Francis Kim, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., is an attending physician with expertise in general cardiology and echocardiography. He focuses on preventative cardiology and vascular biology.
Dr. Kim earned his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at the University of Washington. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
His clinical interests include general cardiology, preventive cardiology and vascular biology.
Dr. Kim's main research interests include the effects of diabetes/obesity on vascular function, and the use of hypothermia in cardiac arrest resuscitation. Other research interests include endothelial nitric oxide signaling and vascular inflammation, and the role of insulin resistance and obesity in the development of vascular disease.
He is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington.