Sang W. Kim, MD

Hometown: Woodland Hills Ca
Undergraduate School: Univ of California Berkeley (Major Molecular and Cell Biology - Neuroscience / Minor Business Administration)
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Research Interests:Histopathologic changes following facial nerve injury in rat model, detection threshold of perceived facial asymmetry.
Future plans: Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship with Dr. Daniel Rousso: Emphasis on aesthetic facial plastic surgery and hair restoration

  1. Accepted. Kim SW, Heller ES, Hohman MH, Hadlock TA, Heaton JT. Detection and Perceptual Impact of Side-to-Side Facial Movement Asymmetry. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. February 2013
  2. Hadlock T, Kim SW, Weinberg J, Hohman M, Knox C,  Heaton JT. Quantitative Histologic Analysis of Muscle Quality Following Facial Nerve Injury in Rodent. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. 2013; Jan 17:1-6
  3. Kim SW, Maturo S, Dwyer D, Monash B, Yager PH, Zanger K, Hartnick CJ.  Interdisciplinary development and implementation of communication checklist for postoperative management of pediatric airway patients. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2011 Sept 9
  4. Kim SW, Kauvanough K, Alomari AI, Mulliken JB, Rahbar R. Long term outcome of radiofrequency ablation for microcystic lymphatic malformation of the oral cavity. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2011;137(12):1247-1250.
  5. Chang EF, Zada G, Kim SW, Lamborn KR, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Kunwar S, Wilson CB. Long-term recurrence and mortality after surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy for endocrine-inactive pituitary adenomas. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2008 Apr; 108(4): 736-45        
  6. Owens CD, Ho KJ, Kim SW, Schanzer A, Lin J, Matros E, Belkin M, Conte M.  Refinement of survival prediction in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery: stratification by chronic kidney disease classification” J Vasc Surg. 2007 May; 45(5):944-52
  7. Nicola SM, Taha SA, Kim SW, Fields HL. Nucleus accumbens dopamine release is necessary and sufficient to promote the behavioral response to reward-predictive Cues. Neuroscience. 2005 Vol 135, 1023-1033
  8. Kim SW, Ho T, Goodman CS. Axon guidance at the Drosophila midline: Genetic analysis of downstream signaling molecules in UNC5 pathway. Berkeley Scientific Journal. 2003 7(2): 123-128
  9. Parnas D, Haghighi AP, Fetter RD, Kim SW, Goodman CS.  Regulation of postsynaptic structure and protein localization by the Rho-type guanine nucleotide exchange factor dPix. Neuron. 2001 Vol. 32, 415-424