Sun Kim

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
115 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

Professional Education

Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)

Medical Education: UC San Diego School of Medicine (1998) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2007) CA

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001) TX

M.S., Stanford University, Epidemiology (2007)

M.D., U.C. San Diego, Medicine (1998)

B.A., Stanford University, Psychology (1993)

Honors & Awards

Career Development Award, NIH/NIMH (2007)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Kim Sun is the BEST doctor I have been to in Stanford.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I love Dr. Kim! She's my favorite doctor of all time.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I was overwhelmed with her knowledge and her ability to explain what should be done -

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

She was extremely knowledgeable. She took the time to review everything with me and explained the next step.

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C-reactive protein and risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in 268 803 East Asians
Sung, K.-C., Ryu, S., Chang, Y., Byrne, C. D., & Kim, S. H. (2014). C-reactive protein and risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in 268 803 East Asians. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 35(27), 1809-1816.

Ability of the plasma concentration ratio of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to identify increased cardio-metabolic risk in an east Asian population
Sung, K.-C., Reaven, G., & Kim, S. (2014). Ability of the plasma concentration ratio of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to identify increased cardio-metabolic risk in an east Asian population. DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, 105(1), 96-101.

Effect of Salsalate on Insulin Action, Secretion, and Clearance in Nondiabetic, Insulin-Resistant Individuals: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study
Kim, S. H., Liu, A., Ariel, D., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. (2014). Effect of Salsalate on Insulin Action, Secretion, and Clearance in Nondiabetic, Insulin-Resistant Individuals: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. DIABETES CARE, 37(7), 1944-1950.

A retrospective cohort study to evaluate the impact of meaningful weight loss on fertility outcomes in an overweight population with infertility
Kort, J. D., Winget, C., Kim, S. H., & Lathi, R. B. (2014). A retrospective cohort study to evaluate the impact of meaningful weight loss on fertility outcomes in an overweight population with infertility. FERTILITY AND STERILITY, 101(5), 1400-1403.

Pancreatic beta cell function following liraglutide-augmented weight loss in individuals with prediabetes: analysis of a randomised, placebo-controlled study
Kim, S. H., Liu, A., Ariel, D., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. (2014). Pancreatic beta cell function following liraglutide-augmented weight loss in individuals with prediabetes: analysis of a randomised, placebo-controlled study. DIABETOLOGIA, 57(3), 455-462.

Sex Differences in Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. (2013). Sex Differences in Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease Risk. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 98(11), E1716-E1721.

Benefits of Liraglutide Treatment in Overweight and Obese Older Individuals With Prediabetes
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Liu, A., Ariel, D., & Reaven, G. (2013). Benefits of Liraglutide Treatment in Overweight and Obese Older Individuals With Prediabetes. DIABETES CARE, 36(10), 3276-3282.

Beyond fasting plasma glucose: The association between coronary heart disease risk and postprandial glucose, postprandial insulin and insulin resistance in healthy, nondiabetic adults
Bhat, S. L., Abbasi, F. A., Blasey, C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2013). Beyond fasting plasma glucose: The association between coronary heart disease risk and postprandial glucose, postprandial insulin and insulin resistance in healthy, nondiabetic adults. METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 62(9), 1223-1226.

Relationship between Insulin Resistance and Coronary Artery Calcium in Young Men and Women
Sung, K.-C., Choi, J.-H., Gwon, H.-C., Choi, S.-H., Kim, B.-S., & Kim, S. H. (2013). Relationship between Insulin Resistance and Coronary Artery Calcium in Young Men and Women. PLOS ONE, 8(1).

Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and kidney function in non-diabetic individuals
Johns, B. R., Pao, A. C., & Kim, S. H. (2012). Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and kidney function in non-diabetic individuals. NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, 27(4), 1410-1415.

Measurement of insulin action: a tribute to Sir Harold Himsworth
Kim, S. H. (2011). Measurement of insulin action: a tribute to Sir Harold Himsworth. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 28(12), 1487-1493.

Plasma glucose and insulin responses to mixed meals: Impaired fasting glucose re-visited
BHAT, S. L., Abbasi, F., Blasey, C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2011). Plasma glucose and insulin responses to mixed meals: Impaired fasting glucose re-visited. DIABETES & VASCULAR DISEASE RESEARCH, 8(4), 271-275.

Interrelationship between Fatty Liver and Insulin Resistance in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes
Sung, K.-C., & Kim, S. H. (2011). Interrelationship between Fatty Liver and Insulin Resistance in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 96(4), 1093-1097.

Relationship between insulin resistance and C-reactive protein in a patient population treated with second generation antipsychotic medications
Kim, S. H., Reaven, G., & Lindley, S. (2011). Relationship between insulin resistance and C-reactive protein in a patient population treated with second generation antipsychotic medications. INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 26(1), 43-47.

Obesity and Insulin Resistance: An Ongoing Saga
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. (2010). Obesity and Insulin Resistance: An Ongoing Saga. DIABETES, 59(9), 2105-2106.

Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Gastric Bypass Patients with Hypoglycemic Syndrome: No Evidence for Inappropriate Pancreatic beta-cell Function
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Reaven, G. M., & McLaughlin, T. (2010). Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Gastric Bypass Patients with Hypoglycemic Syndrome: No Evidence for Inappropriate Pancreatic beta-cell Function. OBESITY SURGERY, 20(8), 1110-1116.

Relationship between body mass index and insulin resistance in patients treated with second generation antipsychotic agents
Kim, S. H., Nikolics, L., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Link, J., & Lindley, S. (2010). Relationship between body mass index and insulin resistance in patients treated with second generation antipsychotic agents. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 44(8), 493-498.

Utility of Homeostasis Model Assessment of beta-Cell Function in Predicting Diabetes in 12,924 Healthy Koreans
Sung, K.-C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2010). Utility of Homeostasis Model Assessment of beta-Cell Function in Predicting Diabetes in 12,924 Healthy Koreans. DIABETES CARE, 33(1), 200-202.

Plasma Glucose and Insulin Regulation Is Abnormal Following Gastric Bypass Surgery with or Without Neuroglycopenia
Kim, S. H., Liu, T. C., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Morton, J. M., & McLaughlin, T. L. (2009). Plasma Glucose and Insulin Regulation Is Abnormal Following Gastric Bypass Surgery with or Without Neuroglycopenia. OBESITY SURGERY, 19(11), 1550-1556.

Effect of moderate alcoholic beverage consumption on insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant, nondiabetic individuals
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. M. (2009). Effect of moderate alcoholic beverage consumption on insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant, nondiabetic individuals. METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 58(3), 387-392.

Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia - You can't have one without the other
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2008). Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia - You can't have one without the other. DIABETES CARE, 31(7), 1433-1438.

Isolated Impaired Fasting Glucose and Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity Not a simple relationship
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2008). Isolated Impaired Fasting Glucose and Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity Not a simple relationship. DIABETES CARE, 31(2), 347-352.

Relationship among alcohol, body weight, and cardiovascular risk factors in 27,030 Korean men
Sung, K.-C., Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2007). Relationship among alcohol, body weight, and cardiovascular risk factors in 27,030 Korean men. DIABETES CARE, 30(10), 2690-2694.

Metabolic impact of switching antipsychotic therapy to aripiprazole after weight gain - A pilot study
Kim, S. H., Ivanova, O., Abbasi, F. A., Lamendola, C. A., Reaven, G. M., & Glick, I. D. (2007). Metabolic impact of switching antipsychotic therapy to aripiprazole after weight gain - A pilot study. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 27(4), 365-368.

The relationship between insulin resistance and dyslipidaemia in cigarette smokers
Farin, H. Mf., Abbasi, F., Kim, S. H., Lamendola, C., McLaughlin, T., & Reaven, G. M. (2007). The relationship between insulin resistance and dyslipidaemia in cigarette smokers. DIABETES OBESITY & METABOLISM, 9(1), 65-69.

Comparison of the 1997 and 2003 American Diabetes Association classification of impaired fasting glucose - Impact on prevalence of impaired fasting glucose, coronary heart disease risk factors, and coronary heart disease in a community-based medical practice
Kim, S. H., Chunawala, L., Linde, R., & Reaven, G. M. (2006). Comparison of the 1997 and 2003 American Diabetes Association classification of impaired fasting glucose - Impact on prevalence of impaired fasting glucose, coronary heart disease risk factors, and coronary heart disease in a community-based medical practice. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 48(2), 293-297.

Rosiglitazone reduces glucose-stimulated insulin secretion rate and increases insulin clearance in nondiabetic, insulin-resistant individuals
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Chu, J. W., McLaughlin, T. L., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. M. (2005). Rosiglitazone reduces glucose-stimulated insulin secretion rate and increases insulin clearance in nondiabetic, insulin-resistant individuals. DIABETES, 54(8), 2447-2452.

The metabolic syndrome: one step forward, two steps back.
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2004). The metabolic syndrome: one step forward, two steps back. Diabetes & vascular disease research , 1(2), 68-75.

Impact of degree of obesity on surrogate estimates of insulin resistance
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., & Reaven, G. M. (2004). Impact of degree of obesity on surrogate estimates of insulin resistance. DIABETES CARE, 27(8), 1998-2002.

Carbonated beverage consumption and bone mineral density among older women: The Rancho Bernardo study
Kim, S. H., Morton, D. J., & BARRETTCONNOR, E. L. (1997). Carbonated beverage consumption and bone mineral density among older women: The Rancho Bernardo study. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 87(2), 276-279.

4.9 out of 5
115 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Kim Sun is the BEST doctor I have been to in Stanford.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I love Dr. Kim! She's my favorite doctor of all time.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I was overwhelmed with her knowledge and her ability to explain what should be done -

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

She was extremely knowledgeable. She took the time to review everything with me and explained the next step.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Kim... very good.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Kim is very caring & knowledgeable - she always makes you feel like you're the only pt. she has.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent in everything!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Extremely knowledgeable about the thyroid and Insulin. Well aware of all the ongoing research in the field.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Kim is knowledgeable, helpful, innovative, in all ways an excellent advocate for health.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr, Kim is always focused, friendly, warm & knowledgeable. She's my favorite doctor!