Doctor of Medicine, Wonkwang Medical School, Iksan, Cheonbuk, Republic of Korea, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Jeonbuk Medical Postgraduate School, Jeonju, 1991.
Intern Wonkwang University Hospital, Iksan, 1987—1988, resident, 1988—1991. Instructor Wonkwang University Medical School, 1994—1995, assistant professor, 1996—2000, associate professor, since 2000. Clinical fellow University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998—2000.
Married Hye-Jin Lee, October 11, 1988. Children: Hwa-Yeon, Chan.