Sahng Gyoon Kim

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dental Medicine
Postgraduate Program Director
630 West 168th Street, PH7Stem #128, New York, NY 10032
  • Clinical Science
Key word or phrase descriptors for area of expertise: 
Dental Tissue Engineering, Microsurgery

Dr. Kim earned his D.D.S. at Seoul National University and Columbia University, New York. He received a Certificate in Endodontics and a M.S. in oral biology from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been at Columbia University serving as an assistant professor since 2009. He has been in the Center for Craniofacial Regeneration as a staff researcher, actively working on dental tissue engineering. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and has served on the AAE Research and Scientific Affairs Committee. His research is focused on dental tissue engineering including dental pulp regeneration. He has been doing clinical research on endodontic microsurgery, cone beam computed tomography and endodontic instrumentation as well as dental implants.

Education/Training - Institution/ Location/ Degree: 
D.D.S., Seoul National University, South Korea
D.D.S., Columbia University, New York
Endo Cert., University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
M.S., Oral Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
Mentoring - Completed Student Projects: 
David Seonghun Song, M.A. Biotechnology. 2010. Dental Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering: current approaches and future perspective
Sasha Alexander, Seong Lee. 2011. Use and Abuse of the Implant Modality in Restorative Treatment
Adham Abdel Azim. 2011. Middle Mesial Canals in Mandibular Molars
Selected Peer-reviewed Publications - Three selected citations: 

Kim SG, Zhou J, Solomon C, Zheng Y, Suzuki T, Chen M, Song S, Jiang N, Cho S, Mao JJ*. Effects of growth factors on dental stem/progenitor cells. Dent Clin North Am 56(3):563-575,2012.

Kim SG*, Kim SG, Viechnicki B, Kim S, Nah HD. Engineering of a Periodontal Ligament Construct: Cell and Fiber Alignment Induced by Shear Stress. J Clin Periodontol 38(12):1130-1136, 2011.

Kim SG*, Solomon C. Cost-effectiveness of Endodontic Molar Retreatment Compared with Fixed Partial Dentures and Single-Tooth Implant Alternatives. J Endod 37(3):321-325, 2011.

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