mediated regulation of AP-1 gene expression.
    Authors: Kim HJ, Evers BM, Guo Y, Sloan FJ, Townsend CM Jr.
    Society of University Surgeons, Washington, DC, 1996

  5. Bombesin-mediated AP-1 activation in a human gastric cancer (SIIA).
    Authors: Kim HJ, Evers BM, Banker NA, Hellmich MR, Townsend CM Jr.
    Singleton Surgical Society, Galveston, TX, 1996

  6. Signal transduction mechanisms in gastrin regulation of human cell growth.
    Authors: Kim HJ, Guo YS, Evers BM, Townsend CM Jr.
    Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and the American Gastroenterology Association; and American Laboratories/SSAT Resident Research Conference, San Francisco, CA; Napa Valley, CA, 1996

  7. Src-mediated activation of the human neurotensin/neuromedin N promoter.
    Authors: Banker NA, Hellmich MR, Kim HJ, Townsend CM Jr., Evers BM.
    Society of University Surgeons, Tampa, FL, 1997

  8. c-Src kinase activity is elevated in human gastric cancers.
    Authors: Banker NA, Evers BM, Kim HJ, Hellmich MR, Townsend CM Jr.
    Surgical Forum of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 1997

  9. Does chemoradiation downstage locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
    Authors: Kim HJ, Czischke K, Brennan MF, Conlon KC.
    Pancreas Club, San Diego, CA, 2000


Publications
  1. Indirect inhibitory effect of a neurotensin receptor antagonist on a human colon cancer (LoVo) growth
    Authors: 1. Iwase K, Evers BM, Hellmich MR, Kim HJ, Higashide S, Gully D, Townsend CM Jr.
    Surgical Oncology 5:245-251, 1995

  2. Bombesin-mediated AP-1 activation in a human gastric cancer (SIIA).
    Authors: 2. Kim HJ, Evers Bm, Guo Y, Banker NA, Hellmich MR, Townsend CM Jr.
    Surgery 120(2):130-137, 1996

  3. A functional in vitro model to examine signaling mechanisms in gastrin-mediated human cell growth.
    Authors: 3. Kim HJ, Evers BM, Banker NA, Hellmich MR, Townsend CM Jr.
    Journal Gastrointestinal Surgery 1(1):69-77, 1997

  4. Inhibition of neurotensin-induced pancreatic carcinoma growth by a nonpeptide neurotensin receptor antagonist, SR48692.
    Authors: 4. Iwase K, Evers BM, Hellmich MR, Kim HJ, Higashide S, Gully D, Thompson JC, Townsend CM Jr.
    Cancer 79(9):1787-1793, 1997

  5. Src-mediated activation of the human neurotensin/neuromedin N promoter.
    Authors: 5. Banker NA, Hellmich RM, Kim HJ, Townsend CM Jr., Evers BM
    Surgery 122(2):180-186, 1997

  6. c-Src kinase activity is elevated in human gastric cancer.
    Authors: 6. Banker NA, Evers BM, Kim HJ, Hellmich MR, Townsend Cm Jr.
    Surgical Forum, 1997

  7. A human gastric cancer cell line possesses a functional receptor for gastrin-releasing peptide.
    Authors: 7. Bold RJ, Kim HJ, Ishizuka J, Townsend CM Jr., Thompson JC.
    Cancer Investigations 16(1):12-17, 1998

  8. Novel expression and regulation of the gastrin gene in the human ovarian cancer cell line, SW626.
    Authors: 8. Kim HJ, Evers BM, Banker NA, Greeley GH, Hellmich MR, Thompson JC, Townsend CM Jr.
    Digestive Disease Science 43(7):1465-1473, 1998

  9. Signaling mechanisms regulating bombesin-mediated AP-1 gene induction in the human gastric cancer SIIA.
    Authors: 9. Kim HJ, Evers BM, Litvak DA, Hellmich MR, Townsend CM Jr.
    American Journal of Physiology Cell Physiology 279:C326-C344, 2000


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