Kang-il Kim was born in Seoul, Korea, in 1965. He received the M.D. and the Ph.D. degrees from the School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, in 1990 and 1999, respectively. He was trained in orthopedic surgery at Kyung Hee University Hospital and underwent specialized training in adult reconstruction. In 2005, he worked as a Visiting Professor of adult reconstruction of the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. Presently, he works as a Professor at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Kyung Hee University and as the Director of the Center for Joint Diseases and Rheumatism in Kyung Hee University Hospital. He is mainly interested in hip and knee arthroplasty, joint preserving surgery, and trauma. He is a member of the Korean Orthopedic Association, Korean Knee Society, Korean Hip Society, Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society, Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and International Orthopedics and Trauma Society. He serves as a Secretary and as a Treasurer of the Korean Orthopedic Association and as an Editorial Member of the journals of Korean Fracture Society and Korean Hip Society. He serves also as a Peer-Reviewer of journals such as Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research and Hemophilia. He authored numerous articles published in orthopedic journals, and he serves as a Surgeon who specializes in hip and knee reconstruction.
Biography Updated on 28 June 2011