Youn H Kim, MD

Youn H Kim, MD

Dermatologic oncologist, Cutaneous oncology specialist, Dermatologist

Bio:   Youn H. Kim, M.D., is a Professor of Dermatology and member of the Stanford Cancer Institute. She is the Director of Stanford's Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic/Program (MCLP). Her current research is dedicated towards strengthening the collaborative interface for novel discoveries and exploring new and improved therapies with tumor-specific targets and enhanced synergy and/or potency. She and her multidisciplinary colleagues are exploring novel immune/cell therapy modalities including in situ vaccination, immune checkpoint blockades, and unique allogeneic HSCT strategies.
4.9 out of 5
379 Patient Ratings
71 Patient Comments

Lymphoma Program

Cancer Immunotherapy Program

Supportive Dermato-Oncology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Skin Cancer Program in Palo Alto

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1989) CA
  • Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (1989)
  • Internship: Kaiser - San Francisco (1985)
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1984) CA
  • Doctor of Medicine, Stanford University, Medicine (1984)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley College, Chemistry (1980)

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region, Woodward/White, Inc (1996-)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine (1995)
  • Alwin C. Rambar-James B.D. Mark Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Stanford University School of Medicine (2001)

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Photopheresis Unit, Stanford University Medical Center (2004 - Present)
  • Director, Residency Program, Department of Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center (2004 - Present)
  • Director, Multi-disciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Program, Stanford University Medical Center (2004 - Present)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Especially Anna, NP. Dr. Kim & her team are very caring & show it! I am happy with care I am getting.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Outstanding service. DR. KIM and her staff are very caring to me. I am very satisfied and very professional in their assessment for a quality care they provided to me. DR. KIM is a definitely an " ASSET " to Stanford Medical Center.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Kim and the entire staff is amazing. The knowledge and concern is plainly evident and very comforting

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

The medical team demonstrated medical professionalism at its very best. They were friendly, caring, professional, expert and solicitous.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Ki and her team are wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Amazing - WAY beyond outstanding.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Outstanding.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Outstanding staff!!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Drs. Kim and Gamba were both wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr Kim and her staff are world class!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent!!

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4.9 out of 5
379 Patient Ratings
71 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Especially Anna, NP. Dr. Kim & her team are very caring & show it! I am happy with care I am getting.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Outstanding service. DR. KIM and her staff are very caring to me. I am very satisfied and very professional in their assessment for a quality care they provided to me. DR. KIM is a definitely an " ASSET " to Stanford Medical Center.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Kim and the entire staff is amazing. The knowledge and concern is plainly evident and very comforting

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

The medical team demonstrated medical professionalism at its very best. They were friendly, caring, professional, expert and solicitous.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Ki and her team are wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Amazing - WAY beyond outstanding.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Outstanding.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Outstanding staff!!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Drs. Kim and Gamba were both wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr Kim and her staff are world class!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Love Dr. Kim & her WHOLE staff!!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Outstanding staff!

SHC Patient, May 2016

She goes above and beyond to make sure we have all questions answered.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I have found Dr. Kim to be a very helpful, concerned, knowledgeable doctor. She's been very accessible. I don't see her often because I live about 150 miles away, but I must say I look forward to my visits.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I could not ask for a better dr. than Dr. Kim.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Everything you would expect from a quality health provider.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Kim and her staff are AMAZING! Never in my life have I heard or experienced what I have with them. The concern, dedicated, kindness, knowledge is incredible. To be on the receiving end of that is a blessing. I honestly can't say enough good things because if still wouldn't be enough.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Great "bedside manners" to all - eye contact & time spent with list of questions.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Kim is a great doctor, I would recommend her to ever one I know.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

It means so much to me to have Dr. Kim and her staff to depend on. I don't know what I would do if I couldn't come here. I thank God for the blessing of being able to get the medical attention I get at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kim is the most compassionate and caring dr. I have had through the course of my disease.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

The doctor was running (very) late. She gave me about 10 minutes!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kim is the greatest in the specialty. I adore her, lucky to have her as my physician.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Kim & staff - outstanding! Would highly recommend her!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Kim has literally saved my life with her ability to treat my disease.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

The biggest point that I continue to share with friends and family about Stanford is the quality of the care providers. Dr Kim and her team are second to none. Courteous, friendly, thoughtful, informed, concerned, etc. I just adore them and feel very lucky to have them on my team. Thank you DrKim!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

They were so very kind and took time to be sure I understood everything.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

My care during this appt. and in follow-up communicated couldn't have been any better.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Kim and his staff are great!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr Youn Kim has always provided excellent care and taken the time to explain the options I have.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Kim was one of the most caring and attentive physicians I ever met. Her knowledge is also exceptional!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Kim is wonderful. Dr. Hoppe gives great confidence in the group decisions.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I was new to the clinic & new to the doctors - but this was the friendliest, best organized, most helpful medical appointment I can remember! Everyone was relaxed, supportive, efficient but not in a rush. Five stars!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Kim and her staff are incredible. Thorough, kind, and thoughtful skilled and experts.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

very comfortable about goin back and having this team treat me

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

She was caring and friendly. She gave me a big hug, which I appreciated.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Kim is fabulous! I trust her completely and feel comfortable asking questions (even the dumb ones).

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

My entire team was excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Words are not enough! Best doctor and staff.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

dr Kim is one of the most caring committed doctors I have ever known!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

All is excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent - thank you Dr Kim and team.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr. Kim and her staff have given me the best medical care I have ever received. I only wish that all health care providers were as capable, knowledgeable and caring as Dr. Kim and her staff.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr Kim is an "outstanding" doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have a rare lymphoma and this people are the experts in the world. With their help I have reason to think... will not shorten my life.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr Kim and nurse practioner, Rochelle Reyes, are outstanding. They are very competent concerned and caring

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Kim is an excellent physician. She is very friendly, kind, caring, personable & professional.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

DR. Kim is an amazing doctor, healer, & person. Her entire staff follows her lead & is great!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

ALWAYS VERY caring!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

The resident was very friendly & Dr. Kim was very thorough about double checking everything.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Both Dr. Kim & Annie were awesome! Felt like the most fortunate person in the world to have them for my doctors. They were extraordinary, & it was an incredible experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Kim and Dr. Nguyen are excellent providers!!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Kim & her staff are the VERY BEST medical team I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Kim's staff is the best that I have ever met.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Kim extremely kind and considerate.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Although it was difficult to get an appt. Dr. Youn Kim made my scary experience a little easier. She was so kind and patient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Do not care for student doctors and interns not enough time with doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Very courteous on everything.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Youn Kim and her team are excellent providers and clinicians.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Kim and her staff are excellent. Attend every detail.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I was very impressed with Dr. Kim. She (and the staff) made my visits a pleasant and comforting (or comfortable) experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Kim was very understanding as were her assistants. I am very happy with them.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Superb physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Fantastic doctor and staff. 1st class operation and facility.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Kim is a valued practitioner.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

The best!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I had good experiences.