Wooridul Hospital was established in 1982 with the aim to provide safe and effective solutions to a wide range of spinal injuries. Using the most advanced technology and the Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) technique that the hospital has pioneered, patients are given a new lease on life, by minimizing pain and affliction as well as risk of paralysis.
Wooridul Hospital is widely trusted in Korea, managing a total of 10 network hospitals including Gangnam, Gangseo (Gimpo Airport) and Gangbuk branches in Seoul, Oncheon, Dongrae branches in Busan, Gwangju, GwangjuBukgu in Gwangju, and branches in Daegu, Pohang, Jeonju. Because of its exceptional reputation, the hospital has also branched out and tapped the international market opening its doors to Jakarta (Indonesia), Dubai (UAE), and Istanbul (Turkey).
Wooridul hospital’s success is widely attributed to its “Patient Exclusive Treatment Team” scheme which brings together specialists from the fields of Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Anaesthesiology, Thoracic Surgery, Internal Medicine, General Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine in making a collective diagnosis, maximizing both the accuracy of the diagnosis and the effectiveness of the treatment plan.
Dr. Kang-Taek Lim is a highly trusted Neurosurgeon specializing in Spine Surgery. Having served thousands of patients at Wooridul Hospital, the world largest spine and joint specialized hospital in Seoul, South Korea, he performs Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair, Total Hip Replacement Arthroplasty, Total Knee Replacement Arthroplasty, Anterior/Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Knee Arthroscopy, High Tibial Osteotomy, Stem Cell Therapy, Hip Joint Arthroscopy, Total Ankle Replacement Arthroplasty, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Replacement, and Tennis Elbow Surgery. Dr. Kang-taek Kim is highly experienced and provides comprehensive, high-quality health care to patients of all ages who are suffering from all known orthopaedic diseases and musculoskeletal impairments.
Dr. David Soo-beom Kim is an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Spine Surgery. He is well versed in minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques that increase the chances of his patients living a normal life after the procedure. He believes in treating his patients with care, compassion, and trust. He also believes that by providing accurate spinal diagnosis, he can greatly minimize the pain and risk of paralysis.