Dr Jeong Tae Kim, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor for Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hanyang University Medical Center and the Hanyang University, College of Medicine.He graduated from the Hanyang University, College of Medicine and his PhD degree from the Graduate School of Hanyang University. He was a consultant for St. Andrew's Hospital, Chelmsford, UK and University Medical Center Groningen in Groningen, Netherlands in 2005-2007.
He is directors of professional associations such as Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeonsrgery, Korean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Korean Society of Reconstructive Hand Surgery, Korean Microsurgical Society, Korean Society of Stem Cell and Regeneration etc. He started to publish and the first editor-in-chief of Archives of Plastic Surgery, an open access international journal, for 3 years (2012-2014) and he is international reviewers for Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery etc.
He is majoring in reconstructive microsurgery based on perforator concept and teaching microsurgery. He has been invited by many internation meetings as speakers and panel members. He has over 164 papers in this field of his practice and has contributed to 12 text book chapters.