Current Position

Associate Director, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

Current Clinical and Academic Activities

Clinical subspecialties in Neurovascular and Endovascular Surgery

Currently, treat about 400 cerebral aneurysms per year (personally, 65% of intracranial aneurysm treated endovascularly), over 4000 total aneurysms treated since 2001. Also, various vascular surgeries, including AVM, bypass for ischemic disease, carotid endarterectomy, carotid and intracranial stentings are being performed.

More than 100 SCI papers have been published

Education, Postdoctoral Training and Appointments

  • 1988 M.D. Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • 1999 Ph.D. Yonsei University Post-graduate School, Seoul, Korea
  • 1988-1989 Internship, Yonsei University Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 1989-1993 Resident in Neurosurgery, Yonsei University Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 2009.10-2011.9 President, Korean Society of Intravascular Neurosurgery
  • 2010.11-2012.10 Scientific Program Committee Chair of Korean Neurosurgical Society
  • 2013 WFNS Scientific Program Committee Vice- Chair of 2013
  • 2016 Secretary General, 12th Japan Korean Joint Conference on Surgery for Cerebral Stroke, Busan