Prof. Kyu Sung LeeKorea
Yonsei University Health System
Current Position
2017 to present Professor Emeritus, YUHS
Academic Experiences
2017 - 2024Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurosurgery, YUHS
2011 - 2017Director, Brain Tumor Center, Gangnam Severance Hospital
2005 - 2011Director, Neuro-oncology and Skull Base Surgery, Severance Hospital
Professional Experiences
2022 - Awarded WFNS Medal of Honor at WFNS 2022 Bogota
2015 - 2024Honorary President, Asian-Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons
2014 - 2015President, Asian-Oceanian Skull Base Society
2013 - 2017Chairman, WFNS Skull Base Surgery Committee
2010 - 2012President, Korean Neurosurgical Society
Specialty & Expertise
Skull Base Surgery, Neuro-oncology, Image Guided Surgery, Microsurgical Anatomy, Director of WFNS Education Center for Skull Base Surgery at Yonsei University
About Me
Professor Kyu-Sung Lee is the seventh chair of Yonsei University. In 1989, he introduced skull base tumor surgery in Korea. In 1993, he started the first cadaver workshop for skull base surgery in Korea at Yonsei. He was the president of the 14th AACNS, and the 13th AOICSBS. He served as the chair of the WFNS Skull Base Surgery Committee. He is the honorary president of the AASNS. He visited more than 70 cities worldwide to deliver lectures, cadaver course demonstrations, and seminars. As a result, he received WFNS Medal of Honor at WFNS at 2022 World Congress in Bogota.