Kimberly A. Curseen, MD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Palliative Medicine Program
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Director of Supportive and Palliative Care Outpatient Services
Emory Healthcare
Supportive Oncologist
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Brain and Spine Tumors
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Head and Neck Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ocular Melanoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Penile Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Kimberly A. Curseen, MD, is the director of Supportive and Palliative Care Outpatient Services for Emory Healthcare and serves as the director and the primary provider for the Supportive Oncology Clinic at Winship Cancer Institute. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, she is part of the clinical care team providing physical, emotional, and spiritual care for patients with cancer at any point in their disease process, and assisting patients with complex decision making. 

Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Curseen served as the program developer and director of Geriatric Palliative Care Clinical Services Program at University of Arkansas. 


Dr. Curseen completed her medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000. She completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Yale University. She completed fellowship training in Geriatrics and Palliative Care at University Arkansas for Medical Sciences.


Dr. Curseen has been named one of the Palliative Medicine Inspirational Leaders under 40 by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine for 2014-2015. She has been consistently listed in Atlanta Magazine's annual "Top Doctors" issue since 2020.

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