Youngkyu Moon, MD, PhD

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

With more than 10 years of industry experience, Dr. Moon has worked as an assistant professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital at the Catholic University of Korea since 2019. Prior to this appointment, he was a clinical assistant professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital from 2017 to 2019. Previously, he was a clinical fellow at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital from 2013 to 2017.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Moon pursued an education at the Catholic University of Korea, earning a Doctor of Medicine in 2005. He followed this accomplishment as a diplomate with the Korean Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in 2010. Dr. Moon concluded his studies in 2015, graduating from the Catholic University of Korea with a Doctor of Philosophy.

In addition to his work in the field, Dr. Moon has contributed to numerous endeavors in his professional circles. From 2015 to 2019, he contributed numerous articles to such journals as the World Journal of Surgery, the Journal of Thoracic Disease, Respirology, the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the World Journal of Surgical Oncology, and the Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Recently, Dr. Moon’s research focuses on the minimally invasive surgery (Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and non-intubated thoracic surgery) with special dedication to lung cancer surgery.

Terms of Appointment: Jan 2019 – Dec 2021