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Dr. Yoon Ha

Yoon Ha, M.D.,Ph.D.

Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea

Current Position

  • Professor of Neurological Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine (2015- )
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon in “Korean Air” (Commercial Airline), Seoul, Korea (2007- )
  • President of Aerospace Medical Association of Korea, Seoul, Korea (2015- )
  • Secretary General of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society (2015 - )
  • Director of Research –Korean Spinal Deformity Research Society (2015- )
  • Director of Academic Program – Korean Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (2016- )
  • Director of Spine and Spinal Cord injury – Korean Society of Neurotrauma (2016~ )
  • Board member of National Government Committee of Aviation Safety (2016~ )
  • Member of “Above and Beyond” developing therapeutics for ALS (2016~ )
  • Secretary General of Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei Univ. (2016~)
  • President- 1st Korea-Canada Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (2017~)
  • Editor: Neurosurgery Focus, Adult Spinal Deformity (2017 )
  • Editor in Chief: Korean Journal of Spine (2017~2018 )
  • Editor in Chief: Neurospine (2018 ~ )

Official journal of Asia Spine
Neurospinal society of Japan
Taiwan Neurosurgical spine society
Korean Spinal Neurosurgery society


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of Medicine, 2002
  • Master of Science, School of Medicine, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine, Wonju Medical College, 1994


  • Internship, 1994 - 1995
  • Medical Resident, Neurological Surgery, 1995 - 1999
  • Clinical Fellow in Neurological Surgery, 2002-2003
  • SEVERANCE HOSPITAL, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Research Fellow in Neurological Surgery (2007-2008)

  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • Supervisor: Prof. A. Lozano


International Awards

  • Co-Recipient as PI, Best Presentation Award, 10th Annual meeting of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016-Nov 12: Is there difference in range of motion and outcome in patients with Atlantoaxial instability treated with C1-2 transarticular fixation vs. screw rod-constuct?” recipient: Farid Yudoyono
  • Co-Recipient as PI, Best Poster Award, 10th Annual meeting of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016-Nov 12: Correlation between cervical spine sagittal alignment change and T1 slope patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament after laminoplasty. recipient: Farid Yudoyono
  • Recipient, 2nd Place, Basic Science Research Award, 37nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research
  • Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009
  • Recipient, The healthcare industries most accomplished men and Women,
    MARQUIS Who’s Who, 2009-2010
  • Recipient, 3rd Place, Basic Science Research Award, 32nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research
  • Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) L’Oréal Best Poster Award, Tissue Engineering Society International, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2004
  • Recipient, Synthes Award for Research in Spinal Cord Injury and Spinal Column Injury, Congress of
  • Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, California, 2004
  • Co-recipient, Best Poster Award, “Transplantation of human umbilical cord blood cells with brain-derived neurotrophic factor for acute spinal cord injury model,” 32nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004

Domestic Awards

  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) Leon Wilthe award for best research paper of the year “Hypoxia-specific, VEGF-expressing neural stem cell therapy for safe and effective treatment of neuropathic pain. Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016 (recipient: Hye Lan Lee)
  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) Woo Jeong Hyun Memorial Award for Best Research in Neurosurgery, “Robot-assisted anterior lumbar interbody fusion in a Swine model in vivo test of the da vinci surgical-assisted spinal surgery system” Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • Recipient, The Best Researcher of the Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. 2011
  • Co-Recipient, Best Research Award, “Ischemic injury- specific gene expression in the rat spinal cord injury model using hypoxia-inducible system,”
  • 20th Annual Meeting of Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society, Seoul, Korea, 2006
  • Co-Recipient, Best Research Award, “Effect of GM-CSF on mesenchymal stem cells and neural regeneration,”
  • 7th Annual Meeting of Korean Tissue Engineering Society and Regenerative Medicine, Seoul, Korea, 2005
  • Co-Recipient, Woo Jeong Hyun Memorial Award for Best Research in Neurosurgery, “Effect of ipsillateral
  • subthalamic nucleus lesioning in a rat Parkinsonian model: study of behavior correlated with neuronal
  • activity in the Pedunculopontine nucleus,” Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea, 2004
  • Recipient, Award for Young Neurosurgeon, The Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea 2002
  • Recipient, The Seoul District Hospital Director Award, The Seoul District Hospital, Seoul, Korea, 2002
  • Recipient, Severance Award for Graduate With Excellence (1st Place Medical School), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1994
  • Recipient, Student Research Award, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1993


Licensed, Board of Doctorate, Korean Ministry of Health, 1994 - Present
Certified, Neurosurgery, Korean Board of Neurological Surgery, 2000 - Present
Certified, Flight Surgeon, Korea Air Force, 2000 – 2002
Certified, Aerospace Medicine Examiner, Korean Academy of Aerospace Medicine, 2005 - Present
Certified, USMLE, Educational committee of Foreign Medical Graduates (0-676-496-3), 2005-Present (Score step I 99/245, step II CS: Passed , step II CK 94/231, step III 81/199 )
Certified, Critical Care Medicine, Korean Board of Critical Care Medicine, 2008-Present


Coursework in Biomedical Science for Supreme Researcher, 2003 - 2004

oursework in Scientific English Writing for Biomedical Researchers, 2003
KOREAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Coursework in Microneurosurigcal Anatomy, 2002
DR. RHOTON, Ilsan, Kyungi-do, Korea

Coursework in Protein Purification, 1999, 2002

Intensive Coursework in Molecular Biology Tools , 2001

Key Dates
  • Oct 22th, 2018 : Discounted Registration Fee Slab Ends
  • Nov 13th to Nov 14th, 2018 : Pre Conference Live Operative Workshops
  • Nov 15th to Nov 17th, 2018 : Conference Dates