Korean Society for Microsurgery KSM - KOA Sub-Specialty Society
The Korean microsurgical society was founded on October 29, 1980.
One of the member, Man Ki Paek was elected for the first president of this committee, Hee young Lee was elected for the vice-president, Ki Ryung Kim, Euk Choi, Keun Ho Kim, Jin Hwan Kim, Yun Suk Jang, Myung Chul Yoo also were elected for regular member of committee.
And Jung Hwa Ju, Myung Chul Yoo took part in inspection and supervising.
In addition, many specialists in broad fields of medicine, for example, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, urology, obstetrics and gynecology also joined this society, because they were interested in microsurgery.
Since the initial academic conference and general meeting took place, the society have had annual meeting.
Now, president Hyung Min Kim and Woo Kyung Kim , chief directors and twenty member of board are preparing for next 20th academic conference and general meeting.
As interest in microsurgery grows, the society gets bigger.
Originally, it began with 124 members, but now it has 451 members and 50 members who also belong to the association of international microsurgery.
For this development, we can invite experts in microsurgery to give special lectures in every year.
Speaking about our academic activities, like training and education session which is conducted symposium style were in every spring. In autumn, we have free topic conference and lecture of foreign specialists.
Those have been happened last 20 years.
Furthermore, the society makes research into new reconstruction surgery methods of tumor patients and traumatic patients.
As well as we extend new methods to surgeons who practice in community, we contribute to make newer class in plastic surgery like micro vascular surgery in medical school.
23, Kyung Hee Dae-ro
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul - Special City 02447
KyungHee University Medical Center
(Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Yonsei University College of Medicine)
23, Kyung Hee Dae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu,
Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea,