William S. Kim

William S. Kim

M.D.

Dr. Kim is a board-certified General Otolaryngologist. After graduating with Honors from University of Virginia with a degree in Biochemistry, he went on to earn his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgical training at Tufts Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Kim has received scholarships based on academic excellence and has authored a number of publications reflecting his diverse interests within the field of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Kim has an interest and focuses on head and neck cancers including thyroid and parathyroid diseases. He is also a certified surgeon for INSPIRE hypoglossal nerve stimulator for OSA.

He lives in Fairfax with his wife and cat, and enjoys HIIT and golf in his spare time. He is also fluent in Korean.

List of Certifications and Affiliations

  • Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (ABOTO)
  • Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)
  • Member of the Washington Metropolitan Ear, Nose, and Throat Society
  • Member of Head & Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Services at Inova Schar Cancer Institute
  • Certified surgeon for INSPIRE hypoglossal nerve stimulator
  • Certified surgeon for Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) at INOVA Fairfax

Selected Publications

"Incidental cervical metastasis of papillary thyriod cancer without a thyroid lesion - a case series." Kim WS, Kung JT, O'Leary MA. Poster presentation at 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer, July 2017.

"Laryngectomy patients in the primary care setting: Are they being cared for appropriately?" appropriately?" Kim WS, Haser EK, Wein RO, O'Leary MA. Poster presentation at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), April 2017.

"High prevalence of Val37lle Connexin 26 mutation among Asian American children with sensorineural hearing loss." Kim WS, Lee K, Vecchiotti MA, Scott AR. Oral presentation at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), May 2016.

"Symptom overlap between laryngopharyngeal reflux and glottic insufficiency in vocal fold atrophy patients." Patel AK, Mildenhall NR, Kim W, Carrol. TL. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014.

"Unmasking bilateral superior semicircular canal dehiscence--A case of Bilateral Otosclerosis" Dagher WI, Kim WS, Sillman JS. Poster presentation at Triological Combined Sections Meeting, January 2014.