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Samsung Medical Center Seoul

location_on Seoul, South Korea
9.8/10 from 16 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery (404364)

Park Youn Soo

Prof. Dr. med.

Park Youn Soo

Specialized in: adult and pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic surgery

About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery at the Samsung Medical Center offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department specializes in the treatment of all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Park Youn Soo.

A highly qualified medical team has in its arsenal many effective conservative methods and proven surgical techniques. The treatment program is developed for each patient individually with due consideration of the specific clinical picture, general patient’s condition and their wishes. 

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Diseases and injuries of the knee
    • Sports injuries (for example, damage to the cruciate ligament or semilunar cartilage)
    • Degenerative arthritis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Other pathological conditions
  • Hip diseases
    • Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head
    • Degenerative arthritis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Other diseases
  • Diseases of the upper extremities
    • Diseases and injuries of the wrist joint
    • Diseases and injuries of the elbow joint
    • Diseases and injuries of the upper limb peripheral nerves
    • Other pathologies
  • Diseases of the shoulder and shoulder joint
    • Ligament injuries
    • Dislocation
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Degenerative arthritis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Other diseases
  • Spinal diseases
    • Herniated lumbar intervertebral disc
    • Herniated cerebral intervertebral disc
    • Degenerative diseases of the spine
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Spinal deformities
    • Other diseases
  • Pediatric orthopedic diseases
    • Congenital developmental defects
    • Growth disorders
    • Infections
    • Oncological diseases of the musculoskeletal system
    • Injuries of the musculoskeletal system
    • Other diseases
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system
    • Bone tumors
    • Muscle tumors
    • Nerve tumors
    • Limb tumors
    • Spinal tumors
  • Joint replacement surgery (mainly hip and knee)
  • Treatment of sports injuries
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

  • Study of Medicine at the Seoul National University.
  • Fellowship, Joint Reconstruction, Clinic for Orthopedics and Arthritis, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Residency at the Seoul National University Hospital.
  • Internship at the Seoul National University Hospital.

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Total hip arthroplasty and revision surgery.
  • Hip osteotomy.
  • Hip fracture surgery.
  • Avascular necrosis of the femoral head.

Membership in the Academic Societies

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Korean Orthopedic Association.
  • Board Member of the Korean Hip Society.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Samsung Medical Center 

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery.
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