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Kim O'Connor, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)

Education & Training

MD, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1999
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1999-2002
Chief Residency in Ambulatory Care, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2002-2003

Professional Interests

Patient-physician communication
Intimate partner violence
Cross-cultural medicine
Dermatology topics
End-of-life issues
Medical student education


Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, 1989
Nominee, Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award. University of Washington School of Medicine. Award granted to a faculty physician who exemplifies positive characteristics such as strong mentoring skills, involvement in community service, compassion, and collaboration with students and patients, 2014
GIMC Leadership Award Recipient, July, 2016
Seattle Top Doctors, 2016

Selected Publications

O'Connor KM, Chien AJ. 2008. Management of melanocytic lesions in the primary care setting.. Mayo Clinic proceedings. Mayo Clinic. 83(2):208-13;quiz213-4.
O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Herpes Zoster. Med Clin North Am. 2013 Jul;97(4):503-22
Wright J, O’Connor K. Female Sexual Dysfunction. Med Clin North Am. 99 (2015) 607–628
Vary, Jay, O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Common Dermatologic Conditions. Med Clin North Am. 2014 May;98(3):445-85.
O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Osteoporosis. Med Clin North Am. 2016 Jul;100(4):807-26