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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

About Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery specializes in surgical treatment of the hip and pelvis, knee joint, feet, hands, upper limbs, and spine as well as pediatric and orthopedic oncology.
Orthopedic spine surgery is performed to treat scoliosis, herniated intervertebral disk (slipped disk), spinal stenosis, and spondylolisthesis. Hand and upper limb surgery is performed to treat shoulder conditions such as rotator cuff tear, shoulder impingement syndrome and frozen shoulders as well as hand diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The field of knee joint surgery mainly concerns arthroscopic surgery for artificial knee replacement, proximal tibial osteotomy, ligament injury, and cartilaginous plate damage. Hip and pelvic surgery concerns artificial hip replacement and surgery for avascular necrosis of the femoral head and pelvic bone fracture. Pediatric orthopedic surgery is aimed at treating developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes, avascular necrosis of the proximal femoral epiphysis in children, cerebral palsy and various malformations that occur in children. Chonnam National University Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery has made the greatest achievements when it comes to the treatment of and research in Legg-Calve-Perthes in Korea.
Moreover, orthopedic oncology concerns treating bone, soft tissue and metastatic tumors. As for the orthopedic foot and ankle program, artificial ankle replacement surgery, hallux valgus, arthroscopic procedure for ankle cartilage damage, and treatment for ankle sprain and ligaments injuries, and diabetic foot ulcers are provided.
  • Jeong, Seong TaekOrthopedic Surgery
    Jeong, Seong Taek
    Treatment fieldPediatrics and oncology
  • Lee, Geun BaeOrthopedic Surgery
    Lee, Geun Bae
    Treatment fieldFoot, fracture and trauma
  • Seo, Hyeong YeonOrthopedic Surgery
    Seo, Hyeong Yeon
    Treatment fieldSpine
  • Kim, Myeong SeonOrthopedic Surgery
    Kim, Myeong Seon
    Treatment fieldHands, shoulder and elbow joints
  • Kim, Seong GyuOrthopedic Surgery
    Kim, Seong Gyu
    Treatment fieldSpine
  • Lee, Geon WooOrthopedic Surgery
    Lee, Geon Woo
    Treatment fieldFoot and ankle joint disease, lower limb trauma
  • Kim, Sung MinOrthopedic Surgery
    Kim, Sung Min
    Treatment fieldBone extension (limb lengthening), limb deformity, tumor, fracture
  • Jang Won YoungOrthopedic Surgery
    Jang Won Young
    Treatment field
  • Kim Woo JongOrthopedic Surgery
    Kim Woo Jong
    Treatment fieldUpper extremity, Shoulder, elbow, Trauma
  • Lee, Sun-HoOrthopedic Surgery
    Lee, Sun-Ho
    Treatment fieldShoulder & Elbow, Hand, Hip
  • Kwak Woo KyoungOrthopedic Surgery
    Kwak Woo Kyoung
    Treatment fieldFoot and Ankle, Lower leg trauma