Dr KIM Tae Joong


27 October 2023, Friday, 1520 – 1545hr
Speaker: Surgical Techniques 2 Session
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) in Gynaecology Feasibility and Operative Outcome

Professor TJ Kim graduated from Seoul National University College of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and oncologic fellowship training at Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine. He was awarded as ‘the best clinical fellow of the year’ in Samsung Medical Center in 2006.

His interest in clinical trials concerning innovative MIS (Robot, NOTES, LESS), ovarian cancer prevention and chemotherapy. He is the first surgeon who started single-port laparoscopy, NOTES and single-site da Vinci surgery in South Korea. He has led single institutional and multi-institutional randomized clinical trials in minimally invasive surgical field. He has published more than 230 peer-reviewed international journal articles. Of note, his published articles on single-port surgery were the most cited.

He has been an invited speaker at international symposia and conferences as an honored guest speaker. He has also performed live demonstration surgeries in many countries. He has run observational program for foreign doctors. Many surgeons from Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and USA visited him to observe his surgical techniques.