H Department & Center Departments Rheumatology

Rheumatism internal medicine

Major works done by this department (major diseases)

  • Ankylosing spondylitis/osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis)/osteoporosis/musculoskeletal ultrasonography/senile osteoarthrosis/lupus/rheumatoid arthritis/Behcet’s syndrome (Behcet’s disease)/fibromyalgia/Sjogren’s syndrome/systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)/systemic lupus erythematosus/podarthritis/gouty arthritis

Information on major tests and procedures

  • Stem cell transplant

    The hospital is equipped with facilities to perform anticancer treatment, gather stem cells, and transplant the stem cells to patients who need stem cell transplant such as patients with   leukemia, multiple myeloma, aplastic anemia, or high-risk  lymphoma. Thus, it is performing stem cell transplants and bone marrow transplants to patients who need them.

  • Anticancer treatment

    Through the newest equipment and test devices and cooperation with the departments of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, radiology, digestive organ, surgery, and/or cardiothoracic surgery, the hospital performs tumor marker tests, CT, PET, MRI, biopsy, and endoscopy to diagnose cancers, accurately stage the cancers, and determine treatments that are most suitable for patients and performs surgery, radiation therapy, and composite anticancer treatment through cooperation with the departments of radiation oncology, surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, head and neck surgery, and otorhinolaryngology so that cancer patients can be treated most appropriately.

Medical team introduction

Responsible professor Clinical specialty
LEE, Sang-heon, M.D.,Ph.D. LEE, Sang-heon, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Rheumatoid arthritis – new target therapy
- Systemic lupus erythematous – biological treatment
- Ankylosing spondylitis – anti-cytokine therapy
KIM, Hae-rim, M.D.,Ph.D. KIM, Hae-rim, M.D.,Ph.D.
- Treatment of Rheumatic diseases and myalgia
- Musculoskeletal imaging
- New therapeutic methods for rheumatoid arthritis
LEE, Kyung-ann, M.D. LEE, Kyung-ann, M.D.
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Spondyloarthropathy
- Musculoskeletal ultrasonography