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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.



Abdominal CT Scan

Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

Abdominal MRI

Abdominal X-Ray

Colon Contrast X-Ray

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan


Fluoroscopic Studies

Image-Guided Biopsies

Image-guided Biopsy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan


Swallowing Function w/Cineradiography

Transvaginal Ultrasound


Upper GI Tract X-Ray

Virtual Colonoscopy



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

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

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

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

PubMed Articles
Wnorowski AM Menias CO Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Hara AK Lubner MG Mucin-Containing Rectal Carcinomas: Overview of Unique Clinical and Imaging Features. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2019 Apr 17;:1-9
[PubMed ID: 30995095]
Kim DK Hunter P Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended immunization schedule for adults aged 19 years or older - United States, 2019. Am J Transplant . 2019 Apr;19(4):1232-1235
[PubMed ID: 30908825]
Kim DK Hunter P Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2019. Ann Intern Med . 2019 Feb 5;170(3):182-92
[PubMed ID: 30716757]
Gollub MJ Arya S Beets-Tan RG dePrisco G Gonen M Jhaveri K Kassam Z Kaur H Kim D Knezevic A Korngold E Lall C Lalwani N Blair Macdonald D Moreno C Nougaret S Pickhardt P Sheedy S Harisinghani M Use of magnetic resonance imaging in rectal cancer patients: Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) rectal cancer disease-focused panel (DFP) recommendations 2017. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Nov;43(11):2893-2902
[PubMed ID: 29785540]
Expert Panel on Gastrointestinal Imaging:. Garcia EM Camacho MA Karolyi DR Kim DH Cash BD Chang KJ Feig BW Fowler KJ Kambadakone AR Lambert DL Levy AD Marin D Moreno C Peterson CM Scheirey CD Siegel A Smith MP Weinstein S Carucci LR ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Right Lower Quadrant Pain-Suspected Appendicitis. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Nov;15(11S):S373-S387
[PubMed ID: 30392606]
Expert Panels on Vascular Imaging and Gastrointestinal Imaging:. Ginsburg M Obara P Lambert DL Hanley M Steigner ML Camacho MA Chandra A Chang KJ Gage KL Peterson CM Ptak T Verma N Kim DH Carucci LR Dill KE ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Imaging of Mesenteric Ischemia. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Nov;15(11S):S332-S340
[PubMed ID: 30392602]
Expert Panel on Gastrointestinal Imaging:. Scheirey CD Fowler KJ Therrien JA Kim DH Al-Refaie WB Camacho MA Cash BD Chang KJ Garcia EM Kambadakone AR Lambert DL Levy AD Marin D Moreno C Noto RB Peterson CM Smith MP Weinstein S Carucci LR ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Acute Nonlocalized Abdominal Pain. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 Nov;15(11S):S217-S231
[PubMed ID: 30392591]
Kim NY Kim DH Pickhardt PJ Carchman EH Wald A Robbins JB Defecography: An Overview of Technique, Interpretation, and Impact on Patient Care. Gastroenterol Clin North Am . 2018 Sep;47(3):553-568
[PubMed ID: 30115437]
Pickhardt PJ Pooler BD Kim DH Hassan C Matkowskyj KA Halberg RB The Natural History of Colorectal Polyps: Overview of Predictive Static and Dynamic Features. Gastroenterol Clin North Am . 2018 Sep;47(3):515-536
[PubMed ID: 30115435]
Kim DH Moreno CC Pickhardt PJ Computed Tomography Colonography: Pearls and Pitfalls. Radiol Clin North Am . 2018 Sep;56(5):719-735
[PubMed ID: 30119770]
Moreno CC Fibus TF Krupinski EA Kim DH Pickhardt PJ Addressing Racial Disparity in Colorectal Cancer Screening With CT Colonography: Experience in an African-American Cohort. Clin Colorectal Cancer . 2018 Jun;17(2):e363-e367
[PubMed ID: 29572136]
Expert Panel on Gastrointestinal Imaging:. Moreno C Kim DH Bartel TB Cash BD Chang KJ Feig BW Fowler KJ Garcia EM Kambadakone AR Lambert DL Levy AD Marin D Peterson CM Scheirey CD Smith MP Weinstein S Carucci LR ACR Appropriateness Criteria<sup>®</sup> Colorectal Cancer Screening. J Am Coll Radiol . 2018 May;15(5S):S56-S68
[PubMed ID: 29724427]
Lee SJ Zea R Kim DH Lubner MG Deming DA Pickhardt PJ CT texture features of liver parenchyma for predicting development of metastatic disease and overall survival in patients with colorectal cancer. Eur Radiol . 2018 Apr;28(4):1520-1528
[PubMed ID: 29164382]
Kim DH CT colonography: the ideal colorectal cancer screening test. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Mar;43(3):515-516
[PubMed ID: 29460039]
Chang KJ Kim DH CTC technique: methods to ensure an optimal exam. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Mar;43(3):523-538
[PubMed ID: 29450610]
Park SH Kim DH CT colonography interpretation: how to maximize polyp detection and minimize overcalling. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Mar;43(3):539-553
[PubMed ID: 29404639]
Kim DH Lubner MG Cahoon AR Pooler BD Pickhardt PJ Flat Serrated Polyps at CT Colonography: Relevance, Appearance, and Optimizing Interpretation. Radiographics . 2018 Jan-Feb;38(1):60-74
[PubMed ID: 29148927]
Pickhardt PJ Edwards K Bruining DH Gollub M Kupfer S Lubner SJ Kim DH Ross E Keenan E Weinberg DS Prospective Trial Evaluating the Surgical Anastomosis at One-Year Colorectal Cancer Surveillance: CT Colonography Versus Optical Colonoscopy and Implications for Patient Care. Dis Colon Rectum . 2017 Nov;60(11):1162-1167
[PubMed ID: 28991080]
Smith MA Weiss JM Potvien A Schumacher JR Gangnon RE Kim DH Weeth-Feinstein LA Pickhardt PJ Insurance Coverage for CT Colonography Screening: Impact on Overall Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates. Radiology . 2017 Sep;284(3):717-724
[PubMed ID: 28696184]
Pooler BD Kim DH Pickhardt PJ Extracolonic Findings at Screening CT Colonography: Prevalence, Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2017 Jul;209(1):94-102
[PubMed ID: 28333541]