H Department & Center Departments Gastroenterology

Digestive organ internal medicine

About Gastroenterology

  • Gastrointestinal disease is such as esophagopathy. This department treats dysperistalsis, reflux esophagitis, and esophageal cancer, which are diseases of the stomach and duodenum.

Major Diseases

  1. 1. Functional dyspepsia
  2. 2. Gastritis
  3. 3. Peptic ulcer
  4. 4. Stomach Cancer (small and large intestinal diseases)
  5. 5. Polyps
  6. 6. Large intestinal diverticulum
  7. 7. Constipation
  8. 8. Irritable bowel syndrome
  9. 9. Inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
  10. 10. Ischemic bowel diseases
  11. 11. Colitis, Small Intestinal or Colorectal Cancers
  12. 12. Liver
    1. 1) It treats acute/chronic hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver and fatty hepatitis, hepatic cirrhosis and complications, and hepatoma
  13. 13. Pancreatic and biliary tract
    1. 1) It treats cholecystolithiasis and biliary tract calculus, biliary tract cancer, acute/chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer.

Main Tests/ Exams

  1. 1. Diagnostic endoscopy

    This department performs upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography, and pancreatic and biliary tract endoscopy.

  2. 2. Therapeutic endoscopy

    This department performs polypectomy, early carcinomectomy, foreign body removal, gastrointestinal dilatation, artificial tube cannulation, endoscopic biliary drainage, cholelithotomy, hemostasis, endoscopic phlebosclerosation , and cirsodesis.

  3. 3. Digestive tract motor function test

    This department performs esophageal pressure tests and 24-hour esophageal acidity tests, gastric acid reflux tests, and anal and rectal pressure tests.

Medical team introduction

Responsible professor Clinical specialty
Chan Sup Shim, MD, FASGE, AGAF Chan Sup Shim, MD, FASGE, AGAF
- Gastrointestinal Oncology (Pancreatic Ca., Biliary Ca., Stomach Ca., Esophageal Ca., Colon Ca.)
- Endoscopic Surgery
- Endoscopic Oncology

YOO, Byung Chul, M.D.,Ph.D. YOO, Byung Chul, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Chronic Hepatitis
- Liver Cirrhosis
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma
PARK, Hyung-seok, M.D.,Ph.D. PARK, Hyung-seok, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Gastrointestinal Disease
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Functional and GI motility Disease
KWON, So-young, M.D.,Ph.D. KWON, So-young, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Viral hepatitis
- Cirrhosis and portal hypertension
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
SEONG, In-gyeong, M.D.,Ph.D. SEONG, In-gyeong, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Gastrointestinal disorder
- Stomach cancer clinic
- Endoscopic treatment
Young Koog Cheon, M.D.,Ph.D. Young Koog Cheon, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Pancreatic cancer
- Biliary tract cancer
- Interventional EUS and ERCP
LEE, Sun-young, M.D.,Ph.D. LEE, Sun-young, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Helicobacter pylori infection
- Gastric cancer
- Colorectal neoplasm
CHOE, Won-hyeok, M.D. CHOE, Won-hyeok, M.D.
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- Chronic hepatitis B
- Liver cirrhosis
KIM, Jeong-hwan, M.D.,Ph.D. KIM, Jeong-hwan, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Therapeutic endoscopic resection of EGC, early colon cancer
- Gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis and management
- Gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders
LEE, Tae-yoon, M.D.,Ph.D. LEE, Tae-yoon, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Gallstones, Pancreatitis
- Pancreatobiliary cancer
- Therapeutic endoscopy
KIM, Jeong-han, M.D.,Ph.D. KIM, Jeong-han, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Viral Hepatitis
- Alcoholic Liver Disease, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma
LEE, Sang-pyo, M.D.,Ph.D. LEE, Sang-pyo, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Gastrointestinal disorder
KIM, Ah-ran, M.D. KIM, Ah-ran, M.D.
- Gastrointestinal Disease
KIM, Young-jung, M.D. KIM, Young-jung, M.D.
- Gastrointestinal Disease