Irene Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Irene Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

MCW Neurosurgery

Introduction

Dr. Kim has subspecialty training in pediatric neurosurgery. Her practice includes general pediatric neurosurgery, but she has particular interests in brain tumors, spine tumors, epilepsy, spina bifida, and vascular diseases. She believes in working together as a team to provide the best care for her patients and their families.

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC (2005-2009)
  • Internship, Neurological Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (2009-2010)
  • Residency, Neurological Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (2010-2016)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (2016-2017)

Awards & Honors

  • 2001–2005 – Herman B. Wells Scholarship
  • 2004 – Howard Hughes Medical Institute Capstone Independent Research Opportunity Grant
  • 2005 – Excellence in Research Award, Indiana University Department of Psychology
  • 2017 – Presentation Award, 3rd Place. Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research & Care

Publications

Title

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Surgical Services

  • Epilepsy Surgery (including Vagal Nerve Stimulator)

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Tumors
  • Spine Tumors
  • Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Disorders

Locations

  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin