Katherine H. Kim, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor Manager, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Ms. Kim received her Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2001, she has been a genetic counselor with the Division of Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism at Lurie Children’s. While Ms. Kim serves as the manager of the genetic counseling team, she continues her clinical practice in Genetics, specializing in the mucopolysaccharidoses and neurofibromatosis. Ms. Kim also enjoys teaching and mentoring students, participating in clinic research projects and advocating for patients and families with rare genetic conditions.

Clinical Interests

MPS disorders, neurofibromatosis, and skeletal dysplasia​


Education & Training

Education: Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, University of Pittsburgh, 1998; Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994

Board Certifications: Certified Genetic Counselors