Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dr. Matthew Kim reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Kim is an Associate Physician in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Type 2 Diabetes
Thyroid Nodules
Paget's Disease of the Bone
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Type 1 Diabetes
Metabolic Syndrome
Thyroid Cancer
Type 1 Diabetes: Recently Diagnosed
Type 1 Diabetes: Living With the Disease
Type 1 Diabetes: Living With Complications
Type 2 Diabetes: Recently Diagnosed
Type 2 Diabetes: Living With the Disease
Type 2 Diabetes: Living With Complications


MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1996
Internship and Residency: Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1996–1999
Fellowship: Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1999–2002
Fellowship: Applied Fellowship in Medical Informatics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2001–2003

Academic Appointments

Associate Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American College of Physicians
American Medical Informatics Association
American Society of Internal Medicine
Endocrine Society

Selected Publications

  1. Kim MI, Ladenson PW, Clark DP, Owens CL (2009). Preoperative considerations in the evaluation of a thyroid nodule and well differentiated thyroid cancer. in: Tufano RP, Zeiger M, Weber RS, eds. Atlas of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Philadelphia: Mosby.
  2. Kim MI, Tufano RP (2008). Medical Management of Benign Thyroid Diseases. In: Gourin CG, Terris DJ, eds. Thyroid and Parathyroid diseases: Medical and Surgical Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases. New York: Thieme.
  3. Kim MI, Ladenson PW. (2007). Hypothyroidism in the Elderly. In Available online:
  4. Kim MI (2006). An integrated graphic scheme for the display of insulin prescription and blood glucose information. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 8(4): 505-512.
  5. Kim MI (2006). Endocrinology. In: Flynn J, editor. Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine American Edition, New York: Oxford University Press.
  6. Sabet A, Berkenblit GV, Kim MI (2006). Thyroid Disorders. In: Piccini J, editor. The Ossler Medical Handbook. Philadelphia: Mosby.
  7. Ladenson PW, Kim MI (2006). The Thyroid. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 23rd Edition. New York: Elsevier.
  8. Kim MI, Johnson KB (2004). Patient entry of information: Evaluating user interfaces. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 6(2):e13.
  9. Ladenson PW, Kim MI, eds. (2002). Endocrinology and Metabolism: An Internet Resource Guide. Montvale, NJ: Thomson Medical Economics.
  10. Kim MI, Johnson KB (2002). Personal health records: Evaluation of functionality and utility. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 9(2): 171-180 (Selected for inclusion in the IMIA 2003 Yearbook of Medical Informatics.)
  11. Kim MI, Ladenson PW (2001). Thyrotoxicosis. in RE Rakel, ET Bope, eds., Conn's Current Therapy, pp. 677-681. Philadelphia: WB Saunders.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Last Updated: January 27, 2010

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