Simon Kim, MD
Visiting Associate Professor, Surgery-Urology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (2004)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, University of Illinois At Chicago (1997)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Rochester (NY) (1995)
Internship:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2005)
Residency:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Chief Resident, Urology (2010)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Urologic Oncology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology

Professional Titles

  • Visiting Associate Professor, Surgery-Urology
  • Associate Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • Assistant Editor, Journal of Urology (2017)
  • Panel Member, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2015)
    Panel member for Prostate Cancer Early Detection
  • Career Development Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation and ASCO (2014)
    Dr. Kim was awarded a career development award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to assess the barriers to active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer.
  • Best Reviewer, Journal of Urology (2013)
  • Bronze Beeper, University of Michigan Medical School (2005)
    Excellence in teaching
  • Board of Trustees Scholarship, Rosalind Franklin Chicago Medical School (2004)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Rosalind Franklin Chicago Medical School (2004)
  • Cum Laude, University of Rochester (1995)
  • High Distinction in Health and Society, University of Rochester (1995)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado - Denver
    Urologic oncology Kidney, prostate, bladder, testicular, penile, adrenal cancer Robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery for localized and locally advanced genitourinary cancers Health Services Research, Shared decision-making
  • Associate Program Urology Residency Director (2019)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Urological Association, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Board of Urology, Diplomat
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member
  • European Urological Association, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Tony Grampsas Urologic Cancer Care Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Ct
1st Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0170

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Cancer Care - Urologic Oncology
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1094

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Urologic Oncology, Board Certification (2013)
  • Urology, Board Certification (2010)
  • American Board of Urology, Board Certification (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Urologic Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Testicular Cancer
  • Cancers - Sarcoma
  • Cancers - Prostate Cancer
  • Cancers - Kidney Cancer
  • Cancers - Bladder Cancer
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
Clinical Interests
I am a urologic oncologist and treat localized and locally advanced kidney, bladder, prostate testicular, penile and adrenal cancer. I strive to provide the highest quality and compassionate care for patients diagnosed with cancer and their family members. I also focus developing a treatment plan that involves patients and their families and individualize treatment plans to achieve the best possible outcome. I perform robotic, open and laparoscopic surgery for bladder, kidney, prostate, testicular, penile and adrenal cancer. He previously served as Director of Robotic Surgery and Director of Kidney and Bladder Cancer at his prior faculty position. I will also coordinate multi-disciplinary care with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to develops treatment plans for locally advanced and metastatic genitourinary cancers. Facing a cancer diagnosis can be difficult for patients and their families. Please feel free to email to help you and your family (E-mail: SIMON.KIM@UCDENVER.EDU).

Care Philosophy
I am a urologic oncologist and treat localized and locally advanced prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular, and penile cancer. Being diagnosed with cancer can be difficult for patients and their families. I strive to provide the highest quality and compassionate care for patients diagnosed with cancer and their family members. I perform robotic, open and laparoscopic surgery for bladder, kidney, prostate, testicular, penile and adrenal cancer. He previously served as Director of Robotic Surgery and Director of Kidney and Bladder Cancer at his prior faculty position. I focus on developing an individualized treatment plan that involves patients and their families to achieve the best possible outcome. I also collaborate with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to develop a multidisciplinary treatment plan if needed. My family members have been diagnosed with cancer. I understand that this can be stressful. I will work with you and your family members to get the best treatment plan and outcomes.

Public Speaking
Yes
Prostate cancer screening and treatment decisions, outcomes research for genitourinary cancers, shared decision-making.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (2004)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, University of Illinois At Chicago (1997)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Rochester (NY) (1995)
Internships:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Chief Resident, Urology (2010)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Urologic Oncology (2013)
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Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology
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