Ho-Seong Han, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital,Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Prof. Han graduated from Seoul National University College of Medicine in 1984, and finished internship and residency of department of Surgery at Seoul National University Hospital in 1989. He is the full time Professor of Seoul National University, College of Medicine. The present position is the Professor of Department of Surgery. The field of interest is hepatobiliary surgery and laparoscopic surgery. Prof. Han is the world first who performed laparoscopic right posterior sectionectomy, central bisectionectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma by laparoscopy. He has also performed laparoscopic liver resection in pediatric patient and succeeded in total laparoscopic right side donor hepatectomy as world-first. Prof. Han has performed more than one thousand cases of laparoscopic liver resection until 2017.

He has performed laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy and laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy first in Korea.Prof. Han has also reported world first series of laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder cancer.

Prof. Han plays an important role as editors of renowned journals, such as Ann Surgery, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, JHBPS, etc., Associate Editor of Digestive Surgery. Prof. Han has contributors for atlas and textbooks and invited speakers in many international conferences.

For more details, please go to the Curriculum Vitae.

Terms of Appointment: Jul 2016 - Jun 2018; Jun 2019 - May 2021