About Michelle Kim, MD, PhD

Michelle Kim, MD PhD is a urologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  She received her MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania where her PhD focused on healthcare management and economics.  Dr. Kim completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital where she stayed on as staff. Her clinical interests  focus on male and female voiding dysfunction and other benign diseases of the urinary tract. She delivers state of the art technology for treating enlarged prostates (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia).  She is also one of the few urologists performing transperineal biopsies which have been shown to be a safer and effective approach to prostate biopsies.  Outside of her clinical practice, Dr. Kim is interested in quality improvement and has studied quality improvement through public reporting of quality metrics and its effects on patient outcomes.  


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Mass General Urology
165 Cambridge St.
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 857-238-3838

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Urology, American Board of Urology

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  • Kim, M., Barnato, A., Angus, D., Fleisher, L. and Kahn, J. “The Effect of Multidisciplinary Care Teams on Intensive Care Unit Mortality.” Archives of Internal Medicine 2010, 170:369-376

    Kim, M., Metlay, J., Cohen, A., Feldman, H., Hennessey, s., Kimmel, S., Strom, B. and Doshi, J. “Hospitalization Costs associated with Warfarin-Related Bleeding Events among Older Community-dwelling Adults.” Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2010, 19(7):731-6

    Werner, R., Konetzka, R., and Kim, M. “Quality Improvement under Nursing Home Compare: Real or Artifact?” Medical Care 2013, 51(7):582-588

    Bechis, S., Kim, M., Wintner, A., and Kreydin, E. “Differential Response to Medical Therapy for Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.” Curr Bladder Dysfunc Rep 2015, 10(2):177-185

    Wintner, A., Kim, M., Bechis, S., and Kreydin, E. “Voiding Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis.” Seminars in Neurology 2016, 36 (2): 219-20

    Mata, D., Ramos, M., Kim, M., Guille, C., and Sen, S. “In their own words: an analysis of the experiences of medical interns reported during a prospective cohort study of depression.” Academic Medicine 2016, 91(9):1244-50

    Kreydin., E., Kim, M. et al. “Urinary Lignans are Associated with Decreased Lower Urinary Tract symptoms in Postmenopausal women.” Urology 2015, 86(4): 716-20

    Navavizadeh, R., Zangi, M., Kim, M. et al. “Herbal Supplements for Prostate Enlargement: Current State of the Evidence.” Urology, 2018, 112”145-150

    Kim, M. and Kreydin, E. “The Association of Serum Testosterone Levels and Urinary Incontinence in Women. Journal of Urology, 2018, 199(2):522-527

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