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Hong K. Kim, MD, MPH

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine

Secondary Appointment(s):



110 South Paca St 6th floor, STE 200 Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone (Primary):




Education and Training

  • University of California, Irvine, BS, Biological Science, 1997
  • University of California, Irvine, BA, Social Science, 1997
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, MPH, 2002
  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, MD, 2007
  • NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center, Emergency Medicine Residency, 2007 - 2011
  • NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center/New York City Poison Center, Medical Toxicology fellowship, 2011 - 2013

Research/Clinical Keywords

naloxone, opioid use disorder, antidotal therapy of poisoned patients, ECMO

Highlighted Publications

Kim HK, Takematsu M, Biary R, Hoffman RS, Smith SW.  Epidemic gasoline exposures following Hurricane Sandy. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013 Dec;28(6):586-91. [PMID: 24237625]

Kim HK, Nelson LS. Reducing the harm of opioid overdose with the safe use of naloxone: a pharmacologic review. Exp Op Drug Safety. 2015 July;14(7)1137-46. [PMID: 25865597]

Kim HK, Nelson LS. Reversal of opioid-induced ventilatory depression using low-dose naloxone (0.04 mg): a case series. J Med Toxicol 2016 Mar;12(1):107-10. [PMID: 26289651]

Kim HK, Heverling H. et al. Internet Training Resulted in Improved Trainee Performance in a Simulated Opioid Poisoned Patient as Measured by Checklist. J Med Toxicol 2016 April 1. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 27037564]

Wilkerson RG, Kim HK, Windsor TA, Mareiniss DP. The opioid epidemic in the United States. Emerg Med Clin North Am 2016 May;34(2):e1-e23. [Epub 2016 Feb 17][PMID: 27133252]

Clinical Specialty Details

Medical Toxicology Consult Service (inpatient), University of Maryland Medical Center