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Bo Soo Kim, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Kim is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of critical illness in the ICU setting with a focus in post-operative management of patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery including heart and lung transplantation, cardiac bypass graft, and valvular replacement procedures as well as LVAD implantation and ECMO cannulation. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2002)


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital / Internal Medicine (2006)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2014)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2013)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Kim is interested in studying the mechanisms behind ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury as it pertains to lung transplantation and Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) programs. His research involves analysis at the genetic level of lungs undergoing IR exposure and mapping out the multiple pathways most pertinent to the pathophysiology of injury in order to identify novel therapeutic targets. In addition, he will be the principal investigator in a large collaborative research study of Veno-venous (VV) ECMO in a large animal model.

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Bayview
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle Room 5A.14.
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

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