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

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4.6 out of 5
50 Ratings
  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


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

Research Interests

Clinical, translational, and basic science research in chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis; immune dysfunction and upper airway epithelial cell biology; clinical, translational, and basic science research in autoimmune sinusitis and salivary gland disease. This includes Epithelial cell dysfunction of the upper airways; Molecular mechanisms of host defense in chronic rhinosinusitis; Gene regulation of cytokine expression 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 | Fax: 410-367-2463


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

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  • 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 - Head and Neck Surgery / Otolaryngology-General (1996)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Clinical Trial Keywords

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

Activities & Honors


  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons- FACS
  • Fellow of American Rhinologic Society- FARS
  • Fellow of American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Clinical Immunology-FAAAI

Videos & Media

Sinus Surgery: Nici's Story

Tackling Severe Sinus Disease with a Multidisciplinary Approach | Rex’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?

Baltimore Magazine Top Doctors, Baltimore Magazine (October 2018)

Raising Awareness of AERD, HeadLines (Winter 2020)

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