Dr. Dae Kim

Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

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Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Dr. Dae Kim

Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School


Dae Hyun Kim, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D. is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a staff geriatrician and epidemiologist in the Division of Gerontology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Kim is board-certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. He received M.D. from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and Sc.D. in epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his internal medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and the Harvard Combined Geriatrics Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interest includes predicting prognosis and evaluating frailty and functional status of older patients who are undergoing cardiac surgery. His current research focuses on comparative effectiveness of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in improving cognitive and physical functional status in older patients with severe aortic stenosis, developing prediction models of mortality and disability, and measuring frailty level in large datasets of health care utilization. He is actively involved in educating Harvard geriatrics fellows and graduate students at Harvard School of Public Health.


Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Sc.D., 2014
2009 To 2014
Dissertation: Epidemiologic Studies of Functional Status in Older Adults
Advisor: Francine Grodstein, Sc.D.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
M.P.H., 2005
2004 To 2005
Dissertation: Heart Rate Variability and Cognitive Impairment in Older Women
Advisor: Paulo Chaves, M.D. Ph.D.

Yonsei University
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
M.D., 2001
1995 To 2001

Job History

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Staff Geriatrician
Boston, MA, United States
July 2010 - present

Areas Of Expertise

  • Geriatrics

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