Kay-Hyun Park

Seoul - Republic of Korea

  • Graduated from Seoul National University (SNU) College of Medicine in 1987
  • Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery resident training in SNU Hospital till 1992
  • Staff cardiac surgeon in Samsung Medical Center from 1995 through 2005
  • Visiting doctor in Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas, USA) for 1 year in 2002
  • Current affiliation: Director of cardiovascular surgery in SNU Bundang Hospital since December 2005 & tenured professor in SNU College of Medicine since 2012
  • Almost 100 publications in English journals and > 50 presentations or lectures in international scientific meetings
  • Organizer of the biannual Bundang Aortic Surgery Symposium (BASS) starting with a live surgery of thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair in 2008
  • Council member / vice secretary general / aortic domain chief of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) since 2019
  • Congress president of ASCVTS 2023 Annual Meeting in Busan, Korea

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