Joon K. Shim, M.D., M.P.H., FACS

Joon K. Shim, M.D.

Joon K. Shim, M.D., M.P.H., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Heartburn Center
Section Chair of General Surgery at Miami Valley Hospital
MVH Site Director General Surgery Residency
Associate Clerkship Director


M.D.: George Washington University (2006)
M.P.H.: George Washington University (2006)
Residency (General Surgery): University of Massachusetts
Fellowship (Minimally Invasive Surgery): Brown University


American Board of Surgery (2012)

Clinical Expertise

General Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Robotic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery
Association of Women Surgeons


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
2011–2015: Major, U.S. Army

Hospital Privileges

Miami Valley Hospital (a)
Miami Valley Hospital South (a)

Key: (a) denotes active status; (c) denotes courtesy status


Wright State Physicians, Department of Surgery
located at
Miami Valley Hospital
30 E. Apple St., Suite 5253
Dayton, OH 45409
Appointments: (937) 245-7200
Fax for Patient Use: (937) 208-4286

Academic Contact

WSU Department of Surgery
128 E. Apple St., Suite 7000
Dayton, OH 45409
Phone for Academic Use: (937) 208-2177
Fax for Academic Use: (937) 208-2105