Doctor of Medicine, Pusan School Medicine, Busan, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, College Medicine Dong-A University, Busan, 1999.
Assistant professor infectious diseases Dong-A University College Medicine, 2003—2007, associate professor infectious diseases, since 2007. With, 1988-1989, Korean Army.
Member of Korean Medical Association, Korean Society Infectious Diseases (board member 1992—2009), American Society Microbiology, Korean Society Internal Medicine, Korean Society Chemotherapy.
Married Shinhee Hong, March 18, 1968. Children: Hyun, Yein.