Wooridul Spine Hospital International Research Fellowship Course

Wooridul Spine Hospital fellowship program is designed to provide fellows with intensive training in diagnosis and treatment of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques (MISST), and research to meet this growing demand. The fellows will learn to evaluate and treat routine and complicated all areas of the spine – cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and lumbosacral as well as both surgical and non-surgical methods of treatment.

Chairman : Dr. Sang-Ho Lee

President : Dr. Junseok Bae

Fellowship Director : Dr. Han Joong Keum

Official Language : English

During the Fellowship you will have :

- Observe in the operating room (scrub is allowed but with restrictions)

- Participation in Daily Preoperative Conference

- Participation in Weekly Friday Tele-Conference and Spine Total Care

(A ‘Weekly Friday Tele-Conference’ is held every Friday with medical staff and nurses together.)

- Participation in research projects

- Writing papers, journals, textbooks (ex. At least 1 original article, 2 case reports)

Program Information

- Number of Fellows : 1 ~ 2 surgeons per year

- Duration : 1year

- Location : Seoul Gangnam Spine Health Wooridul Hospital

- Number of letters of recommendation : 2 letters

Required documents :

- Curriculum Vitae with photographs

- Personal Statement

- Application Form (Download)

- Photocopy of passport

- Certifications of medical degree and other qualification

- Please check with your local Korean Embassy / Consulate for requirements for VISA

Support :

- Stipend (KRW 600,000)

- MISS Course registration fee (2 times)

- Meals(Korean Style): Every meal will be provided at hospital dinning room in Korean style.

- Assistance in the operating room

- Participation in Weekly Friday Tele-Conference and Spine Total Care

- Certification for Fellowship of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery(MISS) Specialist will be awarded.

Program Contact

- Coordinator : Catherine Jeong

- Postal Address : 445, Hakdong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06068, Korea

- Email: miss@wooridul.co.kr

- Tel : +82 2 513 8149

- Fax : +82 2 513 8154

※ All applications (application form, CV, and accommodation form) must be sent one month prior to the course. The course fee of US$ must be paid two weeks before the course. The course fee will be refundable at 50% (US$) in case of cancellation 7 days before the date of the course. The fee will not be refundable (US$0) if cancellation is less than 7 days before the date of the course.

Method of Application

Please download the files below. If you wish to apply for Fellowship Course, please submit Application form along with your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
(Please send it to miss@wooridul.co.kr)

* Application Form word file