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Yuli Y. Kim, MD

Yuli Y. Kim, MD Physician

Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Kim is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Yuli Y. Kim

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 - 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease in Pregnancy
  • Anomalies of the Aorta
  • Anomalous Coronary Artery
  • Anomalous Pulmonary Artery
  • Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Aortopulmonary Window
  • Atrial Isomerism
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrioventricular Canal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect
  • Common Aortopulmonary Trunk
  • Congenital Anomaly of Great Veins
  • Congenital Anomaly of the Aortic Arch
  • Congenital Anomaly of the Coronary Artery
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disease
  • Congenital Atresia of the Pulmonary Valve
  • Congenital Heart Disease in Adult
  • Congenital Insufficiency of the Aortic Valve
  • Congenital Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Congenital Pulmonary Valve Atresia
  • Congenital Stenosis of the Aortic Valve
  • Congenital Stenosis of the Mitral Valve
  • Congenital Stenosis of the Pulmonary Valve
  • Congenital Subaortic Stenosis
  • Congenital Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Double Outlet Left Ventricle
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Endocardial Cushion Defect
  • Hemitruncus
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Hypoplastic Right Ventricle
  • Infundibular Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Interrupted Aortic Arch
  • LV to Aorta Tunnel
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Peripheral Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Artery Coarctation and Atresia
  • Pulmonary Artery Sling
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary AV Fistula
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Venous Anomalies
  • Right Ventricular Outlet Tract Obstruction
  • Scimitar Syndrome
  • Shone's Complex
  • Single Ventricle Defects
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the Great Vessels
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Vascular Ring
  • Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
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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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • 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 Virginia
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston


Adult Congenital Heart Association, National Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology, National American Board of Internal Medicine, National American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National American Society of Echocardiography, National International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, International

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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Congenital heart disease
Echocardiography, adult congenital heart disease

Selected Publications:

Andrade L, Carazo M, Wu F, Kim YY, Wilson W: Mechanisms for heart failure in systemic right ventricle Heart Failure Clinics : 2020.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Molina MR, Quiaoit YA, Gerrity KE, Casciello NL, Atluri P, Cevasco M, Goldberg L, Prenner SB, Genuardi M, Birati EY, Kim Y, Wald J: PRA is Not Associated with Rejection in Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 40th Anniversary Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Quebec, CA. : 2020.

Kim YY, Landzberg MJ, and Valente AM: Adult Congenital Heart Disease. The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, 3rd ed. : 885-895,2019.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Awh K, Ramachandra A, Wald J, Archer A, Denduluri S, Drajpuch D, Fuller S, Mascio CE, Patel B, Ruckdeschel E, Tobin L, Kim YY: Diuretic Use is Associated with Worse Transplant-Free Survival in Adult Fontan Patients. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Philadelphia, PA. : 2019.

Kim YY: Pulmonic Valve Disease in Adults Valvular Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 5th ed. : 2019.

Fuller S, Ramachandran A, Awh K, Faerber JA, Patel PA, Nicolson SC, O'Byrne ML, Mascio CE, Kim YY: Comparison of Outcomes of Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Adult vs. Pediatric Hospitals: Institutional Influence Eur J Cardio-Thorac Surg : 2019.

Kim YY, Faerber J, Awh K, Fuller S, Gleason L, Ruckdeschel E, Scott C, Venuti M, Zhang X, Zhang R, Mercer-Rosa L: Impact of Age on Poor Reverse Right Ventricular Remodeling After Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Tetralogy of Fallot. American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions. Portland, OR. : 2019.

Ortega-Legaspi J, Awh K, Archer A, Denduluri S, Drajpuch D, Fuller SM, Mascio CE, Ramachandran A, Ruckdeschel E, Tobin L, Kim YY: Diuretic Use and Heart Failure in Adult Fontan Survivors 29th Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult. Skamania, WA. : 2019.

Awh K, Venuti MA, Gleason LP, Rogers R, Denduluri S, Kim YY: Clinic Non-attendance is Associated with Increased Emergency Department Visits in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Congenit Heart Dis : 2019.

Deng LX, Gleason LP, Awh K, Khan AM, Drajpuch D, Fuller S, Goldberg LA, Mascio CE, Partington SL, Tobin L, Kovacs AH, Kim YY: Too Little Too Late? Communication with Patients with Congenital Heart Disease about Challenges of Adult Life Congenit Heart Dis : 2019.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
11th Floor, South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-5127
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)