Biography

Kim Styrvoky, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and member of its Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Her clinical interests include lung nodules, robotic assisted bronchoscopy, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy and pleural diseases.  

Dr. Styrvoky holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and history from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where she graduated summa cum laude in honor's studies. She earned her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and completed residency training in internal medicine at UT Southwestern, where she also received advanced training through a fellowship program in pulmonary and critical care medicine followed by training in interventional pulmonary. 

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016. She is a Diplomate of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. 

Dr. Styrvoky serves as the Medical Director of Interventional Pulmonology at UT Southwestern, Medical Director of Bronchoscopy and Lung Diagnostics Clinic at Parkland Health. She has published numerous academic articles and delivered several invited lectures on topics in her areas of expertise. 

She is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a member of the American Thoracic Society, American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, Women in Interventional Pulmonology, Texas Medical Association, and Dallas County Medical Society.

Education

Medical School
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2010)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Characteristics of a diagnostic bronchoscopy in hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Styrvoky KC, Batra K, Robertshaw M, Kypreos M, Lu A, Glazer CS, Adams TN, PLoS One 2023 18 5 e0285634
Longitudinal use of three different navigational bronchoscopy systems to sample lung nodules in a single patient.
Schwalk A, Styrvoky K, Respir Med Case Rep 2023 43 101855
Successful Removal of a Fractured Self-expanding Metallic Airway Stent Via Flexible Bronchoscopy: A Case Report.
Williams S, Halverson QM, Patterson DT, Styrvoky K, Ochoa CD, J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2022 07 29 3 e43-e46
Tension Pneumothorax With Persistent Air Leak in Critical COVID-19 Pneumonia With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Treated With Intrabronchial Valves.
Styrvoky K, Jakubowski B, Schwalk A, Adams TN, Abu-Hijleh M, J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2022 04 29 2 e20-e23
Flexible Bedside Bronchoscopy Using Closed Sheath System Devised From Ultrasound Probe Cover for Use in SARS-CoV-2 Patients.
Styrvoky K, Dave S, Abu-Hijleh M, J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2021 Jan 28 1 e10-e11
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Intensive Care Unit Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019.
Cheruku S, Dave S, Goff K, Park C, Ebeling C, Cohen L, Styrvoky K, Choi C, Anand V, Kershaw C, J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2020 10 34 10 2595-2603
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in a Coronavirus Disease-2019-Positive Patient: A Case Report.
Dave S, Thibodeau JT, Styrvoky K, Bhatt SH, A A Pract 2020 Sep 14 11 e01304
Bronchoscopic management of a primary endobronchial salivary epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma: A case report.
Patterson DT, Halverson Q, Williams S, Bishop JA, Ochoa CD, Styrvoky K, Respir Med Case Rep 2020 30 101083

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Reviewer
    Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery (2023)
  • Leadership Emerging in Academic Departments Program Participant and Capstone Project Winner
    UT Southwestern (2023)
  • Outstanding Author
    Journal of Thoracic Disease (2023)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • American College of Chest Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Women in Interventional Pulmonary (2021)