Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea
Prof. Hyung-Ho Kim is one of the pioneers of laparoscopic surgery in Korea and he has performed more than 2000 cases of laparoscopic gastric cancer surgery. He is a chairman of Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and a president of Korean Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Study (KLASS). He has strong interest in minimally invasive function preserving surgery in early gastric cancer including sentinel node navigation surgery and proximal gastrectomy with double tract reconstruction. He was also interested in intra-abdominal chemotherapy for patients with advanced stage. He plays an important role in many Korean or International societies. His translational research interest is cancer cell navigation surgery.