Physician Profile

Agnes S. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Dr. Kim provides care to patients with a wide range of cardiovascular illnesses, including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and cardiomyopathy. She has expertise in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac MRI, and vascular ultrasounds. She has a particular interest in the cardiac care of cancer patients.

Dr. Kim received her bachelor’s degree at Yale College. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. After residency, she completed a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Yale-New Haven Hospital, during which she also obtained a Ph.D. in investigative medicine.

Office Locations:

Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Storrs Center Medical Services
One Royce Circle, Suite 104
Storrs Center
Storrs, CT 06268

Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolYale UniversityPolitical Science
Medical SchoolVanderbilt UniversityMedicine
Graduate SchoolYale UniversityInvestigative Medicine
ResidencyYale-New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine
InternshipYale-New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipYale-New Haven HospitalCardiology
FellowshipYale-New Haven HospitalAdvanced Cardiac Imaging
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Travel Grant AwardAmerican Society of Echocardiography
Diabetes Research and Training Summer Fellowship
Microbes and Defense Honnor Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude
Honors in Political Science
Beta Rho Chapter of Phi Sigma AlphaPolitical Science National Honor Society
National Cancer Institute Research FellowshipNIH
Science, Technology and Research Scholar
Languages Other than English:
  • Korean
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy: The search continues. Kim, Agnes S; Bergmann, Steven R. (2015). Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology,

A small molecule AMPK activator protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury. Kim, Agnes S; Miller, Edward J; Wright, Tracy M; Li, Ji; Qi, Dake; Atsina, Kwame; Zaha, Vlad; Sakamoto, Kei; Young, Lawrence H. (2011). Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, 1, (51), 24-32.

c-Jun inhibits thapsigargin-induced ER stress through up-regulation of DSCR1/Adapt78. Zhao, Peng; Xiao, Xiaoyan; Kim, Agnes S; Leite, M Fatima; Xu, Jinxia; Zhu, Xinglei; Ren, Jun; Li, Ji. (2008). Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.), 10, (233), 1289-300.

The Regulation and Function of AMPK in the Ischemic Heart. Kim, A.S.

Ca2+/Camodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase B Activates AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in the Heart. Kim, A.S., Li, J., Edelman, A.M., Miller, E.J., Young, L.H. Diabetes, 1, (55), A12.