Researcher Profile

Isaac Yi Kim, MD, PhD

Chief, Urologic Oncology and Executive Director, Prostate Cancer Program at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Associate Professor of Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1914

Phone: (732) 235-2043
Email: kimiy@cinj.rutgers.edu

Assistant: Alicia Tucker
(732) 235-2043
Email: tuckerac@cinj.rutgers.edu

Research Program Alignments

Membership Type: Full


Research Interests

  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Laparoscopy
  • Oncology
  • Robotics

Selected Publications

Jung Jun Kim, Yun-Sok Ha, Jeong Hyun Kim, Seong Soo Jeon, Dong-Hyeon Lee, Wun-Jae Kim, and Isaac Yi Kim. Independent predictors of recovery of continence 3 months after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Journal of Endourology. 2012 May 31. [Epub ahead of print].

Jae-Ho Lee, Geun Taek Lee, Seok Joo Kwon, Jeongyun Jeong, Shilpa Lamba, and Isaac Yi Kim. CREBZF, a Novel Smad8 Binding Protein. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2012 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print].

Dong Il Kang, Seung Hyo Woo, Dong Hyeon Lee, and Isaac Yi Kim. Incidence of Port-Site Hernias After Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy with the Fascial Closure of Only the Midline 12-mm Port Site. Journal of Endourology, 2012 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print].

Geun Taek Lee, Yeon Suk Jung, Jae Ho Lee, Wun-Jae Kim and Isaac Yi Kim. Bone morphogenetic protein 6-induced interleukin-1β expression in macrophages requires PU.1/Smad1 interaction. Molecular Immunology 48: 1540-1547, 2011.

Dong Il Kang, Thomas L. Jang, Jeongyun Jeong, Eun Young Choi, Kelly Johnson, Dong Hyeon Lee, Wun-Jae Kim, and Isaac Yi Kim. Pathologic findings following radical prostatectomy in patients who are candidates for active surveillance: impact of varying PSA levels. Asian Journal of Andrology 13:838-41, 2011.

Geun Taek Lee, Seok Joo Kwon, Jae-Ho Lee, Seong Soo Jeon, Kee Taek Jang, Han Yong Choi, Hyun Moo Lee, Wun-Jae Kim, and Isaac Yi Kim. Macrophages Induce Neuroendocrine Differentiation of Prostate Cancer Cells via BMP6-IL6 Loop. The Prostate 71: 1525-1537, 2011.

Eun Yong Choi, Jeongyun Jeong, Dong Il Kang, Kelly Johnson, Thomas Jang, Dong Hyeon Lee, Wun-Jae Kim, and Isaac Yi Kim. Impact of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy on the health related quality of life in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms. International Journal of Urology 18: 297-303, 2011.

Jeongyun Jeong, Eun Yong Choi, Dong Il Kang, Dong-Hyeon Lee, and Isaac Yi Kim. Impact of Partin nomogram on presurgical planning: intrafascial versus interfascial nerve sparing during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Journal of Robotic Surgery, in press.

Jeongyun Jeong, Eun Yong Choi, Dong Il Kang, Matt Ercolani, and Isaac Yi Kim. Pathologic Implications of Prostatic Anterior Fat Pad. Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations 2011 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print].

Geun Taek Lee, Seok Joo Kwon, Jae-Ho Lee, Seong Soo Jeon, Kee Taek Jang, Han Yong Choi, Hyun Moo Lee, Wun Jae Kim, Seong Jin Kim, and Isaac Yi Kim. Induction of IL-6 expression by BMP-6 in macrophages requires both Smad and p38 signaling pathways. Journal of Biological Chemistry 285:39401-8, 2010.

Eun Yong Choi, Jeongyun Jeong, Dong Il Kang, Kelly Johnson, Thomas Jang, and Isaac Yi Kim. Early assessment of patient satisfaction and health related quality of life following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Journal of Robotic Surgery 4: 221-227, 2010.

Jeongyun Jeong, Eun Yong Choi, and Isaac Yi Kim. Clavien classification of complications following the initial series of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: the Cancer Institute of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School experience. Journal of Endourology 24:1457-61, 2010.

Hyun Jung Koo, Dong Hyeon Lee, and Isaac Yi Kim. Renal hilar control during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: to clamp or not to clamp. Journal of Endourology 24: 1283-1287, 2010.

Isaac Yi Kim, Eun Ah Hwang, Chinedu Mmeje, Matthew Ercolani, and Dong Hyeon Lee. Impact of posterior urethral plate repair on continence following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Yonsei Medical Journal 51: 427-432, 2010.

Lindsay Potdevin, Matt Ercolani, Jeongyun Jeong, and Isaac Yi Kim. Functional and oncologic outcomes comparing interfascial and intrafascial nerve-sparing in robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomies. Journal of Endourology 23: 1479-1484, 2009.

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