Faculty Profiles: Robert Y Kim MD

Robert Y. Kim, M.D.


Research Interests:

“My special interests are in the treatment of prostate cancer and gynecologic cancer. My research focuses on image-based treatment planning of intracavitary brachytherapy and application of new technology to improve local control of tumor with less damage to the organs at risk.”


Tracey Cotton-Young
Phone (205) 934-5670
Email: tcotton@uabmc.edu

Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35249
Education and Postdoctoral Training:
  • Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Premedical Course, 1960-1962
  • College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Doctor Of Medicine, 1966 (1962-1966)
  • 1969 - 1970, Internship, The Medical Center, Columbus, Georgia
  • 1970 - 1972, Residency, Pathology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1972 - 1974, Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

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Awards / Honors:

  • 1996, Recertification item writer for American Board of Radiology, Recertification Examination, Radiation Oncology
  • 1998, Fellowship in American College of Radiology
  • 2000, Fellowship in American College of Radiation Oncology
  • 2000, ASTRO – Silver Pin Club
  • 2004 – 2005, President, Korean American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (KASTRO)
  • 2006 – 2007, Chairman of the KASTRO Board