Eric Kim, MD, PHD


Director of Clinical Informatics - Virtual Care
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at The MetroHealth System


Dr Kim’s interests in clinical informatics include research informatics, virtual care, and digital equity. Among other projects, during fellowship he participated in the development of clinical and operational research tools in support of several research studies. He also participated in the integration of 3rd party health tracker biometrics into the EHR, as well as patient facing tools to improve engagement with virtual care.

Eric Kim, MD, PHD

He has been active in academia and has authored/co-authored over 40 articles, scientific presentations, a patent, and NIH grants on subjects ranging from lab-on-a-chip engineering to case reports. He also has a passion for family medicine and the vertical integration of care that it offers. He participates in outpatient and obstetric care with MetroHealth


  • Kim EGR, John JK, Tu H, Zheng Q, Loeb J, Zhang J, Xu Y. A hybrid silicon–parylene neural probe with locally flexible regions. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 2014, May; 195: 416-22. Pub Status: Published.
  • Kim EG, Tu H, Luo H, Liu B, Bao S, Zhang J, Xu Y. 3D silicon neural probe with integrated optical fibers for optogenetic modulation. Lab on a Chip. 2015, Jul; 15(14): 2939-49. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26097907. Pub Status: Published.
  • Sieja A, Kim E, Holmstrom H, Rotholz S, Lin CT, Gonzalez C, Arellano C, Hutchings S, Henderson D, Markley K. Multidisciplinary Sprint Program Achieved Specialty-Specific EHR Optimization in 20 Clinics. Appl Clin Inform. 2021 Mar;12(2):329-339. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1728699. Epub 2021 Apr 21. Pub Status: Published.
  • Kim EG, Kaelber DC. Phenotypic prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome among an underdiagnosed and underscreened population of over 50 million children and adults. Front Genet. 2022;13:961116. Published 2022 Sep 6. doi:10.3389/fgene.2022.961116. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 36147487. Pub Status: Published.
  • Nelson S, Kim EGR, Kaelber DC. Integrating Oral Health into Primary Care: Perspectives for Older Adults. Journal of Dental Research. 2023;0(0). doi:10.1177/00220345231165011


American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Informatics Association


  • Virtual care
  • Remote monitoring
  • Sensors
  • Digital Equity


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