Doctor of Medicine, Catholic University Korea, Seoul, 1985. Master of Science, Catholic University Korea, Seoul, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University Korea, Seoul, 1995.
Clinical fellow Catholic Medical Center, Seoul, 1992—1994, instructor, 1994—1996, assistant professor, 1996—2002, associate professor, since 2000. Research fellow Harvard University, Boston, 1996—1998. Consultant World Health Organization, Seoul, since 1992, Catholic Hospice, Seoul, since 1998, Korean Organ Transplantation, Seoul, since 2001.
Captain Republic of Korea Army, 1989-1992.
Member of Korean Association Study for Liver, Korean Association Gastroenterology, Korean Association Internal Medicine (Academy award 1994).
Married So-Hyun Kim, December 28, 1985. Children: Hye-Yeon, Young-Ha.