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Irene Kim, MD

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Irene Kim, MD

Assistant Professor

Locations

  • Neurosurgery

Biography

Dr. Kim has subspecialty training in pediatric neurosurgery. Her practice includes general pediatric neurosurgery, but she has particular interests in brain tumors, spine tumors, epilepsy, spina bifida, and vascular diseases. She believes in working together as a team to provide the best care for her patients and their families.

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Surgical Services

  • Epilepsy Surgery (including Vagal Nerve Stimulator)

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Tumors
  • Spine Tumors
  • Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Disorders

Clinical Programs

Locations

  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Campus
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Neenah/Fox Valley

Honors and Awards

2001–2005 – Herman B. Wells Scholarship
2004 – Howard Hughes Medical Institute Capstone Independent Research Opportunity Grant
2005 – Excellence in Research Award, Indiana University Department of Psychology
2017 – Presentation Award, 3rd Place. Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research & Care

Education

MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2009
Internship, Neurological Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, 2009-2010
Residency, Neurological Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, 2010-2016
Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2016-2017

Publications