Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Photo of Dr. W. Ray Kim

W. Ray Kim, MD, MBA, FAASLD, currently serves as Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University. Dr. Kim received his MD degree from Seoul National University and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He did his residency in internal medicine at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology and advanced training in hematology/liver transplantation at Mayo Clinic.

Following his training, Ray joined the staff at Mayo Clinic and the faculty of the Mayo College of Medicine. He rose to the level of Professor of Medicine while building a leading clinical research group making seminal observations in liver transplantation, especially concerning public policy around organ allocation. His research has been funded through NIH for many years.