Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center

Speciality Interests

Cognitive Neuroscience
Mild Cognitive Impairments
Subjective memory Complaints


schedule of week
04 MON
AM available available
PM available

Medical School

Yonsei University College of Medicine

Specialty Training

Specialty Training
Fellowship   Samsung Medical Center
Residency   Yonsei University College of Medicine
Internship   Yonsei University College of Medicine

Participation in Academic Societies
and Research

  • A member of the Korean Neurological Society
    A member of the Korean Association of Dementia


ALZHEIMERS RES THER 2021 10.1186/s13195-021-00854-z

Identifying novel genetic variants for brain amyloid deposition: a genome-wide association study in the Korean population

Kim1, HR; Jung, SH; Kim, J; Jang, H; Kang, SH; Hwangbo, S; Kim, JP; Kim, SY; Kim, B; Kim, S; Jeong, JH; Yoon, SJ; Park, KW; Kim, EJ; Yoon, B; Jang, JW; Hong, JY; Choi, SH; Noh, Y; Kim, KW; Kim, SE; Lee, JS; Jung, NY; Lee, J; Kim, BC; Son, SJ; Hong, CH; Na, DL; Seo, SW; Won, HH; Kim, HJ

SCI REP-UK 2021 10.1038/s41598-021-92101-6

The relationship of soluble TREM2 to other biomarkers of sporadic Alzheimer's disease

Park1, SH; Lee, EH; Kim, HJ; Jo, S; Lee, S; Seo, SW; Park, HH; Koh, SH; Lee, JH

ALZHEIMERS RES THER 2021 10.1186/s13195-021-00857-w

Differential effects of risk factors on the cognitive trajectory of early- and late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Kim1, J; Woo, SY; Kim, S; Jang, H; Kim, J; Kim, J; Kang, SH; Na, DL; Chin, J; Apostolova, LG; Seo, SW; Kim, HJ

TRANSL PSYCHIATRY 2021 10.1038/s41398-021-01412-9

Novel Alzheimer's disease risk variants identified based on whole-genome sequencing of APOE epsilon 4 carriers

Park1, JH; Park, I; Youm, EM; Lee, S; Park, JH; Lee, J; Lee, DY; Byun, MS; Lee, JH; Yi, D; Chung, SJ; Park, KW; Choi, N; Kim, SY; Yoon, W; An, H; Kim, KW; Choi, SH; Jeong, JH; Kim, EJ; Kang, H; Lee, J; Kim, Y; Lee, EA; Seo, SW; Na, DL; Kim, JW

SCI REP-UK 2021 10.1038/s41598-021-91026-4

Visual impairment increases the risk of dementia, especially in young males in a 12-year longitudinal follow-up study of a national cohort

Lee1, GI; Chi, SA; Kim, K; Seo, SW; Kim, HJ; Chung, TY; Lim, DH


Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Patients' Rights

1. Right to receive medical care

Patients have the right to receive proper care in a safe setting without discrimination nor should their right to care be violated regardless of their gender, age, religion, social status, nationality, language, race, or physical/mental/financial status. Medical teams shall not refuse to provide care without justifiable reason.

2. Right to be informed and to make an autonomous decision

Patients have the right to obtain full and complete information from their medical team, to ask questions, and to determine their agreement or refusal concerning: diagnosis, treatment (purpose, plans and methods), outcomes of care (including unanticipated outcomes), discharge plan, participation in medical research studies, organ transplantation/donation, etc. Within ethical boundaries, patients may discontinue or refuse treatment, request that the medical team explain and suggest alternative treatments, and reserve the right to make their own decisions.

3. Right to confidentiality

Patients' rights to confidentiality regarding their physical/health status and privacy will not be violated. Patients can expect that all medical records/reports and their personal privacy will be kept confidential unless the patient has given consent or disclosure is permitted by law. To ensure their privacy, patients may be informed that Individuals not directly involved in their care may not be present and that the number of guardians accompanying patients to consultation rooms may be limited.

4. Right to request consultation and mediation

In the event of a medical dispute, patients may request consultation and mediation from an internal or external agency (Korea Consumer Agency, Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency).

5. Right to have values and beliefs respected

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

6. Right to receive care in a safe setting

Patients have the right to receive hospital-provided care where the patient’s medical information is protected and patient safety can be assured. In addition, patients have the right to be protected from possible dangers that can occur in a hospital and to have stability of mind and body.

Patients' Responsibilities

1. Responsibility to trust and respect the medical team

Patients must accurately inform the medical team of their health condition and must trust and respect the medical team's treatment plan. Patients may be responsible for consequences that result from not following instructions.

2. Responsibility to not use dishonest methods for medical treatment

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

3. Responsibility to abide by all hospital regulations

Patients are expected to treat all hospital staff and other patients with courtesy and respect; to abide by all hospital rules; and to earnestly fulfill their financial obligation to the hospital. Also, patients and their family members are expected to participate in all safety regulations.