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Jong Taek Kim

Jong Taek Kim, MD, MS

Languages spoken: English
  • Specialties

    • Pathology, Anatomical
  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pathology -Primary

    Education history

    Fellowship Molecular Genetics Pathology - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Fellow
    Biomedical Informatics - University of Florida College of Medicine M.S.
    Residency Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - University of Florida College of Medicine Co-Chief Resident
    Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - University of Florida College of Medicine Resident
    Residency Orthopaedic Surgery - Medical University of South Carolina Resident
    Medicine - University of South Alabama College of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry - University of Mississippi B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Wilcock DM, Moore KH, Rowe L, Mahlow J, Jedrzkiewicz J, Cleary AS, Lomo L, Ruano AL, Gering M, Bradshaw D, Maughan M, Tran P, Burlingame J, Davis R, Affolter K, Albertson DJ, Adelhardt P, Kim JT, Coleman JF, Deftereos G, Gulbahce EH, Sirohi D (2023). Quantitative Imaging Analysis Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Validation for Clinical HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer. Arch Pathol Lab Med.
    2. Wilcock DM, McMurtry V, Coleman JF, Kim JT, Khalili P, Deftereos G, Albertson D, Gulbahce EH, Liu T, Sirohi D (2022). Histopathological Correlation of Chromosome 12 Polysomy by Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization in Adipocytic Neoplasms. Int J Surg Pathol, 30(7), 10668969221085289.
    3. Wong M, Kim JT, Cox B, Larson BK, Kim S, Waters KM, Vail E, Guindi M (2021). Evaluation of tumor mutational burden in small early hepatocellular carcinoma and progressed hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepat Oncol, 8(4), HEP39.
    4. Kim JT, Harris NS (2019). Utilization Review of Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndrome Antibody Screening Panels: Experience at a Tertiary Academic Health Center. J Appl Lab Med, 4(1), 19-29.
    5. Shon W, Kim J, Sukov W, Reith J (2015). Malignant TFE3-rearranged perivascular epithelioid cell neoplasm (PEComa) presenting as a subcutaneous mass. Br J Dermatol, 174(3), 617-20.
    6. Kim JT, Rudolf LM, Glaser JA (2013). Outcome of percutaneous sacroiliac joint fixation with porous plasma-coated triangular titanium implants: an independent review. Open Orthop J, 7, 51-6.
    7. Grishko V, Xu M, Ho R, Mates A, Watson S, Kim JT, Wilson GL, Pearsall AW 4th (2009). Effects of hyaluronic acid on mitochondrial function and mitochondria-driven apoptosis following oxidative stress in human chondrocytes. J Biol Chem, 284(14), 9132-9.

    Case Report

    1. Taek Kim J, Zhang W, Lopategui J, Vail E, Balmanoukian A (2022). Patient With Stage IV NSCLC and CNS Metastasis With EGFR Exon 18-25 Kinase Domain Duplication With Response to Osimertinib as a First-Line Therapy. JCO Precis Oncol, 5, 88-92.
    2. Gower A, Kim J, Spector K, Menashe D, Vail E, Natale R (2020). Three Primary Tumors Including EGFR-mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer as First Presentation in Patient With Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. Clin Lung Cancer, 22(1), e116-e121.


    1. Kim JT, Winter WE, Luo HY, Chui DHK, Harris NS (2018). Interference of Hemoglobin A1c Due to Hemoglobin Franklin Park. [Letter to the editor]. J Appl Lab Med, 3(5), 911-913.
    2. Kim JT, Newsom KJ, Shon W (2017). Detection of somatic mutations in secondary tumors associated with nevus sebaceus by targeted next generation sequencing. Comment on Kitamura et al. [Letter to the editor]. Int J Dermatol, 57(1), 120-122.


    1. Zhang W, Govindavari JP, Davis BD, Chen SS, Kim JT, Song J, Lopategui J, Plummer JT, Vail E (2020). Analysis of Genomic Characteristics and Transmission Routes of Patients With Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 in Southern California During the Early Stage of the US COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open (3(10), pp. e2024191). United States.
    2. Vail E, Song J, Xu J, Frye JS, Kim JT, Pao A, Schreck R, Aguiluz AS, Zhang W, Alkan S, Mita A, Mita M, Figlin RA, Engman DM, Lopategui JR (2020). Comparison of Large, Medium, and Small Solid Tumor Gene Panels for Detection of Clinically Actionable Mutations in Cancer. Target Oncol (15(4), pp. 523-530). France.