A/Prof. David KWON

image002  A/Prof. David KWON
Associate Professor, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan
University School of Medicine

Prof. Kwon’s medical education and surgical training including liver transplant fellowship were all done in Korea at Seoul National University and Samsung Medical Center. He is an expert in liver transplantation and laparoscopic liver resections. He has performed more than 700 laparoscopic liver resection including more than 60 totally laparoscopic donor hepatectomy for adult living donor liver transplantation, having the largest clinical series in the world. He participated in the development of the first and only bioartifical liver support system in Korea. He is a board member of The Korean Association of HBP Surgery, The Korean Society for Transplantation, The Korean Liver Transplantation Study Group, and The Korean Laparoscopic Surgery Study Group. He is founding committee member of The International Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study Group and International Laparoscopic Liver Society.