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Associate Professor
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kim is an associate professor in the abdominal division of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the residency program director. His strong interest in resident education complements his primary research interests, which revolve around CT colonography.



UW Health Clinics

1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2050 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
202 S. Park (Meriter)
(608) 417-6090 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8340 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
(608) 265-8731 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Residency Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO
Internship University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 1993

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Abdominal CT Scan
  • Abdominal MRI
  • Abdominal X-Ray
  • Colon Contrast X-Ray
  • Esophagram
  • Swallowing Function w/Cineradiography
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Upper GI Tract X-Ray
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
PubMed Articles
Lee MH Hinshaw JL Kim DH Pickhardt PJ . Symptomatic Versus Asymptomatic Colorectal Cancer: Predictive Features at CT Colonography. Acad Radiol. 2016 Jun;23(6):712-7
[PubMed ID: 26852246]
Kim DH Matkowskyj KA Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Munoz Del Rio A Pooler BD Weiss JM Pickhardt PJ . Serrated Polyps at CT Colonography: Prevalence and Characteristics of the Serrated Polyp Spectrum. Radiology. 2016 Feb 15;:151608
[PubMed ID: 26878227]
Pooler BD Kim DH Pickhardt PJ . Potentially Important Extracolonic Findings at Screening CT Colonography: Incidence and Outcomes Data From a Clinical Screening Program. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Feb;206(2):313-8
[PubMed ID: 26491809]
Pooler BD Kim DH Weiss JM Matkowskyj KA Pickhardt PJ . Colorectal Polyps Missed with Optical Colonoscopy Despite Previous Detection and Localization with CT Colonography. Radiology. 2016 Feb;278(2):422-9
[PubMed ID: 26280354]
Theis J Kim DH Lubner MG Del Rio AM Pickhardt PJ . CT colonography after incomplete optical colonoscopy: bowel preparation quality at same-day vs. deferred examination. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Jan;41(1):10-8
[PubMed ID: 26830606]
Kim DH Carucci LR Baker ME Cash BD Dillman JR Feig BW Fowler KJ Gage KL Noto RB Smith MP Yaghmai V Yee J Lalani T . ACR Appropriateness Criteria Crohn Disease. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct;12(10):1048-57.e4
[PubMed ID: 26435118]
Patrick JL Bakke JR Bannas P Kim DH Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ . Erratum to: objective volumetric comparison of room air versus carbon dioxide for colonic distention at screening CT colonography. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug;40(6):2067
[PubMed ID: 25956136]
Lubner MG Pooler BD Kitchin DR Tang J Li K Kim DH Munoz del Rio A Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Sub-milliSievert (sub-mSv) CT colonography: a prospective comparison of image quality and polyp conspicuity at reduced-dose versus standard-dose imaging. Eur Radiol. 2015 Jul;25(7):2089-102
[PubMed ID: 25903700]
Kim DH . Introduction to the special section on small bowel imaging. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Jun;40(5):937
[PubMed ID: 25985967]
Smith MP Katz DS Lalani T Carucci LR Cash BD Kim DH Piorkowski RJ Small WC Spottswood SE Tulchinsky M Yaghmai V Yee J Rosen MP . ACR Appropriateness Criteria┬« Right Lower Quadrant Pain--Suspected Appendicitis. Ultrasound Q. 2015 Jun;31(2):85-91
[PubMed ID: 25364964]
Patrick JL Bakke JR Bannas P Kim DH Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ . Objective volumetric comparison of room air versus carbon dioxide for colonic distention at screening CT colonography. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Feb;40(2):231-6
[PubMed ID: 25081924]
Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Tang J del Rio AM Chen GH . Prospective evaluation of prior image constrained compressed sensing (PICCS) algorithm in abdominal CT: a comparison of reduced dose with standard dose imaging. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Jan;40(1):207-21
[PubMed ID: 24943136]
Pickhardt PJ Bakke J Kuo J Robbins JB Lubner MG del Rio AM Kim DH . Volumetric analysis of colonic distention according to patient position at CT colonography: diagnostic value of the right lateral decubitus series. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec;203(6):W623-8
[PubMed ID: 25415727]
Pooler BD Lubner MG Kim DH Ryckman EM Sivalingam S Tang J Nakada SY Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Prospective trial of the detection of urolithiasis on ultralow dose (sub mSv) noncontrast computerized tomography: direct comparison against routine low dose reference standard. J Urol. 2014 Nov;192(5):1433-9
[PubMed ID: 24859440]
Pooler BD Kim DH Lam VP Burnside ES Pickhardt PJ . CT Colonography Reporting and Data System (C-RADS): benchmark values from a clinical screening program. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun;202(6):1232-7
[PubMed ID: 24848819]
Yee J Kim DH Rosen MP Lalani T Carucci LR Cash BD Feig BW Fowler KJ Katz DS Smith MP Yaghmai V . ACR Appropriateness Criteria colorectal cancer screening. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Jun;11(6):543-51
[PubMed ID: 24793959]
Kim DH Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Munoz del Rio A Pooler BD Pickhardt PJ . Contrast coating for the surface of flat polyps at CT colonography: a marker for detection. Eur Radiol. 2014 Apr;24(4):940-6
[PubMed ID: 24482303]
Pickhardt PJ Lam VP Weiss JM Kennedy GD Kim DH . Carpet lesions detected at CT colonography: clinical, imaging, and pathologic features. Radiology. 2014 Feb;270(2):435-43
[PubMed ID: 24029647]
Weiss JM Smith MA Pickhardt PJ Kraft SA Flood GE Kim DH Strutz E Pfau PR . Predictors of colorectal cancer screening variation among primary-care providers and clinics. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul;108(7):1159-67
[PubMed ID: 23670114]
Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Pooler BD Hinshaw JL Barlow D Jensen D Reichelderfer M Cash BD . Assessment of volumetric growth rates of small colorectal polyps with CT colonography: a longitudinal study of natural history. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Jul;14(8):711-20
[PubMed ID: 23746988]