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Kim Nero
General Hospital
Portrayed by Tamara Braun (2017-present)
Current status Contract
Duration 2017-present
First appearance November 22, 2017
Created by Shelly Altman
Chris Van Etten
Introduced by Frank Valentini
Gender Female
Occupation OB/GYN at GH
Title Doctor
Residence Quartermaine Mansion
66 Harbor View Road
Port Charles, New York

Dr. Kim Nero is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital.

She has been portrayed by actress Tamara Braun since the character's debut on November 22, 2017.

Braun previously portrayed Carly Corinthos from 2001-05.


On October 25, 2017, Soap Opera Digest confirmed that Braun would be returning to GH as a new character, debuting on November 22.[1][2] On November 17, it was revealed that she will be portraying Kim Nero, Oscar's mom.[3][4]

She made her first appearance on November 22, 2017.

On May 22, 2019 announced that Tamara Braun (along with Billy Miller) will temporarily be leaving GH during the week of May 27-31 as their characters go to Kilimanjaro to spread the ashes of their son Oscar. They were last seen on May 16, 2019 and made appearances on May 28 on June 4 and again on June 12 before returning on June 17, 2019.


She is first seen at the Corinthos house for Thanksgiving with her son Oscar.

She also knows Drew Cain.

On December 8, Kim told Drew that he is Oscar's father and that although they didn't know each other for long the time they did spend together was intense and she got pregnant with Oscar.


Kim with her son Oscar and Drew

Kim is the primary OB/GYN for Maxie Jones and Nelle Benson ,Carly Corinthos during their pregnancies.

In March 14, Kim revealed to Julian that she still has feelings for Drew, though she has begun to fall for him.

On August 16, 2018, Kim seems to recognize the new DA Margaux Dawson from the past, though she can't recall from where.

Currently, she is good friends with Elizabeth Webber, Julian Jerome, Dr. Hamilton Finn, and Carly Corinthos.

In 2018, it's revealed that his son Oscar is dying of an inoperable Grade IV Glioblastoma and it is growing rapidly (Kim knew and didn't tell him).

On New Years Eve, 2018, Kim kisses Drew Cain. This did not go much further, as Kim is committed to her relationship with Julian.

On March 22, 2019, Terry told Oscar and parents that he has 6 weeks to a month left to live but on April 4, Oscar has a severe seizure that caused him to fall on the bridge and rushed to General Hospital where parents and Josslyn get news he's in a coma and Terry said if he wakes up he won't the same again.

On April 29, 2019 (shown on May 1, 2019), Kim's son Oscar died in his sleep.

On June 4, 2019, Kim and Drew planned to pour their son Oscar ashes on mountain Kilimanjaro.

On June 12, 2019, while staying in the vacation cabin Kim fainted and was starting to hallucinate her son Oscar and thought Drew was their son Oscar which Drew plays along and possibly revealed she pregnant with Julian child as she told Drew "Oscar"about "his little brother or sister"and she finally gets better soon after.

On June 18, 2019, Kim returns home from mountain Kilimanjaro and it turns out Kim Is not really pregnant she just hallucinating and want a baby so she told Julian to give her a baby but he turns her down by saying Oscar is gone and no Baby is going to replace him Then he talk about Wiley "Jonah" then Kim breaks up with Julian.

Crimes Committed

Health and Vitals

  • Sexually harassed during medical school by her favorite professor [pre-2017; revealed on Jul 24, 2018]
  • Had a dreams about her son Oscar [May 2019]
  • Passed out in the vacation cabin and was helped by Drew Cain [Jun 11, 2019]
  • Thought Drew was her son Oscar and started hallucinating about Oscar [Jun 12, 2019]
  • Hallucinate she was pregnant [Jun 12,2019]

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