News Release

December 5, 2013

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914


Cardiologist Joins UConn Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Dr. Agnes S. Kim is a cardiac specialist who recently joined the faculty at the UConn Health Center from Weill Cornell Medical College. She is accepting new patients in Farmington and Storrs Center.

Kim is a general cardiologist who provides care to patients with coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure, and those who have undergone heart surgery and interventional procedures. She has expertise in noninvasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac MRI, and vascular ultrasounds. She has a particular interest in the cardiac care of patients who have undergone cancer treatments.

Kim received her bachelor’s degree at Yale College. She received her medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. 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, specializing in noninvasive advanced cardiovascular imaging, while earning a Ph.D. in investigative medicine.

To schedule an appointment, call 860-679-7692 or 800-535-6232. More information about the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center is available at Cardiology services will be available in Storrs Center starting in mid-December.

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Caption: Dr. Agnes Kim, cardiologist, is seeing patients at the UConn Health Center in Farmington and, starting in mid-December, Storrs Center.

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