Sung-Hwan Kim

Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar
orthohwa@pitt.edu

Biography

Education

2012 - 2016: Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, The Graduate School of Yonsei University, Korea

2005 - 2011: Mater of Science of Medine, The Graduate School of Yonsei University, Korea

1997 - 2001: Bachelor Degree, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

1995 - 1996: Premedical college, Yonsei University, Korea

 

Professional Experience

2017 – Present: Visiting Scholar, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering (CCME), University of Pittsburgh.

2014 - Present : Assistant Professor, Arthroscopy & sports medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

2010 - 2014: Clinical Assistant Professor, Arthroscopy & sports medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

2009 - 2010: Clinical Fellow, Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

2007 - 2009: Medical Officer, Captain, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Go-Yang Armed Forces Hospital, Korea

2002 - 2006: Residency, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

2001 - 2002: Internship, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

 

Research Interest

I’m interested in tissue regeneration; cartilage restoration using bone marrow-derived or adipose derived mesenchymal stem/pogenitor cell, mononucleous cells concentration, and identifying cellular mechanism that can be alleviate disease and further prevent it related to orthopaedic care.

Degrees

  • M.D.
  • Ph.D.

Awards

  • 2015 “Academic Participation Award (Basic)”, The Korean Orthopaedic Association “SIRT1 Directly Regulates SOX2 to Maintain Self-Renewal and Multipotency in Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells”
  • 2014 “Best Podium award” in 2nd Japan-Korea Knee Osteotomy Symposium “Affecting Factors for the Postoperative Joint Line Convergence Angle Change in High Tibial Osteotomies”
  • 2012 “Video & Multimedia Award” in Multimedia Education Center of AAOS 2012
  • 2013 “Academic Participation Award (Clinical)”, The Korean Orthopaedic Association “Intertunnel relationships in combined anterior cruciate ligament and posterolateral corner reconstruction: an in vivo 3-dimensional anatomic study”
  • 2006 “Honor award (pass first on board examination)”, The Korean Orthopaedic Association
  • 2004 “Outstanding resident award”, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea