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Ronald J. Kim MD


  • "As always, Dr. Kim provided excellent care, empathy, and follow up during and after my most recent follow-up visit. He listened to my questions addressed my needs and allayed my concerns. After getting an unexpected elevated PSA result following this visit, Dr. Kim quickly responded to my concerns and explained the next steps to address. I’m blessed to be under the outstanding care of Dr. Kim and his nurse assistant Lupe." 

Ronald J. Kim MD

Ronald Kim is a board-certified urologist who did his primary urologic training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College. He practices general urology with interests in kidney stone disease and female incontinence. His primary focus is laparoscopic, minimally-invasive robotic surgery of the prostate and kidney. He also serves as an official proctor for Intuitive for new Da Vinci robotic surgeons. He is on staff at Advocate Condell Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.

He is a native of Chicagoland and resides in the north suburbs with his wife and two children.

Education and Training

2008 - 2011
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois United States
Residency - Urology
2005 - 2008
University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa United States
Residency - Urology
University of Illinois at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire United States
Bachelor's Degree

Illinois State Medical License
Wisconsin State Medical License
American Board of Urology

American Urological Association

Special Interests
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Kidney Stone Disease

Chyluria after partial nephrectomy: case report and review of the literature

Kim RJ, Joudi FN. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009 Jan 18;9:1-4. doi: 10.1100/tsw.2009.5. PMID: 19151891 Free PMC article. Review.

Striated muscle and nerve fascicle distribution in the female rat urethral sphincter

Kim RJ, Kerns JM, Liu S, Nagel T, Zaszczurynski P, Lin DL, Damaser MS. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2007 Feb;290(2):145-54. doi: 10.1002/ar.20420. PMID: 17441207 Free article.

Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in human and mouse red blood cell membranes and its interaction with ecto-apyrase

Sterling KM Jr, Shah S, Kim RJ, Johnston NI, Salikhova AY, Abraham EH. J Cell Biochem. 2004 Apr 15;91(6):1174-82. doi: 10.1002/jcb.20017. PMID: 15048872

Peptides containing cyclin/Cdk-nuclear localization signal motifs derived from viral initiator proteins bind to DNA when unphosphorylated

Kim RJ, Moine S, Reese DK, Bullock PA. J Virol. 2002 Dec;76(23):11785-92. doi: 10.1128/jvi.76.23.11785-11792.2002. PMID: 12414920 Free PMC article.