Paul Kim

Paul J. Kim, D.P.M., is the Medical Director of the Wound Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is also a Professor in the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern. Dr. Kim received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in psychology and biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1995. He earned a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2002, receiving multiple honors. He then completed a surgical foot and ankle residency program in 2005 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. Dr. Kim also received a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Research Management from Arizona State University in 2012. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Kim has received intramural and extramural research grants in wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and tendon pathology. He has chaired multiple committees and has had leadership roles related to research, evidence-based medicine, and the diabetic limb for national and international organizations including the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Kim has also been an invited expert participant/consultant for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA Veterans Affairs (VA), USA Department of Health and Human services (HHS), and Centers for Medicare Services (CMS). He is a national and international speaker with over 300 invited lectures and has authored over 250 basic science, clinical manuscripts, and book chapters on foot and ankle medicine and surgery topics, with a specific interest in the diabetic limb.



Debridement, Total Contact Casting and Advanced Therapies Hands-On Skills Lab

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Multifaceted Examination of Midfoot Ulcers in Charcot Foot: Exploring the Challenges and Advances in Wound Healing

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Biofilms and Wound Healing: The Great Debate on Mitigation

Thursday, May 16, 2024
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Innovation Theater Dinner (non-CME): Ready. Set. Clean! Modern Perspectives About “Hydromechanical” Wound Cleansing & Healing with Instillation Therapy

Thursday, May 16, 2024
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM