Jee-Hong Kim, M.D.

  • Instructor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Kim was born in West Lafayette, Indiana, and grew up in Seoul, South Korea. He completed his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Oregon majoring in Biochemistry. After finishing a year of research in cancer genetics, he went on to obtain his M.D at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He received a T-32 research grant and completed the Clinical Scientist Training Program focusing on clinical trials involving balloon dilation of the eustachian tube. Dr. Kim moved to Los Angeles, CA to complete his residency training in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California. He has conducted a variety of research on the topics of rhinology, allergies, head and neck cancers, and general Otolaryngology. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, and traveling. He is also an avid Oregon Ducks fan. 


  • M.D., 2016, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • University of Southern California Dept of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Honors and awards

  • Departmental Honors in Biochemistry at University of Oregon
  • Best scientific posters COSM
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Magna Cum Laude

Memberships and associations

  • American Rhinologic Society

Areas of interest

  • Rhinology clinical trials, patient quality of life, new medical devices, Rhinology clinical trials, patient quality of life, new medical devices, Inflammatory and malignant disease of paranasal sinuses and skull base


Selected publications

  • COVID-19 in the Clinic: Human testing of an aerosol containment mask for endoscopic clinic procedures(Otolaryngology- Head and neck surgery, in-press) COVID-19 in the Clinic: Aerosol containment mask for endoscopic otolaryngologic clinic procedures (Otolaryngology- Head and neck surgery, in-press) Kim J, Poole B, Cen SY, Sanossian N, Kezirian E. Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) vs. Non-TORS Tongue Resection for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Laryngoscope. Nov 2020 (In-press)Kim J, Ge M, Su


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