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  • Prof. Park Kwi Won

    General Surgeon, Seoul, South Korea

    Professor, 40 years of experience , , , Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul  Highlights
    • Prof. Park Kwi Won is a senior and highly experienced General Surgeon with +40 years of experience in pediatric surgery.
    • Prof. Won holds professional memberships of the Korean Surgical Society, the Korean Society of Coloproctology, the Korean Association of Pediatric Surgeons, the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons and the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 
    • She is an MD degree (1972) holder from the Seoul National University College of Medicine and an MS degree (1975) holder from the Graduate School Seoul National University. She also did her Ph.D from the same university in 1978. 
    • She also undertook advanced training and a fellowship at the Seoul National University Hospital between 1972-80.
    • Prof. Won has been conferred several awards for her contribution to the field of pediatric surgery.
    • She is an expert pediatric surgeon, specialising in neo-natal surgeries of the congenital anomalies of the GI tract and pediatric tumour surgery. 
    • She has co-authored few papers for reputed journals. 

    Pediatric tumour surgery Pediatric surgery
  • Prof. Yang Jung-Hyun

    General Surgeon, Seoul, South Korea

    Professor, 45 years of experience , , , Konkuk University Medical Centre  Highlights
    • Prof. Yang Jung-Hyun is a highly experienced and senior General surgeon with +45 years of practice in performing surgical procedures of breast and thyroid.
    • Prof. Jung-Hyun is an illustrious figure in the medical field and he has held top positions with leading hospitals during his four decades of practice.
    • He has few awards to his credit. 
    • He is a graduate, PG and MD degree holder from the Seoul National University Graduate School of Medicine.    
    • Prof. Jung-Hyun is a leading surgeon for breast and thyroid-related diseases and disorders. 
    • Prof. Jung-Hyun has co-authored well-researched scholarly articles to several medical journals. 

    Thyroid cancer Thyroidectomy
  • Prof. Seun Ik Ahn

    General Surgeon, Incheon, South Korea

    Professor, 30 years of experience , , , Inha University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Seun Ik Ahn is a leading General Surgeon with +30 years of practice in performing hepato-biliary surgery.
    • Prof. Ahn graduated from the  Seoul National University in 1983, followed by a Master's degree in 1987 and MD in 1993.
    • He briefly worked as a Visiting Professor with the Pittsburgh University in 2009. 
    • Prof. Ahn is a reputed medical professional of hepato-biliary surgery. 
    • He has co-authored several research papers for medical journals on various aspects of the surgical techniques.  

  • Prof. Kwak Ihm Soo

    General Surgeon, Seo-gu, South Korea

    Professor, 30 years of experience , Pusan National University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Kwak Ihm Soo is an experienced Renal Specialist with an experience spanning +30 years specialising in treating ailments of the kidney. 
    • Prof. Soo holds a graduate degree from the prestigious London Medical School. 
    • He is an expert at performing kidney transplantation, diabetic kidney disease, Glomerulonephritis (hematuria, proteinuria), chronic renal failure and hypertension.
    • He has contributed to reputed journals with several scholarly articles pertaining to his field of interest.



    Diabetic Kidney Disease Glomerulonephritis ((hematuria, proteinuria) Chronic renal failure Hypertension
  • Prof. Chi Kyeung Chun

    General Surgeon, Seoul, South Korea

    Professor, 38 years of experience , , , , Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul  Highlights
    • Prof. Chi Kyeung Chun is a leading and senior General Surgeon with +38 years of experience in performing surgeries for stomach cancer.
    • Prof.Chun is a professional member of The International Gastric Cancer Association, Director of the Korean Gastric Cancer Association and Executive Director of The Korean Surgical Society.
    • In 1982, he obtained a Bachelor's and MD degree from Chung-Ang University, College of Medicine. In 1986, he acquired a Master's degree, followed by a Doctor's degree in 1993.  
    • For a year during 1995-96, he offered training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
    • Prof. Chun is a specialised surgeon of gastric cancer.
    • She has co-authored research papers on various aspects of her medical expertise.

    Biliary Tract Cancer Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
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  • Prof. Park Yong Keum

    General Surgeon, Seoul, South Korea

    Professor, 34 years of experience , , , , Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul  Highlights
    • Prof. Park Yong Keum is a renowned and experienced General Surgeon with an extensive practice of +34 years in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, anal fistula and hemorrhoid. 
    • Prof. Keum is a professional member of the Korean Surgical Society, The Korean Society of Coloproctology and The Korean Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons.
    • Prof. Keum obtained his MD and Bachelor's degrees in 1985 from Chung-Ang Univ, Seoul. In 1989, he finished his Master's degree and in 1995, a Doctor's degree.
    • He is an expert surgeon of colorectal cancer, hemorrhoids and anal fistula.
    • Prof. Keum has to his credit, the publishing of several research papers in reputed medical journals.    

    Hemorrhoid Anal Fistula
  • Prof. Song Youngjin

    General Surgeon, Chungcheongbuk-do , South Korea

    Professor, 25 years of experience , , Chonbuk National University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Song Youngjin is a reputed General Surgeon specialising in the surgeries of breast with an experience of +25 years. 
    • Prof. Youngjin earned his MD degree at the Seoul National University College of Medicine and completed his Fellowship at the Seoul National University Hospital. Further, he went on to obtain training at leading institutes such as the National Cancer Center in Japan and the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA. 
    • Prof. YounVisiting Researcher at the Kanazawa Medical University in Japan. 
    • He has held the tops positions of a Dean of the Chungbuk National University College of Medicine and as President of Chungbuk National University Hospital. 
    • His expertise is in performing biopsies of tumour and also its excision if found to be malignant.  
    • He has contributed few research papers in his field of expertise.

    Tumour surgery Breast reconstruction General breast surgery
  • Prof. Park Jinwoo

    General Surgeon, Chungcheongbuk-do , South Korea

    Professor, 25 years of experience , , Chonbuk National University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Park Jinwoo is a General Surgeon and has +25 years of experience in surgically treating thyroid and hernia in both adults and pediatrics. 
    • Prof. Jinwoo has been the Executive Director of the Korean Association of Endocrine Surgeons. 
    • He completed his MD degree from the Seoul National University College of Medicine, follwed by Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. 
    • He has professional expertise in endocrinology too.
    • Prof. Jinwoo is an expert Endocrinologist of adults and pediatrics, who treats thyroid and hernia. 

    Grave's diseases Hashimoto's thyroiditis Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Diabetes Addison's disease Cushing's syndrome
  • Prof. Taewoo Kang

    General Surgeon, Seo-gu, South Korea

    Professor, 25 years of experience , , , Pusan National University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Kang Taewoo is a General Surgeon with +25 years of experience and specialises in breast reconstruction procedures, breast cancer and the treatment of benign breast diseases. 
    • Prof. Taewoo is a professional member of the Korean Surgery Society, the Korean Breast Cancer Society, the Department of Surgical Breast Disease ( Korean Society of Surgery), Korean Society for Oncology Surgery, Korean Society of Endocrinology and the Korean Society of Head and Neck Surgery. 
    • He is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. 
    • Prof. Taewoo is a graduate from the  Pusan ​​National University College of Medicine. He then went on to earn his Master's degree and his Ph.D from the Pusan ​​National University Graduate School of Medicine. 
    • His expertise comprises breast reconstruction, treating benign breast disease and breast cancer. 
    • He has authored articles for reputed journals. 

    Breast cancer Benign breast disease
  • Yong-Soon Chun

    General Surgeon, Namdong-gu, South Korea

    Vice President, 25 years of experience , , , Gachon University – Gil Medical Center  Highlights
    • Yong-Soon Chun is a leading General Surgeon with an extensive experience of +25 years in performing tumour surgeries and advanced breast cancer surgeries.
    • Chun holds an MD degree from the Seoul National University College of Medicine, 1990, followed by MS in 1997. In 2004 she did her Ph.D and obtained post-doctoral training as a researcher with the Johns Hopkins University Breast Cancer Center. 
    • She acquired vast experience during her stint with various hospitals. 
    • Chun is an expert breast cancer and tumour surgeon who also treats related breast diseases. 
    • Her contributions to reputed journals expound her surgical experiences and studies in the field of breast cancer surgery. 

    Benign breast tumor surgery Mammotome excision

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Best General Surgeons in South Korea

Why should you get your surgery in South Korea?

Several factors contribute to this. For starters, you may obtain the greatest surgery in South Korea at a reasonable price. Second, South Korea is one of the leading medical tourism destinations in the globe. Third, general  surgery hospitals are well-equipped with the most cutting-edge medical technology and the most qualified specialists available


What is the climate like in South Korea throughout the year?

In Seoul, South Korea, the climate and average weather are the same all year. Summers in Seoul are lengthy, hot, humid, rainy, and partially overcast, while winters are short, cold, snowy, and largely clear. The temperature normally ranges from 21°F to 85°F throughout the year, with temperatures rarely falling below 11°F or rising over 91°F.


Top Best General Surgery hospitals in South Korea

Chonbuk National University Hospital, Gachon University – Gil Medical Center,  Konkuk University Medical Centre, Inje University – Haeundae Paik Hospital are Some of the best general Surgery hospitals in South Korea.

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