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Hi. I'm Dr. Dong Wan Seo

Professor. Dong Wan Seo is a specialist on pancreatico-biliary endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) . His current position is a full professor and Chairman of Department of Gastroenterology, University of Ulsan Medical College, Asan Medical Center which is the largest teaching hospital in South Korea.

He has created a lot of advanced endoscopy works to the World of GI Endoscopy including his own classification of cholangioscopic reading, EUS-guided treatment of pancreatic cystic tumors and EUS-guided ablation therapy of pancreatic solid tumor. He is actively conducting many studies related to interventional EUS.

Professor. Seo served as Secretary General of World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) from 2013 to 2017, and is now Treasurer of WEO from 2017 to 2020 and Chairman of Steering Committee of World Congress of Endoscopy 2020 (ENDO 2020). He also served as Chairman of Educational Committee in Korean Society of Gastroenterology (KSG), Director of Gastroenterology Specialty Board in Korean Society of Internal Medicine (KSIM), and Steering Committee of Society of Gastrointestinal Intervention (SGI).

Professor. Seo started WEO International School of EUS (WISE) from 2018 to educate young endosonographers.

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Biography

Professor. Dong Wan Seo (MD & PhD) is one of the best endoscopists you can find in the world. His specialty is pancreatico-biliary endoscopy and EUS.

He graduated from prestigious Seoul National University Medical College in 1987 and served 3 years in Boeun Sanitary Center as a part of military service. Later he joined Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan Medical College and received his internal medicine residency training and gastroenterology fellowship training. From 1997, he started his professional career as an instructor in the same hospital. His current position is a full professor and Chairman of Department of Gastroenterology, University of Ulsan Medical College, Asan Medical Center which is the largest teaching hospital in South Korea. He was the director of digestive endoscopy center.

Dr. Seo received several awards, including young investigator award from APDW 1996 and IAP 1998. He also received audio-visual award from ASGE 1999. He published a book ‘Cholangioscopy’ in 2002 which is the first book dedicated only to various techniques and findings of cholangioscopy. He also wrote several book chapters in the field of ERCP, EUS and cholangioscopy.

He has created a lot of advanced endoscopy works to the World of GI Endoscopy including his own classification of cholangioscopic reading, EUS-guided treatment of pancreatic cystic tumors and EUS-guided ablation therapy of pancreatic solid tumor. He is actively conducting many studies related to interventional EUS.

Professor. Seo served as Secretary General of World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) from 2013 to 2017, and is now Treasurer of WEO from 2017 to 2020 and Chairman of Steering Committee of World Congress of Endoscopy 2020 (ENDO 2020). He also served as Chairman of Educational Committee in Korean Society of Gastroenterology (KSG), Director of Gastroenterology Specialty Board in Korean Society of Internal Medicine (KSIM), and Steering Committee of Society of Gastrointestinal Intervention (SGI). Pf. Seo started WEO International School of EUS (WISE) from 2018 to educate young endosonographers.

He is working as an active member in variety of national & international societies including WEO, KSGE, KSG, SGI, ASGE and NOSCAR. He is also working as an editorial board member of Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and World Journal of Gastroenterology.


Education & Training

School Duration Degree
Seoul National University Medical College 1981 ~ 1987 Bachelor
Ulsan University College of Medicine 1993 ~ 1995 Postgraduate in Internal Medicine (Masters)
Ulsan University College of Medicine 1995 ~ 1997 Postgraduate in Internal Medicine (Ph. D)
Training
Seoul National University Hospital 1987 ~ 1988 Rotating Intership
Ulsan University College of Medicine (UUCM) 1991 ~ 1995 Residency in Internal Medicine at Asan Medical Center
Asan Medical Center, UUCM 1995 ~ 1997 Fellowship in Division of Gastroenterology
Positions And Appointment (Experience)
Asan Medical Center, UUCM 1997 Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology
Asan Medical Center, UUCM 1999 Assisant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington, Seattle USA 2001 ~ 2003 Visiting Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
Asan Medical Center, UUCM 2004 Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
Asan Medical Center, UUCM 2009 Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
Major Research Interest
Diease of Biliary Tree and Pancreas ERCP & Therapeutic Endoscopy NOTES & Interventional EUS

Media / Live Events

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