Biography & Education


Edsel U. Kim, M.D., is an ear, nose and throat surgeon who works in conjunction with neurosurgeons on minimally invasive techniques, including endoscopic skull-base surgery. He is medical director and chair of the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

Dr. Kim has been involved in clinical trials for cancer vaccine and treatments and has been published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology and “Gene Therapy of Cancer” (second edition).

Dr. Kim earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed a residency at University of Michigan’s Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His post-doctoral fellowship at University of Michigan included work in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and anterior skull-base surgery.

Clinical articles
Case study: a rare brain tumor ...
Endoscopic approaches to the skull base

Areas of expertise

Otolaryngology, Minimally-invasive surgery, Endoscopic skull-base surgery

He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Westside Ear, Nose & Throat
9155 SW Barnes Road
Suite 536
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-935-8110


Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic surgery