Dr. Young Woong Back

Consultant Orthopedic Surgery


M.D. Orthopedic surgery

languages spoken

Korean, English

Dr. Young Woong Back, M.D. is the consultant of Orthopedic surgery with over 20 years of experience. He is a graduate of Dongguk University Medical School, Korea. And he trained Orthopedic surgery residency & Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at Dongguk University Medical Center. After that, he experienced trauma cases at a trauma hospital and operated on more than 2,000 patients in all areas of orthopedic trauma except the spine. He was also a consultant at a hospital that operated the shoulder the most in Korea,where he operated on extremely hard cases, such as irreparable rotator cuff tear or repetitive shoulder instability, with various advanced latest techniques, such as various tendon transfers, arthroplasty, SCR(Superior Capsular Reconstruction) or Latarjet procedure. In particular, he is interested in biological treatment, so he has more experience in operating in ways to preserve his joints as much as possible than in artificial joints. And based on the results, he presented them at various conferences around the world including AAOS(American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons), ICSES(International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery). He was also a Visiting Doctor for advanced shoulder techniques in Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA in 2019. He also has experiences about advanced latest knee cartilage regeneration techniques, as well as conventional treatment such as knee arthroplasty or osteotomies. The focus of his treatment of knee is to help patients use their cartilage for as long as possible without pain.
Interests :
  • Orthopedic trauma except spine
  • All disease and trauma of shoulder & elbow (osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tear, instability, fracture, AC joint injury, impingement syndrome, frozen shoulder, calcific tendinitis, SLAP lesion, tennis elbow, cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Biologic treatments of tendon & cartilage for shoulder (various tendon transfers, SCR, collagen injection, PDRN injection, PRP injection)
  • Biologic treatments of cartilage for knee (HTO, microfracture, OATs, stem cell implantation, PDRN injection, stem cell injection)

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