Frances S. Kim, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

About Dr. Kim

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION / EMPLOYMENT

4/4/11 – present         Trinity Women’s Health

12/10 – 3/11                  Trivalley Women’s Health

12/06 – 12/10              Crown Medical Group

2002 – 2006              Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Residency (Ob/Gyn)

1998 – 2002                Virginia Commonwealth Univ/Medical College of Virginia

Doctorate of Medicine May 2002

1995 – 1996                  University of California, Riverside

Study in Biomedical Sciences

1990 – 1994                 California Institute of Technology

B.S. in biology (graduated with honors)

HONORS & AWARDS

2015 – present            Chair of Loma Linda Murrieta Medical Center Murrieta

2014 – present            Vice Chairman of Loma Linda Murrieta Medical Center Murrieta

2014 – present            Vice Chairman of Southwest Healthcare

2014 – present            Chairman of Multidisciplinary Committee at Southwest Healthcare

2013 – present            Chairman of Interdisciplinary Committee at Loma Linda Murrieta Medical Center Murrieta

2012 – present            Member of Quality Review Committee at Loma Linda Murrieta Medical Center Murrieta

2010-2012                    Member of Quality Review Committee at Southwest Healthcare

2001                              Lillian Ding Scholarship

1999                              Pathology Honor Society

1996 – 2004                Publisher of several general surgery medical literatures

1995                              Eugene Cota-Robles Award ($25,000 for academic excellence)

1993 – 1994                Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Scholarship

1990 – 1994                Treadway Fund (academic excellence in biology)

CERTIFICATIONS

2011                            Board certified and FACOG

2004                            DEA certification

2004                            Medical Board of California License

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Rigberg DA, Kim FS, Sebastian JL, Kazanjian KK, McFadden DW. “Hypophosphorylated retinoblastoma protein is associated with G2 arrest in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.”

Journal of Surgical Research. 1999 June 1; 84(1): 101-105.

Rigberg DA, Centeno J, Kim FS, Swenson K, Maggard M, McFadden DW. “Irradiated induced up-regulation of Fas in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma not accompanied by fas ligand-mediated apoptosis.” Journal of Surg Oncology. 1999 June; 71(2): 91-96.

Rigberg DA, Blinman TA, Kim FS, Cole MA, McFadden DW. “Antisense blockade of p21/WAF1 decreases radiation-induced G2 arrest in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.” Journal of Surgical Research. 1999 Jan; 81(1): 6-10.

Rigberg DA, Kim FS, Blinman TA, Cole MA, Lane JS, So J, McFadden DW. “p21 expression is increased by irradiation in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.” Journal of Surgical Research.

1998 May; 76(2): 137-142.

Rigberg DA, Blinman TA, Kim FS, Cole MA, Hines OJ, Chandler C, McFadden DW. “N-acetylcysteine inhibits IL-6 production by LPS-stimulated enterocytes.” Surgical Forum; XL VIII, 1998.

Rigberg DA, Kim FS, Cole MA, Lane JS, McFadden DW. “p21 expression after irradiation in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.” Surgical Forum, XL VII: p 111-114, 1997.

Rigberg DA, Cole MA, Kim FS, So J, McFadden DW. “Pattern of cell cycle arrest is not predictive of radiation sensitivity in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in vitro.” Presented at the 1998 Society of Surgical Oncologist Meeting.

Rigberg DA, Blinman TA, Lane JS, Kim FS, Hines OJ, McFadden DW. “N-acetylcysteine abrogates the systemic response to murine intestinal ischemia/reperfusion.” Presented at the

1998 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Grise K, Kim FS, McFadden DW. “Hyperthermia-induced expression of heat shock protein prevents death in necrotizing pancreatitis.” Presented at the 1998 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Rigberg DA, Cole MA, Kim FS, McFadden DW. “The mutational status of p53 protein and chemoresistance in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in vitro.” Presented at the 1997 VA Surgeons Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky.

Rigberg DA, Kim FS, Lee S, Cole MA, Lane JS, McFadden DW. “Differential expression of p53 and p21 in chemotherapeutic treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in vitro.”

Presentation at the 1997 American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. and at the 52nd Annual

Session of the Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum.

Rigberg DA, Kim FS, Cole MA, Lane JS, McFadden DW. “Expression of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p21 is increased by irradiation-induced DNA damage in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.” Presented at the 1997 Assoc. of Academic Surgeon Meeting.

Kling KM, Kirby L, Kwan K, Kim FS, McFadden DW. “Interleukin 10 decrease in serum and tissue tumor necrosis factor alpha is associated with survival benefit in a necrotizing enterocolitis model.” Presented at the 1997 Assoc. of Academic Surgeon Meeting.

Kling KM, Kim FS, Cole MA, Rigberg DA, McFadden DW. “Peptide YY and apoptosis: clues to chemotherapy resistance in colon cancer.” Presented at the 1997 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

RESEARCH

2004                Morbidity and outcome of adjuvant chemoradiation following modified radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer.

Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Investigators: Christine Holschneider MD, Beth Karlan MD, and Ilana Cass MD

Summer 1999             American Cancer Society Research Fellowship, MCV

Preceptor Michael Hagan, MD, Dept of Radiology. Studied the impact of inhibition of map kinase on radiation-induced apoptosis in prostate cancer.

1996 – 1998    Research Assistant, UCLA Medical Center

Preceptor David McFadden, MD, Chief of General Surgery. Dept of General

Surgery. Studied chemotherapy resistance and sensitivity of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma; also studied influence of intestinal peptide Y on tumor growth and immune modulation of pancreatitis.

1995 – 1996    Research Fellowship, UC Riverside

Preceptor Tracy Lugo, PhD. Dept of Biomedical Sciences. Studied role of tumor suppressor genes involved with human malignant melanoma.

1993 -1994      Academic Research, California Institute of Technology

Preceptor Gilles Laurent, PhD. Dept of Behavioral Biology. Studied memory processing and retention process in cockroaches using computer imaging and biophysics.

1991 – 1992    Summer Research Fellowship, California Institute of Technology

Preceptor James Strauss, PhD. Dept of Biology. Isolation, sequencing, and characterization of mutant revertants of Sindbis virus.

HOBBIES/ACTIVITIES

Marathon runner

Zumba

Lakers fan

Cooking/baking