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Dr. Young-hoon Kim
Pacemaker Implantation · Arrhythmia · Tachycardia
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Korea University Anam Hospital
Seoul, South Korea
73 Goryeodae-ro Seongbuk-gu Seoul South Korea
Dr. Young-hoon Kim is an accomplished Cardiologist with more than three decades of clinical services under his name. Well versed in managing cardiovascular disorders and cardiac conduction diseases, Dr. Young-hoon Kim currently represents the Korea University, Anam Hospital. After graduating from medical university, Dr. Young-hoon Kim worked as a full rotating intern at the Korea University Medical Center in 1983. He then pursued a Residency Program in Internal Medicine (1984-1987) and then a Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship (1990-1993) from the same institute. To further strengthen his credentials, he went abroad and received a Research Fellowship from the Arrhythmia Research Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA, the USA in 1996. Dr. Young-hoon Kim returned to Korea and joined the faculty of the Department of Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Korea. Here, he has the distinction of establishing a training and research program in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Young-hoon Kim is also affiliated with the cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Korea University, as Professor of Medicine and Director. His other prestigious associations include membership at the Korean Society for Lipid and Atherosclerosis, Heart Rhythm Society, Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (ARHRS), and chairmanship of the Scientific Program Committee. Dr. Young-hoon Kim’s services towards his specialty were recognized and he was awarded the Young Investigator Award in 1994, followed by an Honorable Mention at the Young Investigator Award Competition by American College of Cardiology, 46th Scientific Session, and Bayer-Schering Prize by the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences in 2010. With more than 400 published papers mainly focusing on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, and mapping underlying mechanisms of various tachyarrhythmias, Dr. Young-hoon Kim also demonstrates a keen research interest.