Chang Hyun Kang, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Chang Hyun Kang is a professor of Seoul National University College of Medicine in the department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He graduated Seoul National University College of Medicine and was trained in Seoul National University Hospital. His major interest includes lung cancer, thymic malignancy, esophageal cancer and pediatric thoracic surgery. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed medical papers on these issues. He is now focusing on minimally invasive surgery and multi-center clinical studies. He is actively working on the robotic surgery program and minimally invasive surgery in the children. He is a vice president of Korean robotic study group in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. He is now playing major role in of Korean multicenter database project on thymic malignancy. In this multi-center study group, he played major role in establishing Korean database of thymic malignancy.