Kurtis Kim, M.D., FACS, RPVI

Director, Vascular Laboratory
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Kurtis Kim, M.D., is Director of The Vascular Laboratory at The Vascular Center at Mercy and a highly skilled vascular surgeon in the Baltimore area. He is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). Dr. Kim is fluent in English and Korean.

Combining Expertise with Comprehensive Care

Dr. Kurtis Kim combines medical expertise with a caring approach to diagnose and treat patients with circulatory issues including leg pain and swelling and blood clots in legs and lungs. Patients appreciate and value the friendly and warm support they experience in Dr. Kim’s care.

Specializing in Minimally Invasive Procedures

Dr. Kurtis Kim specializes in varicose vein removal and is experienced in the newest, non-invasive surgical methods including Venefit™ (formerly known as VNUS Closure™) and Veingogh© procedures. These treatments are minimally invasive and in many cases allow for faster recovery from varicose vein removal. Dr. Kim also performs minimally invasive surgeries such as balloon angioplasty, stent insertion, abdominal and aortic aneurysm repair and catheter procedures to unblock blood vessels.

Director of Nationally Accredited Vascular Laboratory

As Director of Mercy's nationally accredited Vascular Laboratory, Dr. Kurtis Kim oversees a wide variety of diagnostic tests and screenings to identify and monitor vascular disease. The clinical team of The Vascular Center at Mercy provides screenings for disorders including stroke and mini-stroke, poor circulation, leg swelling or pain and blockages. All lab technicians are nationally registered and experienced in circulatory screenings and the use of non-invasive ultrasound and Doppler Ultrasound equipment.


Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship – University of Maryland
  • General Surgical Residency – State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Medical Degree – Ross University School of Medicine, West Indies
Patient Stories
Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


Shirley had already lost a severe amount of weight when diagnosed with mesenteric ischemia, thanks to Dr. Kurtis Kim Shirley is now on the road to recovery and feeling much better.

Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


Anna knew something was wrong with her legs when they became swollen, red and uncomfortable. She sought out vascular surgeon, Dr. Kurtis Kim for help.

Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


Having leg pain, swelling, and lost of appetite Delores was dealing with May Thurner Syndrome. Dr. Kurtis Kim was able to open her vein and rid Delores of pain, swelling and restore her appetite. 

Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD


Ashley knew something wasn't right when her legs felt heavy and painful. She initially blamed hormone changes, but Dr. Kurtis Kim was able to diagnose and treat her pelvic congestion syndrome.

Associations & Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Society of Vascular Surgery, Member
  • International Vascular Society, Member