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Plastic surgery is the specialized surgical division that manages the structural deformity, congenital anomaly,

and functional deficit. As it were, plastic surgery is the surgical department correcting congenital and acquired deformity to restore them close to the normal status in its function and appearance.
In this concept, plastic surgery is also called 'Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery'.

The term 'Plastic' is often replaced with 'Aesthetic'. Aesthetic surgery implies that it tries to make things superior to the average, while reconstructive surgery means that it tries to make things normalized.
In general, plastic surgery includes these two categories. However, it is hard to clarify and divide these areas. It is classified according to what is more emphasized on each procedure.

Nowadays, aesthetic surgery comes into the spotlight. However, wide concept of plastic surgery handles the congenital anomaly, acquired deformity, and functional deficit as mentioned above. At the same time, plastic surgery contributes to the patients' recovery of the self-confidence. In conclusion, plastic surgery improves the patients' quality of life.
Plastic surgery not only includes the facial aesthetic surgery but also deals with the whole body. All the followings belong to the province of plastic surgery.

Having renowned medical professionals and evaluators with a lot of experience

  • Congenital anomaly of face including cleft lip, palate, alveolus Cheiloplasty, palatoplasty, alveolar bone grafting, orthognathic surgery
  • Reconstruction of the breast following the mastectomy for cancer Immediate/Delayed TRAM, Immediate/Delayed Free TRAM/DIEP
  • Reconstruction of the upper and lower extremities including diabetic foot. Anterolateral thigh perforator free flap / Upper medial thigh perforator free flap
  • Craniofacial anomaly including craniosynostosis.
    Distraction osteogenesis / Cranioplasty / Orthognathic surgery
  • Reconstruction of the head and neck following head and neck cancer surgery. Radial Forearm Free Flap / Medial Sural Artery Perforator free flap Free Jejunal flap / Free Fibular Osteocutaneous free flap
  • Facial bone fracture including nasal bone, zygoma, orbital wall, mandible
  • Closed reduction / Open reduction with internal fixation / Allocartilage, Medpor absorbable mesh plate insertion
  • Soft tissue defect or laceration of face Skin graft / Flap coverage / Primary closure
  • Reconstruction of the eye, eyelid, nose Correction of ptosis / Orbit reconstruction with calvarial bone graft / Forehead flap
  • Reconstruction of the congenital ear anomaly and posttraumatic deformity Otoplasty with rib cartilage
  • Facial palsy Cross face nerve graft / Free flap / Gold weight insertion
  • Reconstruction of the torso Local / Free flap
  • Postburn deformity Skin graft / Free flap
  • Reconstruction following the tumor resection of whole body Free flap / Skin graft

Aesthetic surgery

  • Breast surgery including augmentation and reduction mammaplasty, mas topexy etc.
  • Facial contouring
  • Eyelid surgery including upper and lower blepharoplasty, double eyelid surgery etc.
  • Nasal surgery including corrective, augmentation and reduction rhinoplasty, etc
  • Osmidrosis - Ultrasound-assisted liposuction
  • Body contouring including ultrasound-assisted liposuction
  • Correction of facial wrinkles including face lift
  • Scar revision
  • Laser including Starlux, CO2 laser, Dye laser
  • Hair transplantation.

Medical Specialities

Take a look at the treatment of major diseases in your department.

Breast Cancer

For the last two decades, AMC Breast Cancer Center has shown excellent treatment results of breast cancer with 89.3% of five-year survival rates of patients with all-stage cancers between 1989 and 2008 while 91.9% of five-year survival rates in all patients between 2003 and 2008, which is a 20% improvement of survival rates in 15 years.

Head and Neck Cancer

AMC Head and Neck Cancer Center runs a clinic for one-stop treatment and clinical research to provide professional consultations on surgical treatment, radiotherapy, drug therapy, how to improve lifestyles including a dietary life, and how to care for complications after surgery and radiotherapy.

Brain Tumor

The center provides customized treatment to each patient, including all aspects of brain tumor treatment such as skull base surgery, endoscopic operation, neuro-oncology and clinical trials, stereotactic radiosurgery, and neuroendocrinology.

Skin Cancer

At the Skin Cancer Center, a biopsy is taken on the same day when patients visit after consulting with specialists and coordinators and cooperation between specialists in dermatopathology and pathology provides the fastest and most accurate diagnosis.

Peripheral Vascular Disease

The AMC Peripheral Vascular Disease Center provides total care services from diagnosis, drug therapy, procedure, and surgery to rehabilitation for carotid artery and peripheral vascular diseases.

Doctors

  • Koh, Kyung-suck
    Koh, Kyung-suck
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty

    Cleft Lip

  • Kim, Eun-key
    Kim, Eun-key
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Level 1 trauma team, Atrial Fibrillation Center, Breast Cancer center, Skin Cancer center

    Specialty

    Hand & Extremities Reconstruction, Polydactyly, Syndactyly, Breast Reconstruction

  • Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Skin Cancer center

    Specialty

  • Suh, Hyun-suk
    Suh, Hyun-suk
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Asan Diabetes Center, Atrial Fibrillation Center, Head and Neck Cancer center, Bone & Soft Tissue Sarcoma center, Skin Cancer center

    Specialty

  • Eom, Jin-sup
    Eom, Jin-sup
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Organ Transplantation Center, Breast Cancer center

    Specialty

    Cosmetic Surgery, Mammoplasty, Breast Reconstruction, Body Correction

  • Oh, Tae-suk
    Oh, Tae-suk
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer center

    Specialty

    Head and Neck & Facial Nerve Reconstruction, Cleft Palate, Facial Bone Fracture, Tumor

  • Jeong, Woo-shik
    Jeong, Woo-shik
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer center

    Specialty

  • Choi, Jong-woo
    Choi, Jong-woo
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Brain Tumor center, Head and Neck Cancer center

    Specialty

    Orthognathic Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Rhinoplasty

  • Han, Hyun-ho
    Han, Hyun-ho
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Breast Cancer center

    Specialty

    Breast Reconstruction

  • Hong, Joon-pio
    Hong, Joon-pio
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery, Asan Diabetes Center, Level 1 trauma team, Peripheral Artery Disease Center

    Specialty

    Diabetic Foot & Lower extremity Reconstruction, Keloplasty, Hemangioma, Cosmetic Surgery

  • Kim, Min-ji
    Kim, Min-ji
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty

  • MIN KYUNGHYUN
    MIN KYUNGHYUN
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty

  • PARK JOO SEOK
    PARK JOO SEOK
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty

  • JO TAE HEE
    JO TAE HEE
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty

  • Cha, Han-gyu
    Cha, Han-gyu
    Departments

    Plastic Surgery

    Specialty