Doctors (EN)

Kim Sanghyun

Kim Sanghyun

Soonchunhyang Medical Center Seoul

Department of Surgery

Position: Professor


Bariatric surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease surgery, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, treatment of gastrointestinal oncological diseases (colon, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, etc.), hernia treatment, benign anal diseases (hemorrhoids, fistula, etc.)

Education and work experience:

- Internship at the Gastric Oncology Treatment Center at the Tokyo Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan

- Internship at the Chinese Medical University Hospital for Metabolic Surgery

- Internship at Yotsuya Clinic for Metabolic and bariatric surgery in the treatment of obesity, Japan

- Professor of the Department of Surgery and Director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery of the Sungchonhyang University Medical Center,

Professor Kim Sanghyun is a qualified specialist in the surgical treatment of various diseases. Over the past ten years,Professor Kim has not only performed many operations on various gastrointestinal diseases, such as obesity, stomach cancer and other gastrointestinal stromal tumors, but also actively participated in research on surgery and published more than 20 scientific papers.
Currently, Kim Sanghyun is a professor in the Department of Surgery and Director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery at the Soonchunhyang University Medical Center in Seoul. The Soonchunhyang Obesity Surgical Center is recognized as one of the largest centers in the Asia-Pacific region outside of Korea. The Bariatric Surgery Center is often visited by foreign specialists in order to learn the know-how of our hospital based on our many years of experience. With the help of various surgical methods, such as gastrectomy, gastric bypass,duastenal intestinal anastomosis, it is possible to achieve effective weight loss, as well as positive dynamics in the treatment of diabetes and metabolic diseases. The most important point in the treatment of obesity is systematic postoperative care and interdisciplinary care provided to the patient. Professor Kim Sang-hyun conducts surgical treatment of obesity of varying complexity, observes the patient during the period of pre and postoperative care, optimized for patients based on long-accumulated experience, and medical professionals strive to communicate directly with patients and answer all their questions.
In addition, Professor Kim Sanghyun is famous for the surgical treatment of ref-lux disease. Gastroesophageal reflux disease caused by improper nutrition can seriously impair the patient's quality of life and may even cause esophageal cancer. If treatment with medications does not have an effect, surgical intervention can be a good alternative.
Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul city
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