Seung Hyup KIM, MD, PhD, is currently Professor of Radiology and Urology at Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea.
Dr. Kim received his MD in 1979, his master degree in 1982, and his PhD in 1988 at Seoul National University (SNU). He completed his internship and residency at the Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) and became a board-certified radiologist in 1983. After military service, he became an instructor in radiology at the SNU and SNUH, spent one year as a visiting radiologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and advanced through the academic standings to become a professor of radiology, a professor of urology, and Associate Dean of SNU (2002-2004). Dr. Kim served as the Chair of the Department of Radiology for 2 years (2008-2010) and Vice-President of the SNUH for 3 years (2010-2013).
Dr. Kim was the Secretary General of the 11th Congress of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB), held in Seoul in 2006. He was one of the key members in upgrading the Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (KSUM) and transforming the KSUM annual congress to an international one with a slogan of ‘KSUM Open’ adopting English as a congress language. From the year 2001, he contributed to Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (AFSUMB) as a council member, treasurer, secretary, and president. In WFUMB, he has contributed as a councilor, vice-president, and chair and member of various committees. From October 2017, he is the President-elect of WFUMB and he will be starting his presidency from WFUMB Congress Melbourne.
Main subspecialty of Dr. Kim is urogenital imaging and intervention and he has 400 publications including 243 SCI-indexed papers, 11 monographs and 12 book chapters. His main works are ‘Radiology Illustrated: Uroradiology’ and ‘Radiology Illustrated: Gynecologic Imaging’.