Office Address:
1215 21st Avenue South, Medical Center East, 5th floor, Nashville, TN, TN 37232

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Vascular Labs

Hometown
St. Louis, MO
Previous Institution
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Previous Role/Title
Staff Cardiologist, Associate Director
Specialty
Cardiovascular Medicine

Education

MD - Duke University
MPH - University of North Carolina
BS, Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Postgraduate Training

Internship

Medical Internship Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 7/2002-6/2003

Residency

Medical Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 7/2003-6/2005

Fellowship

Vascular Medicine Fellowship, 7/2008-12/2008

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 7/2005-6/2008

Clinical Interest

Esther (Soo Hyun) Kim is a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist with an interest in uncommon arterial disorders including spontaneous coronary artery dissection and fibromuscular dysplasia. She is the director of the Arteriopathy Clinic at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute and strives to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to patients with complex arterial diseases.

Areas of Expertise

  • Abdominal Aortic (AAA)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Carotid Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Surgery

Clinical Research Keywords:

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Arterial dissection, Arterial aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease, Vascular Medicine, Cardiology 

Research Keywords
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Vascular Medicine, Vascular Ultrasound