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Caroline S. Kim, MD

Caroline S. Kim, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Kim is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Radioactive Iodine (Radioiodine) Therapy
  • Silent Thyroiditis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Ultrasound

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: University of Minnesota Hospitals
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health


American Thyroid Association, Member, National The Endocrine Society, Member, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kim is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Crawford AR, Martinez-Lage M, Kim CS: Thyroidosis Mistaken for Thyroid Cancer JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144 (6): 540-541,2018.

Kroopnick Jeffrey M, Kim Caroline S: Overview of Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy. Seminars in reproductive medicine : 2016.

Crawford AR, Martinez-Lage M, Kim CS: A Rare Case of Parasitic Thyroid Endocrine Society Meeting, Boston, MA : 2016.

Kroopnick JM and Kim CS: Resistant Hypercalcemia of Malignancy Due to Co-Secretion of PTH and PTHrP Endocrine Society Meeting, Boston, MA : 2016.

Kroopnick J and Kim C: Hypercalcemia of malignancy due to co-sercretion of PTH and PTHrP Santa Fe Bone Symposium, Santa Fe, NM : 2015.

Crawford AR, Meizlik P and Kim CS: Thyroid Storm Induced in Metastatic Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Endocrine Society Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2015.

Kim E, Baloch Z, Kim CS: Computer assisted detection and analysis of tall cell variant papillary thyroid carcinoma in histological images SPIE Medical Imaging : 94200A,2015.

Alexander Erik K, Schorr Melanie, Klopper Joshua, Kim Caroline, Sipos Jennifer, Nabhan Fadi, Parker Charles, Steward David L, Mandel Susan J, Haugen Bryan R: Multicenter Clinical Experience with the Afirma Gene Expression Classifier. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 99 (1): 119-25,2014.

Tilluckdharry NV, Krishnamani R, DeNofrio D, Burman KD, Kim CS.: Thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer management pre- and post-cardiac transplantation Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 29 (8): 831-7,2010.

Kim CS, Zhu X.: Lessons from mouse models of thyroid cancer Thyroid 19 (12): 1317-1331,2009.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
4 West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)