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Headshot of Dr. Robert Kim, MD (Professor, Radiation Oncology) in white medical coat, November 2020.

Professor Emeritus

Areas of Interest:
Brachytherapy, Gynecological (GYN), Genitourinary (GU)

Physical Address
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Administrative Contact
Helen Smith

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."

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

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