Dr. Hong Seok Kim | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Seoul National University | South Korea

Author Profile



Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Hong Seok Kim began his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Johns Hopkins University (2007-2010). He then pursued a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at the College of Medicine, Seoul National University (2011-2015), followed by a Ph.D. from the Graduate School, Seoul National University (2020-2022).

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Kim's professional career is marked by a series of significant positions within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Seoul National University Hospital. Starting as an intern in 2015, he progressed to a resident, fellow, clinical professor, and finally, assistant professor. His roles reflect a steady advancement in his expertise and responsibilities in orthopaedic surgery.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Kim has made substantial contributions to orthopaedic surgery, particularly focusing on hip arthroplasty, osteonecrosis, sarcopenia, and periprosthetic joint infections. His research is well-documented through numerous publications in high-impact journals. He has explored various aspects of orthopaedic surgery, from the biomechanics of hip replacements to the management of complex fractures and the implications of sarcopenia in elderly patients.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Kim's work has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including:

  • Best Presentation Award from the Korean Sarcopenia Association (2021)
  • Manrye Award from the Korean Orthopedic Association (2021)
  • International Scholar Award from the Korean Hip Society (2022)
  • Multiple CiOS reviewer Awards from the Korean Orthopedic Association (2022, 2023)
  • Best Podium Award from the Korean Hip Society (2024)

Impact and Influence

Dr. Kim's influence extends beyond his clinical and research contributions. His involvement in various professional societies, such as the Korean Orthopedic Association, Korean Hip Society, and Korean Society for Bone and Mineral Research, underscores his commitment to advancing the field. His work has influenced clinical practices, particularly in the management of hip fractures and the use of novel implant designs in total hip arthroplasty.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Kim's legacy is built on his dedication to improving patient outcomes through innovative surgical techniques and rigorous research. As he continues to publish influential papers and participate in international collaborations, his future contributions are likely to shape the evolution of orthopaedic surgery, particularly in the areas of hip arthroplasty and the management of musculoskeletal conditions in the elderly.


Notable publications

Computed Tomography (CT) Evaluation of Alumina Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty with More than 20 years of Follow-Up: Is a Follow-Up CT Scan Necessary? 2024

Novel radiologic indices for stem type decision in total hip arthroplasty in patients with metaphyseo-diaphyseal mismatched Dorr A proximal femur 2024

Outcome and complication rate of total hip arthroplasty in patients younger than twenty years: which bearing surface should be used? 2024 (2)

Optimization of Acetabular Cup Abduction by Adjusting Pelvic Pitch 2024

A 10- to 12-year follow-up study of delta ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty 2023 (5)

Anterior and Lateral Femoroacetabular Excursion Angles Are Helpful for Assessing Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Cohort Study 2023 (1)


Hong Seok Kim | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award