Tae Kon Kim, MD, PhD


Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Hematology

Chen Lab

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Immunology | Hematology Program

Yale Medicine


Tae Kon Kim, MD, PhD, Clinical Instructor in Medicine (Hematology) at Yale School of Medicine completed his internship and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and his clinical fellowship at Yale. He received his medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kim participates in clinical training required for subspecialty board certification in Medical Oncology and Hematology. He is also a member of Dr. Lieping Chen’s lab, which is working to understand the molecular, biochemical, and functional aspects of cell surface molecular pathways, including both costimulatory and coinhibitory molecules, in the control and modulation of immune responses.

Education & Training

PhD University of Texas at Houston (2010)
MD Seoul National University (2001)
BS Seoul National University (1996)

Honors & Recognition

  • the American Society Hematology Scholar Award (2017)

  • Seery Foundation Clinical Investigator Award for Cancer ResearchWilliam O. Seery Foundation (2016)

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Contact Info

Tae Kon Kim, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Hematology ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 7th Floor Multispecialty Care

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
HematologyPO Box 208028
New Haven, CT 06520-8028