Sandra C. Kim, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Gastroenterology & Hepatology & Nutrition
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3450
FX: (614) 722-3454

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus
Westerville Surgery Center


Sandra Kim, MD, is the Co-Director of the nationally recognized Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. She is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interests focus on pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases, including adolescent transitioning and quality improvement in pediatric IBD and the impact of the gastrointestinal microbiota in IBD. Her research has been funded by the NIH and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and has authored numerous studies on pediatric and adolescent inflammatory bowel diseases. Dr. Kim currently serves as past chair of Pediatric Affairs and current co – chair of Government Affairs/Advocacy for the CCFA nationally. In addition, she chairs the Clinical Practice and Adolescent Transitioning committees and serves on the Physician Leadership committee and Strategy Council for ImproveCareNow, a national, multi-institution collaborative focusing on improving outcomes in IBD patients. Dr. Kim also is involved as a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Flying Horse Farms and on the board of Directors for the Central Ohio CCFA chapter. As a reflection of her dedication to her profession, Dr. Kim was awarded the 2011 Rosenthal Award for her leadership in patient education and advocacy by the CCFA. She also was the 2015 faculty inductee at the Ohio State University College of Medicine chapters of Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Korean

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Date Completed: 06/19/1994


  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997


  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000


  • University of North Carolina Center of GI Biology
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003


  • Pediatrics


  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology & Nutrition


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/31/2012

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
  • Chair, Pediatric Affairs for CCFA National Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2011 CCFA Rosenthal Award (for leadership in patient education and advocacy)
  • Member, Executive Committee for the CCFA National Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Member, CCFA Pediatric IBD Research Network (PRO-KIIDS) Steering Committee
  • Chair, ImproveCareNow Clinical Practice and Adolescent Transitioning committees
  • Member, ImproveCareNow Physician Leadership Committee
  • Member, FMT and Work-Life task forces for North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Nominating Committee for Section on Growth, Development, and Child Health
  • Councilor, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Section on Immunology, Microbiology, and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IMIBD)
  • Member, Central Ohio Community Medical advisory board for Flying Horse Farms
  • Member, Central Ohio Community Board of Directors and CMAC Chair, CCFA (Central Ohio chapter)

Learn more about Sandra Kim, MD, medical director of our nationally recognized Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center.

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