Sylvia S. Kim, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Sylvia Kim, MD, earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in New York City, and completed a fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is board certified in general and colorectal surgery. Dr. Kim’s special interests include anorectal disease, colon and rectal cancer, laparoscopic surgery and surgical correction of fecal incontinence.

Our Vision: To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.


Education and training

Specialty Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Surgery; American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

EducationNew York University School of Medicine

ResidencyState University of New York Health Science Center

FellowshipRobert Wood Johnson Medical School

Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

Our promise is to: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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We are becoming Prisma Health-USC Medical Group