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    Dr. Seong Ho Kong

    Metabolic surgery · Gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Seoul National University Hospital

    Seoul, South Korea


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    Dr. Seong Ho Kong is an Associate Professor and Surgical Gastroenterologist at the Seoul National University College of Medicine and has more than 20 years of experience under his belt. He is considered an expert in Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Gastrointestinal Stromal tumor, Hernia, Laparoscopic, Robotic Surgery for Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Obesity/Metabolic Surgery. Some more of his specializations include Liver Disease treatment, Liver Transplant, and Portal Hypertension Surgery. Dr. Seong Ho Kong has received many recognitions and awards from various institutions for his contribution to Gastroenterology. He graduated with an MD from the Seoul National University College of Medicine in 2000. Later on, in 2009, he completed his MS from the Seoul National College of Medicine. He started his Ph.D. in 2009 and completed it by 2013 from the Seoul National University College of Medicine. Dr. Seong Ho Kong has numerous papers related to Gastroenterology published in various journals. Some of his more famous publications are: 'Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Testing of the Perigastric Vagus Nerve Branches to Evaluate Viability and Signals along Nerve Pathways during Gastrectomy'; Short-term Outcomes of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing, Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy With D2 Lymphadenectomy to Open Distal Gastrectomy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer'; and 'The anatomical configuration of the splenic artery influences, suprapancreatic lymph node dissection in laparoscopic gastrectomy: an analysis using a 3D volume rendering program'. Dr. Seong Ho Kong started his career as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Seoul National University Hospital. Later, he got promoted to a Clinical Associate Professor in 2017 and has worked as an Associate Professor since then.