• Stefan Kim, MD


    Dr. Kim received his MD at Wake Forest University in 2000. He completed his neurosurgical residency in 2006 at Medical College of Virginia. In 2007, he also completed a one year fellowship in neurosurgical oncology specializing in brain and spinal tumors at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He joined the faculty at Lahey Clinic in 2007 as Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery with emphasis in spinal tumors and spinal reconstruction surgeries. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and American Association of Neurosurgeons.
    Dr. Kim and his wife, Esther, have the blessing of five children: Grace, Katelyn, Nathan, Jacob, and Josiah.

    Selected Papers

    • Kim SS, McCutcheon IE, Suki D, Weinberg JS, Sawaya R, Lang FF, Ferson D, Heimberger AB, DeMonte F, Prabhu SS. Awake craniotomy for brain tumors near eloquent cortex: correlation of intraoperative cortical mapping with neurological outcomes in 309 consecutive patients. Neurosurgery 2009 May; 64(5):836-45; discussion 345-6
    • Tran ND, Kim S, Vincent HK, Rodriguez A, Hinton DR, Bullock MR, Young HF. Aquaporin-1-mediated cerebral edema following traumatic brain injury: effects of acidosis and corticosteroid administration. J Neurosurg. 2010 May; 112(5):1095-104.

    Research Interests

    • Spinal Tumors
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery


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