Korean Society for ASAMI - KOA Sub-Specialty Societies
The ASAMI KOREA was founded on 24th June 1992. The founding members were Drs. Duk Y Lee, Kwang J Lee, Seok H Lee, Soo B Hahn, Kun S Whang, Hui W Park, and In H Choi. .
The ASAMI KOREA is linked to the international ASAMI. .
The role of the ASEAN KOREA is to encourage the proper usage and application of the methods of Ilizarov and to encourage the exchange of ideas and research in its related fields. .
The ASAMI KOREA meetings are held twice a year, and act as a forum for the use of methods of Ilizarov and teaching of the technique to surgeons in KOREA. .
It promotes contacts and knowledge sharing within the user group. .
The objectives of the ASAMI KOREA shall be:
a. To provide leadership, education and encouragement for the proper usage and applications of distraction histogenesis as applied to diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, .
b. To stimulate research and development in distraction histogenesis and its related fields, .
c. To provide a forum for the discussion and exchange of new scientific advances and ideas. Currently, Dr. Hui Wan Park serves as a president. .
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Holy Family Hospital,
The Catholic University,College of Medicine, Sosa-Dong 2 Wonmi-Gu, Pucheon, Korea