Minji Kang, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
  • General Infectious Diseases

Biography

Minji Kang, M.D., is an Assistant Professor and infectious disease specialist in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is an expert in antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention.

Dr. Kang earned her medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center and received advanced training in infectious diseases through a fellowship at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious disease, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020. As the Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention, she’s involved in the surveillance and prevention of health care-associated infections such as central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), Clostridium difficile (C. diff), and surgical site infections.

Dr. Kang is a member of several professional associations, including the Infectious Disease Association of California, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medicine Association, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

She has delivered numerous presentations and published several academic articles.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Jefferson Medical College (2009-2013)
  • Residency - University of Maryland Medical Center (2013-2016), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of California San Diego Medical Center (2017-2020), Infectious Diseases
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Infectious Disease Association of California
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • HIV Medicine Association
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Honors & Awards
  • Top Poster Abstract Award 2019, SHEA National Conference
  • Award for Excellence in Resident Research 2015, University of Maryland
Books & Publications
Research
  • Infection Prevention
  • Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Disaster Preparedness

Clinical Focus

  • General Infectious Diseases

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