Esther Kim, ACNP-BC

Academic Appointments

  • Nurse Practitioner
Esther Kim, ACNP-BC

Ms. Kim is an acute care nurse practitioner in the Department of Neurology Division of Neuro-Oncology. She received her BA in Biological Science from Rutgers University and her BS/MS from Columbia University School of Nursing. She is board certified in acute care nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has been at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center since 2004, starting as an RN on Medical Oncology Unit and transitioning as a critical care RN on Neurological Intensive Care Unit where she worked until 2011. After becoming an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Ms. Kim worked at NeuroHospitalist Service at Columbia University Irving Medical Center where she provided primary care of hospitalized patients with various neurological diseases. In 2015, she joined the Division of Neuro-Oncology, where in close collaboration with attending neuro-oncologists, she provides care to patients with primary brain & spinal tumors and brain metastases.

Board Certifications:

Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Certified Critical Care RN by American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Neuro-oncology

Education and Training

  • BA, 2002 Biological Sciences, Rutgers - State University of New Jersey
  • BS, 2004 Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • MS, 2008 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Columbia University School of Nursing


  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032

This provider does not accept new patients

Honors and Awards

Member of Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Zeta Chapter