International Health Services (IHS) is a center dedicated solely to the care of patients at Samsung Medical Center (SMC), one of South Korea’s leading hospitals. IHS opened in September 1995 and is the premier medical clinic for resident expatriates and patients in Korea.
Our center acts as the care coordination center for patients. We as primary care physicians are experts in you and are focused on your personal health needs and wellness goal. To satisfy patients’ needs and preferences in delivery of best health care, we offer a wide range of services inside our clinic including general adult and pediatric medical care, personalized wellness examinations, and urgent-care visits. We also coordinate expedited referrals to more than 800 specialists in 40 departments of SMC.

IHS Staff

Lee, Sang Chol M.D – Chair of International Health Services, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Specialist
Kim, Ji Woon M.D – Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Specialist
Kim, Hyung Jin M.D – Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Specialist
Shin, Young-Ah M.D – Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Specialist
Chun, Sohyun, M.D - Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Specialist

Our doctors, nurses, coordinators and administrative officials are fluent in English and Korean. In addition, we offer Arabic, Russian, Mongolian, Chinese, and Japanese translators. We are committed to provide the best quality health care for each of our patients, whether residing within Korea or traveling from abroad.