Joseph Kim, MD

Joseph Kim, MD
Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology
Accepting new patients? Yes
Referrals required? From patients or physicians
Patient type treated: Adult
Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Dr. Joseph Kim received his medical oncology fellowship training at National Cancer Institute, NIH, where he received training in development of clinical trials of novel cancer therapies for genitourinary cancers and other solid tumors. He is also a recipient of several awards, including Young Investigator Award by Conquer Cancer Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Kim specializes in early phase clinical trials of novel cancer therapies and in caring for patients with prostate cancer, urinary tract and bladder cancer, penile cancer, testicular cancer, and other genitourinary malignancies. Dr. Kim research interest include DNA repair pathway, mTOR pathway, tumor hypoxia, cancer immunotherapy.  Dr. Kim is currently spearheading several NCI-sponsored clinical trials of PARP inhibitor, olaparib in combination with a VEGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor, cediranib, in prostate cancer (CTEP# 9984) and in other advanced solid tumors (CTEP #9881) as well as a mTOR inhibitor, sapanisertib (aka TAK228 or MLN0128) for advanced urinary tract cancers (CTEP #9767) as the Study Chair.  He is an active member of Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer, AACR and ASCO. 

Clinical Trials

New treatments for many conditions are tested in clinical trials, which ultimately bring lifesaving new drugs and devices to the patients who need them most. By participating in a clinical trial, you may get access to the most advanced treatments for your condition, and help determine their benefits for future patients.