S. Samuel Kim
S. Samuel Kim, MD is an internationally known specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Kim is also a highly-esteemed scientist whose reputation as a pioneer in ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation has been recognized worldwide. He spearheaded the founding of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) in 2007, and currently serves the Society as President.
After completing his OB/GYN residency at the Temple University in Philadelphia, Dr. Kim pursued sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and University of Washington. In addition, he went to the United Kingdom for a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Leeds. He served as a NIH scholar, while holding a faculty position in the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Dr. Kim is currently the Head of the division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the Director of Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine, KUMC. Dr. Kim’s expertise in fertility preservation in cancer patients has been recognized nationally and internationally, and his research has made worldwide news.
Dr. Kim has published extensively in many prestigious journals and authored chapters for textbooks. Furthermore, he edited a comprehensive textbook, “Principles and Practice of Fertility Preservation”. He is a reviewer for reputable medical journals and serves in the editorial board of two medical journals. He received numerous scientific awards and has been lecturing around the world.