Dr Kim Pese studied Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Adelaide, graduating in 1990. He continued his training in South Australia until 1996. This culminated in 2000 at the University Hospital of Wales, first as a Registrar and then as Consultant Surgeon.
His interests include urogenital malignancy and urinary tract reconstruction and complex urolithiasis. He was also involved in setting up Brachytherapy in Adelaide, used for treatment of prostatic adenocarcinoma.
He currently provides consulting services to Clare and Yorketown, alongside his Adelaide appointments at Repatriation General Hospital, Ashford Hospital and his private rooms. He has also been a member of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons since 2001.