Robert Kim


Dr. Kim was born in Ontario, Canada but traveled to the U.S. for his education. He received his bachelor’s degree at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. He received his M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He then completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. Finally, he completed his Cardiology fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and joined the faculty full-time in 2007. He serves as Director of Consultative Cardiology.

Dr. Kim practices General Cardiology and cares for patients with hypertension, coronary artery disease and its complications, valvular heart conditions, cardiomyopathies, and those who have undergone heart surgery or interventional procedures. Dr. Kim was the Associate Program Director for the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship program of Weill Cornell Medicine from 2008 to 2022. He has been the Course Unit leader of the Weill Cornell medical students’ pathophysiology-based unit on cardiovascular disease since 2008 and Course Director of the Cardiology Salzburg Seminar program of the Open Medical Institute and American Austrian Foundation since 2018. He is also the co-founder of the Quality Improvement Academy at Weill Cornell/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.