H Department & Center Departments Pulmonology Allergology

Respiratory organ & allergy internal medicine

Major works done by this department (major diseases)

  • This department diagnoses and treat major organs that constitute the respiratory system such as respiratory tract, lung parenchyma, pulmonary blood vessels, pleura and chest wall, and major respiratory organ diseases including lung cancer, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, and pleural effusion fluid.

Information on major tests and procedures

  • Pulmonary function test - basic pulmometry, bronchodilator response test, pulmonary diffusing capacity test, cardiopulmonary
  • exercise stress test
  • Asthma and allergy test - specific and non-specific bronchial challenge test, skin test
  • Bronchoscopy – lung cancer biopsy and staging
  • Percutaneous pulmonary aspiration and biopsy
  • Bloody sputum and haemoptysis

Medical team introduction

Responsible professor Clinical specialty
LEE, Kye-young, M.D.,Ph.D. LEE, Kye-young, M.D.,Ph.D.
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- Lung cancer
- Respiratory disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
YOO, Kwang-ha, M.D.,Ph.D. YOO, Kwang-ha, M.D.,Ph.D.
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- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Asthma/Allergy rhinitis
- Tuberculosis
KIM, Sun-jong, M.D.,Ph.D. KIM, Sun-jong, M.D.,Ph.D.
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- Pulmonary disease
- Critical care medicine
- Lung cancer
KIM, Hee-joung, M.D.,Ph.D. KIM, Hee-joung, M.D.,Ph.D.
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- Lung cancer
- Interstitial lung disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
LEE, Jong-sik, M.D. LEE, Jong-sik, M.D.
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- Pulmonary disease
- Tuberculosis