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Paul E Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
GNH 3740B Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7425


Dr. Kim, a native of Ohio, received a BS in biomedical sciences from University of Michigan and a medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He did his residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in Neuroradiology at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. After completion of his residency and fellowship training he joined private practice, West Valley Radiology Medical Group, in West Hills from September 1994 till August 1999. He reinstated his medical privileges at USC from September 1999 – present. He has been an invited instructor for the American Society of Spine Radiology and currently a reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology and Neurosurgery. He also has been an invited author for multiple textbooks and journals.


Nayyar M, Mayo MC, Shiroishi M, Commins D, Liu CY, Go JL, Kim PE, Zee CS, Law M, Lerner A. Atypical central neurocytoma with metastatic craniospinal dissemination: a case report. Clin Imaging. 2016 Nov - Dec; 40(6):1108-1111. View in: PubMed

Shiroishi MS, Cen SY, Tamrazi B, D'Amore F, Lerner A, King KS, Kim PE, Law M, Hwang DH, Boyko OB, Liu CS. Predicting Meningioma Consistency on Preoperative Neuroimaging Studies. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2016 Apr; 27(2):145-54. View in: PubMed

Kim P, Salazar A, Ross PA, Newth CJ, Khemani RG. Comparison of Tidal Volumes at the Endotracheal Tube and at the Ventilator. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 16(9):e324-31. View in: PubMed

Tuchman A, Yu C, Chang EL, Kim PE, Rusch MC, Apuzzo ML. Radiosurgery for metastatic disease at the craniocervical junction. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1331-6. View in: PubMed

Lerner A, Mogensen MA, Kim PE, Shiroishi MS, Hwang DH, Law M. Clinical applications of diffusion tensor imaging. World Neurosurg. 2014 Jul-Aug; 82(1-2):96-109. View in: PubMed

Huhdanpaa H, Hwang DH, Gasparian GG, Booker MT, Cen Y, Lerner A, Boyko OB, Go JL, Kim PE, Rajamohan A, Law M, Shiroishi MS. Image coregistration: quantitative processing framework for the assessment of brain lesions. J Digit Imaging. 2014 Jun; 27(3):369-79. View in: PubMed

Dicarlo J, Agarwal-Hashmi R, Shah A, Kim P, Craveiro L, Killen R, Rosenberg-Hasson Y, Maecker H. Cytokine and chemokine patterns across 100 days after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Mar; 20(3):361-9. View in: PubMed

Shaw S, Kim P, Millett D. Status epilepticus amauroticus revisited: ictal and peri-ictal homonymous hemianopsia. Arch Neurol. 2012 Nov; 69(11):1504-7. View in: PubMed

Kim PE, Shiroishi MS. Medicolegal hazards: potential pitfalls for neuroimagers. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2012 Aug; 22(3):527-38. View in: PubMed

Lucas JW, Jones J, Farin A, Kim P, Giannotta SL. Cervical spine dural arteriovenous fistula with coexisting spinal radiculopial artery aneurysm presenting as subarachnoid hemorrhage: case report. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jan; 70(1):259-63. View in: PubMed

Terterov S, Taghva A, Khalessi AA, Kim PE, Liu C. Intramedullary abscess of the spinal cord in the setting of patent foramen ovale. World Neurosurg. 2011 Sep-Oct; 76(3-4):361. e11-4. View in: PubMed

Winer JL, Kim PE, Law M, Liu CY, Apuzzo ML. Visualizing the future: enhancing neuroimaging with nanotechnology. World Neurosurg. 2011 May-Jun; 75(5-6):626-37; discussion 618-9. View in: PubMed

Jones J, Lerner A, Kim PE, Law M, Hsieh PC. Diffusion tensor imaging in the assessment of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: a report on preliminary results in 3 cases and review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Mar; 30(3):E14. View in: PubMed

Taghva A, Khalessi AA, Kim PE, Liu CY, Apuzzo ML. From atom to brain: applications of molecular imaging to neurosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2010 May; 73(5):477-85. View in: PubMed

Taghva A, Kim PE, Liu CY, Apuzzo ML. Molecular imaging, part 1: apertures into the landscape of genomic medicine. World Neurosurg. 2010 Apr; 73(4):307-16. View in: PubMed

Hoh DJ, Larsen DW, Elder JB, Kim PE, Giannotta SL, Liu CY. Novel use of an endovascular embolectomy device for retrograde suction decompression-assisted clip ligation of a large paraclinoid aneurysm: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2008 May; 62(5 Suppl 2):ONSE412-3; discussion ONSE413-4. View in: PubMed

Kim PE, Zee CS. Imaging of the cerebrum. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jul; 61(1 Suppl):123-46; discussion 146. View in: PubMed

Oh BC, Pagnini PG, Wang MY, Liu CY, Kim PE, Yu C, Apuzzo ML. Stereotactic radiosurgery: adjacent tissue injury and response after high-dose single fraction radiation: Part I--Histology, imaging, and molecular events. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jan; 60(1):31-44; discussion 44-5. View in: PubMed

Go JL, Lee SC, Kim PE. Imaging of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2006; 21(5):E4. View in: PubMed

Wang MY, Kim KA, Liu CY, Kim P, Apuzzo ML. Reliability of three-dimensional fluoroscopy for detecting pedicle screw violations in the thoracic and lumbar spine. Neurosurgery. 2004 May; 54(5):1138-42; discussion 1142-3. View in: PubMed

Nelson MD, Tavaré CJ, Petrus L, Kim P, Gilles FH. Changes in the size of the lateral ventricles in the normal-term newborn following vaginal delivery. Pediatr Radiol. 2003 Dec; 33(12):831-5. View in: PubMed

Kim PE, Singh M. Functional magnetic resonance imaging for brain mapping in neurosurgery. Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Jul 15; 15(1):E1. View in: PubMed

Zee CS, Go JL, Kim PE, Mitchell D, Ahmadi J. Imaging of the pituitary and parasellar region. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2003 Jan; 14(1):55-80, vi. View in: PubMed

Zee CS, Hovanessian A, Go JL, Kim PE. Imaging of sequelae of head trauma. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2002 May; 12(2):325-38, ix. View in: PubMed

Kim PE, Go JL, Zee CS. Radiographic assessment of cranial gunshot wounds. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2002 May; 12(2):229-48. View in: PubMed

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