Sandra Kim, MD
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
970 East Washington Street
Medina, OH 44256
Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Dietary Management for IBD in Children and Adults
- Evaluation for Caustic Ingestion
- Foreign Body Removal
- Outpatient Care
- Screening and Testing
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
- Crohn's Disease
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
- Failure to Thrive
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- GI Bleeding
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Ulcerative Colitis
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About Sandra Kim, MD
Sandra Kim, MD, a nationally recognized expert in pediatric and adolescent inflammatory bowel disease, is the chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Prior to this, she was Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center within the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Kim is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Inteflex (Integrated Pre-medical/Medical) Program, earning bachelor’s degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology as well as her medical degree.
Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interests focus on pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases, including adolescent transitioning and quality improvement in pediatric IBD, advocacy for care access, and the impact of the gastrointestinal microbiota in IBD. As a reflection of her dedication to her profession, Dr. Kim was awarded the 2011 and 2018 Rosenthal Awards and a 2020 Uniting to Care and Cure Award for her leadership in patient education and advocacy by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Improve Care Now (ICN), a national pediatric IBD quality improvement network. She is the current co-chair of the DEI committee and a member of the Community Council for ICN. She is also a member of the Medical Advisory Board, Flying Horse Farms.
Dr. Kim has been an active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation over the past 25 years. She was a past chair for the Government Affairs and Pediatric Affairs committees for the Foundation’s National Scientific Advisory Committee (NSAC) and has remained involved in the Foundation - funded pediatric research network, PROKIIDS. She was on the Board of Directors for the Central Ohio chapter of the Foundation and recently completed her term as board president for the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia chapter of the Foundation (2021-2022). She currently is a member of the Northern Ohio Chapter Board of Directors for the Foundation.
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA
Medical Education - University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor)
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
- Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
Awards & Honors
- Rosenthal Award (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation): 2011 and 2018
- Uniting to Care and Cure Award (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation): 2020
Research & Publications
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