committee Key Note Speakers


p (Joon Pio) Hong, MD, PhD, MBA

Department of Plastic Surgery
Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan

Joon Pio Hong, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. is Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center. He has board certification in trauma, hand surgery and plastic surgery.

He received his BS degree from the Yonsei University of College of Medicine and his MS degree in medicine and PhD degree from the Graduate School of Yonsei University. He received his M.B.A. on medical management from University of Southern California at Marshall School of Business.

He is active member is number of professional associations such as American society of plastic surgery, World society of reconstructive microsurgery, and Korean society of Plastic surgery.

His major work has been research and clinical practice in wound healing, diabetic foot reconstruction and microsurgery. He is on the editorial board for numerous journals including International Wound Journal, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Journal of Plastic and reconstructive surgery and more. He has been invited over 60 countries to present his work. He has over 160 publications in this field of practice. He was recently awarded the “Godina Travelling Fellowship” from the 2015 American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.