Dr Laurence Kim
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Dr Laurence Kim

Dr Laurence Kim
Laurence
Kim
MBBS, FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I am a strong advocate for radiation oncology and am passionate about improving awareness and accessibility to radiotherapy treatment

 

Languages spoken

English, Korean

Overview

Centres

Flinders Private Hospital (Oncology)
Flinders Private Hospital (Oncology)

Flinders Private Hospital, Level 2, 1 Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042

-35.021084775491516, 138.5688977937625
/au/our-centres/flinders-private-hospital
Kurralta Park (Oncology)
Kurralta Park (Oncology)

Suite 1, Tennyson Centre, 520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA 5037

-34.94865160594115, 138.5707798
/au/our-centres/kurralta-park
Calvary Central Districts Hospital (Oncology)
Calvary Central Districts Hospital (Oncology)

Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Jarvis Road, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112, Australia

-34.75435259039459, 138.65569508325075
/au/our-centres/calvary-central-districts-hospital

Specialises in

Blood cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Blood Cancer
Brain & spine cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and Spine Cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal Cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary Cancer
Head & neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and Neck Cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

DCISionRT®
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/DCISionRT
Deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH)
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy
Stereotactic ablative/body radiation therapy (SABR/SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)

Special clinical interests include central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal, breast, urological, paediatric/AYA, haematological and stereotactic ablative radiotherapy.

Dr Laurence Kim studied at the University of Adelaide and graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2010.  He undertook his training in Radiation Oncology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and received his FRANZCR in 2018.

Following training, Dr Kim was the Bragg Fellow at the Royal Adelaide Hospital for six months, before working as a Clinical and Research Fellow at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, Canada from 2018-2019.  He had the great opportunity to work under supervisors who are world leaders in their corresponding fields.  During this time, Dr Kim was actively involved in numerous protocol developments and research projects.

Dr Kim returned to Adelaide in 2019 to continue his career as a Consultant Radiation Oncologist, joining the team at Genesis Care.

He is a strong advocate for Radiation Oncology and is passionate about improving awareness and accessibility to radiation therapy treatment within the cancer community.

Awards

  • Professor Derek Frewin AO Citation for Clinical Teaching Award
  • Bragg Fellow at Royal Adelaide Hospital

Publications

  • “Intellectual changes after radiation for children with brain tumors: Which brain structures are most important?” Published in Neuro-Oncology.
  • “Application of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) in Advanced Pancreatic Cancers in Australia” Published in Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences.
  • “Phase II study of celecoxib with docetaxel chemoradiotherapy followed by consolidation chemotherapy docetaxel plus cisplatin with maintenance celecoxib in inoperable stage III non-small cell lung cancer.” Published in Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • “Quality indicators for prostate radiotherapy: Are patients disadvantaged by receiving treatment in a ‘generalist’ centre?” Published in Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology.
  • “Are staging investigations being overused in patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancers.” Published in Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology.