Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Nuclear Medicine
Samsung Medical Center

Speciality Interests

Nuclear Oncology
Nuclear Neurology


schedule of week
03 THU

Medical School

Seoul National University College of Medicine

Specialty Training

Specialty Training
Fellowship   Seoul National University Hospital
Residency   Seoul National University Hospital
Internship   Seoul National University Hospital

Participation in Academic Societies
and Research

  • Member, Korean Medical Association
    Member, Korean Association of Internal Medicine
    Member and Scientific Committee, Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Member, Korean Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Member, Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Member, European Association of Nuclear Medicine
    Board of Trustee, Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Board of Trustee, Korean Society of Molecular Imaging

    Editorial Board, Open Journal of Medical Imaging
    Editorial Board, Open Journal of Nuclear Medicine
    Editorial Board, Journal of Korean Medical Science
    Editorial Board, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging


CLIN NUCL MED 2020 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002926

Tumor SUVs on F-18-FDG PET/CT and Aggressive Pathological Features in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Lim1, CH; Park, YJ; Shin, M; Cho, YS; Choi, JY; Lee, KH; Hyun, SH

ONCOL REP 2020 10.3892/or.2019.7436

Troglitazone exerts metabolic and antitumor effects on T47D breast cancer cells by suppressing mitochondrial pyruvate availability

Jung1, KH; Lee, JH; Park, JW; Moon, SH; Cho, YS; Lee, KH

PLoS One 2020 10.1371/journal.pone.0228848

Tc-99m-MIBI uptake as a marker of mitochondrial membrane potential in cancer cells and effects of MDR1 and verapamil

Park1, JW; Hong, SP; Lee, JH; Moon, SH; Cho, YS; Jung, KH; Lee, J; Lee, KH

BIOORGAN MED CHEM 2020 10.1016/j.bmc.2019.115212

Synthesis and characterization of Cu-64- and Cy5.5-labeled tetraiodothyroacetic acid derivatives for tumor angiogenesis imaging

Kim1, H; Koo, HJ; Ahn, J; Kim, JY; Choi, JY; Lee, KH; Kim, BT; Choe, YS

EUR J NUCL MED MOL I 2020 10.1007/s00259-020-04698-x

Imaging phenotype using F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-based radiomics and genetic alterations of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Lim1, CH; Cho, YS; Choi, JY; Lee, KH; Lee, JK; Min, JH; Hyun, SH


Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Patients' Rights

1. Right to receive medical care

Patients have the right to receive proper medical and nursing services for their Health Protection and Promotion and they will not be discriminated for gender, age, religion, status, nationality, language, race, or physical/mental/financial circumstances nor be violated of their health. Medical team may not deny medical care without justifiable reason.

2. Right to be informed & autonomous decision

Patients have the right to receive be well-informed and to inquire in detail about the treating physician’s specialty, status of their disease, purpose of the treatment, treatment plan, method, expected results and side effects of the treatment, discharge plan, medical cost, whether or not they are a subject to medical research, organ transplant/donation and etc, and to decide whether to give consent. Patients may stop or deny specific treatment or planned medical care within the ethical guideline and may decide on an alternative treatment.

3. Right to have confidentiality

Patients will not be violated of their rights to confidentiality regarding their physical/health status and privacy. Medical team and facility may not reveal or announce patient’s confidential information, including personal information, unless patient has gives consent or specified in the law, such as criminal investigation.

4. Right to request for consultation and mediation

Patients may request for consultation and mediation from an internal or external agency (Korea Consumer Agency, Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency) in the event of any medical dispute.

5. Right to be respected of values or beliefs

Patients will not be discriminated for their culture, religious values or beliefs, and their rights will not be violated.

6. Right to be physically protected and to have stability of mind and bod

Patients have the right to be protected from possible danger in the hospital and to have the stability of mind and body.


1. Responsible to trust and respect the medical team

Patients must accurately inform the medical team of their health condition, trust and respect the medical team’s treatment plan. Patients may be responsible for consequences which results from not following the instruction.

2. Responsible to not use dishonest method for medical treatment

Patients must reveal their identity before receiving any medical care and must not use false or dishonest method, such as receiving medical case under disguised ownership.

3. Responsible to abide by all hospital regulations

Patients must abide by all hospital regulations, respect hospital staff and other patients, and earnestly fulfill the financial obligation to the hospital.