Joon K Shim, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Miami Valley Hospital, 128 E Apple St Wche 7, Dayton, OH 45409-2902


BA Philosophy magna cum laude: Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA) - 2000

MD/MPH (4 Year - Dual Program): George Washington University (Washington, DC) 

General Surgery Residency: University of Massachusetts (Worcester, MA)

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: Brown University (Providence, RI)


American Board of Surgery (2012)

Clinical Expertise

General Surgery - hernias, appendix, gallbladders, small bowel, colon, esophagus, stomach

Minimally Invasive Surgery - Laparoscopic and Robotic

Paraesophageal Hernias

Abdominal Wall Hernias

Bariatric Surgery

Trauma/Acute Care Surgery


2011 - 2015: MAJOR, US ARMY

2011: 102nd Forward Surgical Team, FOB Bostick, Afghanistan
2012: 948th Forward Surgical Team, FOB Bostick, Afghanistan
2013: 28th Forward Surgical Element, FOB Salerno, Afghanistan
2014: 772nd Forward Surgical Team, Defense CBRNE, DRCF Mission

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons - Ohio Chapter

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Association of Women Surgeons

Association for Academic Surgery

Association for Surgical Education

American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery - Ohio Chapter

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

American Hernia Society

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Montgomery County Medical Society – Dayton, OH

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