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Helen Kim, MD

Associate Professor Obstetrics/Gynecology

Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Helen Kim, MD, is an expert in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She specializes in the treatment of infertility using assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization and third party reproduction. Additionally, she is committed to helping lesbians, gay men and single women build families through the use of assisted reproduction with sperm donors, egg donors and gestational carriers. Dr. Kim also treats menstrual disorders, such as premature ovarian failure, polycystic ovary syndrome and abnormal loss of menstrual cycles.

Dr. Kim was trained in the Reproductive Scientist Development Program and is a faculty member in the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition. Her work has received funding from prominent organizations including the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Kim, teaches reproductive endocrinology in the medical school and college. She is a peer reviewer for Fertility and Sterility and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at South Loop 
1101 S. Canal Street, Suite 201 and 202 
Chicago, IL 60607

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology

Medical School

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

Internship, Residency and Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard University), Boston


American College of Obstetrics/Gynecology
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Society for Gynecologic Investigation
The Endocrine Society

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6642

Office Fax

(773) 702-5848

Office Postal Address

Helen Kim, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Kim

Cervical cancer survivor Emily Jordan and her husband, Mike, are proud parents thanks to care from Dr. Kim and her colleagues, and to Emily's mother -- who served as a gestational carrier. Read the story or watch this video from the Today Show.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Kim's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.