Samuel Kim, MD, FACOG
Dr. Samuel Kim is a highly-esteemed reproductive endocrinologist, scientist and
a pioneer in ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation .
Dr. Kim previously served as was Professor and Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He performed the first human ovarian transplantation and reported the first baby from frozen eggs in Kansas. Most recently, he was the Director of the fertility center at the American-Sino Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Shanghai.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine and completed his residence training at Temple University and Chief resident and fellowship at University of Washington, Seattle (WHRH, REI ). He also served as Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Leeds, England (REI ) and Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach (Reproductive Surgery & Infertility) and Chief Resident at Temple University Hospital.
In addition to receiving numerous scientific awards, Dr. Kim has published extensively in many prestigious journals, including Nature, has authored several chapters for medical textbooks, and also edited and authored three books, including Principles and Practice of Fertility Preservation.
Dr. Kim spearheaded the founding of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) and served as the second president of ISFP. He is a sought after lecturer and his expertise and research has made worldwide news, including the BBC and NBC. Currently, Dr. Kim serves on the editorial board of several medical journals including Fertility and Sterility.
Dr. Kim joined Eden Fertility Center in Newport Beach to provide high quality care for reproductive endocrinology and infertility patients. His plan is to establish the fertility preservation program and to expand groundbreaking technologies to address fertility challenges after cancer as well as for women seeking to delay childbearing for various reasons.
Dr. Kim speaks English and Korean.