Dr. Benjamin Kim, FACS

General, Laparoscopic and Oncologic Surgeon



1220 East 3900 South, Suite 4F

Salt Lake City, Utah  84124

Phone: (801) 268-8223

Fax: (801) 268-8248

Hours: M-F 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dr. Benjamin Kim is a world-renowned surgeon who has  dedicated his life to serving patients and helping them overcome their surgical challenges.  He believes his patients are unique and tailors his treatments to their individual needs.  


Experience counts.  Dr. Kim has performed thousands of operations and has over 25 years of surgical experience in private and university practice.  He has served on the surgical faculties of Yale University, Case Western Reserve University and was the Chief of Surgical Oncology at the University of Utah.

Education matters.  Dr. Kim graduated from medical school in 1978 from  Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, New York.  His residency was conducted at Yale University Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.  Additional training included a surgical oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Credentials are important.  Dr. Kim is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, American Society of Clinical Oncology,  Society of University Surgeons and was the former President of the Salt Lake Surgical Society.

Expertise.  Dr. Kim’s extensive experience includes surgery of the gallbladder, appendix, breast, large and small bowel, stomach, liver and pancreas; cancers of the breast, colon, liver, pancreas, thyroid, skin, melanoma, sarcomas; laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques including radio frequency and microwave ablation.

Hospital Privileges.  St. Mark’s Hospital, Intermountain Medical Ctr., Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Outpatient Surgery Center at St Mark’s.

Availability of Appointments.  Dr. Kim knows you need to see your doctor as soon as possible and will accommodate your needs in a timely way.  You don’t need the extra worry of waiting for weeks or months for an appointment.

Will I see the Doctor or an Assistant?  You will always see Dr. Kim.