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Jean Kim, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Asthma and Allergy Center
  • Jerome L. Green Sjogren's Syndrome Center
  • Sinus Center
  • Vasculitis Center


Allergic Rhinitis, Allergy and Immunology, Aspirin Allergy, Autoimmune Disorders, Chronic Sinusitis, Chronic Sinusitis with Polyps, Nasal Obstruction, Nasal Polyps, Otolaryngology, Paranasal Sinus Tumors, Sinus Problems, Sinus Problems - Adult, Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Nasal Polyposis

Research Interests

Chronic rhinosinusitis in autoimmune disease; Pathogenesis of nasal polyposis; Pathogenesis of anosmia; Gene regulation of cytokine expression; Epithelial cell dysfunction of the upper airways; Sinus and nasal epithelial cell biology and function; Mechanisms of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Chronic Rhinosinusitis; Pathogenesis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis; Pathogenesis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis


Dr. Jean Kim graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and is currently the Director of the Core of the Sinusitis Program Project in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Kims primary clinical specialties include chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyps, and chronic rhinosinusitis in autoimmune diseases. Dr. Kims primary location is Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.


  • English


Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
American Rhinologic Society
American Association of Immunology
American Head and Neck Society
American Board of Otolarygnology

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Epithelium and Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Mechanism of Host Defense in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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  • Education +


    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Pittsburgh PA ) (1990)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Baltimore MD ) (1995)


    • General, American Board of Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology (1996)
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    Meet our Expert - Dr. Jean Kim

    Sinus surgeon and allergist Dr. Jean Kim specializes in the treatment of autoimmune disease, allergies and sinus problems, including allergic rhinitis, sinus tumors, sinusitis and nasal polyps

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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0460
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
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    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Rhinology

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