Ki-Hun Kim, MD, PhD (Hepatobiliary Surgery)

Professor and Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary surgery and Liver transplantation; Department of Surgery, Asan Medical Center, Ulsan University, Seoul, Korea

Dr. Ki-Hun Kim is currently a professor and chief of division of Hepatobiliary surgery and Liver transplantation at Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. He graduated from Korea University College of Medicine in 1992 where he earned PhD degree in 2003, and completed a surgical resident training in Korea University hospital in 1998. He completed a fellowship training of Hepatobiliary surgery and Liver transplantation at Asan Medical Center in 2000. He was an instructor of Surgery at Seoul Baik Hospital, University of Inje, Korea in 2001, a visiting professor of Surgery at Kobe University Hospital, Kobe, Japan in 2006, and participated in the Multivisceral Transplantation Program as a visiting professor at Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami, USA in 2007. He has been a faculty member of Surgery at Asan Medical Center since 2002. He was a secretary general in International meeting for HCC 2008, IHPBA 2014, and ELSA 2015. He is a member of ILTS, IHPBA, APHPBA, IASGO, ELSA, EAES, KMS, KAHPBS, KSOT, KASL, KSELS, and KLTSG. Dr. Kim has more than 3,000 open hepatectomies and more than 500 laparoscopic hepatectomies including living donor hepatectomies and was the operator at live demonstration of open and laparoscopic liver resection in International meeting for HCC 2008, IASGO 2009, 2011, 2015, and ILDLT 2015. He performed LDLT with his colleagues in France 2004, Turkey 2006, and India 2008, and hepatectomy in USA 2007, and Russia 2014. Especially, He enjoyed riding a motorbike, Harley-Davidson, but stops for family peace now. He published more than 200 scientific articles in national and international journals.