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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kim obtained a combined undergraduate/medical degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, through the Inteflex program. He undertook residency training at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, followed by a fellowship in abdominal imaging at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. He spent five years at Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics in Memphis, Tenn., prior to joining the abdominal division at the University of Wisconsin in 2005. He is the Vice Chair of Education and residency program director.



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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

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


Dr. Kim's research interests primarily revolve around colorectal cancer screening by CT colonography and rectal cancer staging at MR.

PubMed Articles
Pooler BD Kim DH Pickhardt PJ . Indeterminate but Likely Unimportant Extracolonic Findings at Screening CT Colonography (C-RADS Category E3): Incidence and Outcomes Data From a Clinical Screening Program. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Nov;207(5):996-1001
[PubMed ID: 27505184]
Kleedehn M Kim DH Lee FT Lubner MG Robbins JB Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL . Preoperative Pulmonary Nodule Localization: A Comparison of Methylene Blue and Hookwire Techniques. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Sep 22;:1-6
[PubMed ID: 27657546]
Pooler BD Lubner MG Kim DH Chen OT Li K Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Prospective Evaluation of Reduced Dose Computed Tomography for the Detection of Low-Contrast Liver Lesions: Direct Comparison with Concurrent Standard Dose Imaging. Eur Radiol. 2016 Sep 5;
[PubMed ID: 27595834]
Pickhardt PJ Pooler BD Mbah I Weiss JM Kim DH . Colorectal Findings at Repeat CT Colonography Screening after Initial CT Colonography Screening Negative for Polyps Larger than 5 mm. Radiology. 2016 Aug 22;:160582
[PubMed ID: 27552558]
Kim DU Lubner MG Mellnick VM Joshi G Pickhardt PJ . Heterotopic pancreatic rests: imaging features, complications, and unifying concepts. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Aug 20;
[PubMed ID: 27544356]
Kim DH Matkowskyj KA Pickhardt PJ . Serrated polyps are detected at CT colonography: clinical observations over the past decade and results from CTC-based screening of average risk adults. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Aug;41(8):1445-7
[PubMed ID: 27405644]
Yee J Chang KJ Dachman AH Kim DH McFarland EG Pickhardt PJ Cash BD Bruining DH Zalis ME . The Added Value of the CT Colonography Reporting and Data System. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Aug;13(8):931-5
[PubMed ID: 27260486]
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 Aug;280(2):455-63
[PubMed ID: 26878227]
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]
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 Muñoz del Rio A 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]