The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Surgery

Edward D. Kim, MD

Division of Urology

Clinical Focus

Prostate Cancer , Male Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction

Research Focus

Erectile Dysfunction, BPH, Overactive Bladder


Medical School
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

General Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


American Board of Urology

Professional Affiliations

Knoxville of Academy of Medicine
Tennessee Medical Association
American Lithotripsy Society

Published Book Chapters

Hardin BM, Kim ED: Potential male etiologies of unexplained infertility. In: Schattman GL, Esteves S, Agarwal A (eds): Unexplained infertility: Pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment. New York: Springer, Chapter 7, p. 53-56, 2015.

Current Publications

Jennings MO, Owen RC, Keefe D, Kim ED.
Management and counseling of the male with advanced paternal age. Fertility and Sterility. 2017 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Moss JL, F Keeter MK, Brannigan RE, Kim ED.
Erectile dysfunction and infertility in male cancer patients: Addressing unmet needs. Future Oncology (London, England). 2016 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Dean J, Maggi M, de Boer BJ, Hellstrom W, Khera M, Kim ED, McCullough A, Wu F, Zitzmann M.
Diagnosing secondary hypogonadism: Important consequences for fertility and reversibility. BJU International. 2016 Apr;117(4):552-4. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

Kim ED, McCullough A, Kaminetsky J.
Oral enclomiphene citrate raises testosterone and preserves sperm counts in obese hypogonadal men, unlike topical testosterone: Restoration instead of replacement. BJU International. 2016 Apr;117(4):677-85. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Shridharani A, Owen RC, Elkelany OO, Kim ED.
The significance of clinical practice guidelines on adult varicocele detection and management. Asian Journal of Andrology. 2016 Mar-Apr;18(2):269-75.

Burns PR, Kim ED, Ruff DD, Seftel AD.
The effect of testosterone topical solution in hypogonadal men with suboptimal response to a topical testosterone gel. American Journal of Men's Health. 2015 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Owen RC, Elkelany OO, Kim ED.
Testosterone supplementation in men: A practical guide for the gynecologist and obstetrician. Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2015 Aug;27(4):258-64.

Kim ED.
Editorial comment on "A randomized prospective double-blind comparison trial of clomiphene citrate and anastrozole in raising testosterone in hypogonadal infertile men"-New comparative insight on alternative therapies for low testosterone in subfertile men. The Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2015 Aug;12(8):1770-1.

Crosnoe-Shipley LE, Elkelany OO, Rahnema CD, Kim ED.
Treatment of hypogonadotropic male hypogonadism: Case-based scenarios. World Journal of Nephrology. World J Nephrol. 2015 May 6;4(2):245-53.

Rahnema CD, Crosnoe LE, Kim ED.
Designer steroids - over-the-counter supplements and their androgenic component: Review of an increasing problem. Andrology . 2015 Mar;3(2):150-5.

Elkelany OO, Owen RC, Kim ED.
Combination of tadalafil and finasteride for improving the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia: Critical appraisal and patient focus. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management . 2015 Mar 30;11:507-13.

Miner M, Kim ED.
Cardiovascular disease and male sexual dysfunction. Asian Journal of Andrology . 2015 Jan-Feb;17(1):3-4.

Kim E, Seftel A, Goldfischer E, Baygani S, Burns P.
Comparative efficacy of tadalafil once daily in men with erectile dysfunction who demonstrated previous partial responses to as-needed sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil. Current Medical Research and Opinion . 2014 Dec 2:1-11.

Kim ED, Owen RC, White GS, Elkelany OO, Rahnema CD.
Endovascular treatment of vasculogenic erectile dysfunction. Asian Journal of Andrology . 2014 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Goldfischer ER, Kim ED, Seftel AD, Baygani SK, Burns PR.
Impact of low testosterone on response to treatment with Tadalafil 5 mg once daily for erectile dysfunction. Urology. 2014 Jun;83(6):1326-33.

Lipshultz LI, Kovac JR, Scovell J, Kim ED.
A positive role for anabolic androgenic steroids: preventing metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Fertility and Sterility. 2014 Jul;102(1):e5.

Rahnema CD, Crosnoe LE, Kim ED, Lipshultz LI, Kovac JR.
Anabolic steroid-induced hypogonadism: diagnosis and treatment. Fertility and Sterility. 2014 May;101(5):1271-9.

Paduch DA, Brannigan RE, Fuchs EF, Kim ED, Marmar JL, Sandlow JI.
The laboratory diagnosis of testosterone deficiency. Urology. 2014 May;83(5):980-988.

Kim ED.
Using contemporary microdissection testicular sperm extraction techniques, older men with nonobstructive azoospermia should not be deterred from becoming fathers. Fertility and Sterility. 2014 Mar;101(3):635.

Current Presentations

Owen RC, Dresner S, Jennings M, Winter CA, Angelle JW, White WM, Jones LA, Kim ED. Non-industry sponsored safety analysis following collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) injection in men with Peyronie's disease. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2016 May 6-10; San Diego, CA.

Owen RC, Jennings M, Winter CA, Angelle JW, White WM, Jones LA, Kim ED. Non-industry sponsored safety analysis following collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) injection in men with Peyronie's disease. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Kim ED. Enclomiphene: Safety and sperm studies. Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting; 2015 May 15-19; New Orleans, LA.

Moss J, Basham K, White W, Kim E, Klein F, Waters B, Pickens R. Does intravenous acetaminophen improve percutaneous nephrolithotomy outcomes? Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2015 Mar 19-22; Savannah, GA.

Kim ED, Brannigan RE, Pisarska M. Variocele: If and when to treat. Presented at American Society for Reproductive Medicine; 2014 Oct 18; Honolulu, HI.


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