Kim, Alexander Y.

Alexander Kim, MD, is the division chief of Interventional Radiology and an associate professor of Radiology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Drexel College of Medicine in 2003 and completed his residency and fellowship in diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He also completed a research fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York. He joined the division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology in 2012 and currently serves as the program director for the residency program.

Dr. Kim’s primary clinical focus is minimally invasive therapies for various cancers. His practice scope includes treatment of primary and secondary liver cancers using a wide variety of therapies, including transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), transarterial radioembolization (TARE), and percutaneous ablation. He also treats primary pancreatic cancer with a novel therapy called irreversible electroporation (IRE). He is involved in a number of clinical trials for primary and secondary liver cancers as well as in minimally invasive treatments of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.