KIMA - Korea International Medical Association

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Kim Hyung-Ho

Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Department
General Surgery
Specialty
Gastric cancer surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Mininally invasive surgery, Abdominal sarcoma

Academic Background and Work Experience

  • 1986 Graduated from Busan University, College of Medicine
  • Dong-A University, College of Medicine, Master of Surgery
  • 1993 Dong-A University, College of Medicine, Ph.D. of Surgery
  • 1999 Cleveland Clinic (US), Laparoscopic sugery (Training)
  • 2000 Mount Sinai Hospital (US), Laparoscopic surgery (Training)
  • 2001 Hackensack Univ (US), Robotic surgery center (Training)
  • 2003 Professor, Surgery, SNUBH
He was the very first to perform laparoscopic gastrectomy in Korea in 1996 and the first in the world to accomplish 500 cases of laparoscopic gastrectomy in 2006. Thanks to his skills and reputation, cases of laparoscopic gastrectomy steadily increased in Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, finally reaching 3000 cases in 2014. Compared with other domestic and foreign hospitals, complication rate is lower and survival rate is higher in gastric cancer patients.

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