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Jean Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Expertise: 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, Sinusitis, Sinusitis and Nasal Polyposis more

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

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0460


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


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



  • MD PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1990)


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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology / Otolaryngology-General (1996)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

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

Activities & Honors


  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncology

Videos & Media

Sinus Surgery: Nici's Story

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

A Revealing Biopsy for Sjogren’s Syndrome, HeadWay (Spring 2015)

Recorded Online Seminar: Thinking of Sinus Surgery?


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