Dr. Jang Il-tae

Department: Neurosurgery

Major Professional Experiences:

  • B.S. in Medicine from Korea University
  • Ph.D. from Korea University
  • Completed the Resident Course in the Department of Neurosurgery at Ewha Women's University Hospital
  • Specialist In Spinal diseases, geriatric spinal diseases
  • Adjunct Professor in the Medical School of Korea University
  • Adjunct Professor in the Medical School of Ewha Women's University
  • Adjunct Professor in the Medical School of Yonsei University
  • Head of the Dept. of Neurosurgery and Vice-President of the Treatment Department in Seran Hospital
  • Currently an Adjunct Professor in the Neurosurgery Dept. in the Medical School of Yonsei University
  • Acquired the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification
  • A Regular member of the Korean Neurosurgical Society (KNS) and the Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society (KSNS)
  • Worked as the third President of the Barun Spine Society(2004~2006)
  • Currently a member of the European Society of Spine Surgery
  • Currently a special executive director of the Korean Neurosurgical Society (KNS)
  • Currently an executive director of the Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society (KSNS)
  • Recorded 8,000 spinal surgeries from 1993 to July, 2004, the greatest number of operations in the shortest period of time with more than a 90% success rate
  • Performed the 'bone cement' operation for the first time in Korea in 1997
  • Began the cervical disc surgery entitled “Being discharged from the hospital in one day” in 1997
  • Selected as the Best Doctor in spinal diseases by the DongA Ilbo newspaper
  • Selected as the Best Doctor by the Kyunghyang Shinmun newspaper