Kimberly Hoang, MD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Brain and Spine Tumors
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Kimberly B. Hoang, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Hoang practices cranial neurosurgical oncology and spinal oncology and specializes in awake tumor surgery, functional mapping for brain tumors, laser interstitial thermal therapy, implantable brachytherapy and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr. Hoang is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. She holds professional memberships with Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Medical Association, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.


Dr. Hoang received her medical degree from The Ohio State University. She completed her internship and residency in neurosurgery at Duke University. She then completed a fellowship in neurosurgical-oncology at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.


Dr. Hoang is focused on surgical robotics and novel device development for neurosurgical oncology applications. Her current research focuses on microrobotic and meso-robotic devices for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics. She has previously worked on automating surgical resection of brain tumors utilizing macro-scale robotics. Her other research interests include large animal brain tumor model development for novel devices and preclinical testing.

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