KNUH Hair Transplantation center is Established as a center in university hospital for the first time in Korea, 1996.
In 2010, the Ministry of Health and Welfare and Daegu City were selected this center as the "Regional Leading Medical Technology Development Support Project".
This center's hair transplantation is a very unique technology. In order to learn about it, doctors from more than 20 countries have visited the Center.
Using hair follicle transplantation skill and KNU transplantation needle, developed by professor Kim Jung-chul in KNUH, 1000-1500 hairs per hour can be transplanted. And Survival rate of transplanted hair exceeds 92%.
[Professor. Jung Chul Kim]
Professor Jung-Chul Kim, the diredtor of KNUH Hair Transplantation Center, developed the first follicular unit hair transplantation technique in 1992.
Among many recognitions, Dr. Kim has received the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) Platinum Follicle Award in 1994, the World Hair Research Society Golden Award in 1995.
Prof. Kim also served as an international advisory board member and Executive Director of ISHRS between 2001 and 2006. He is a founding member and the first president of Korean Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Dr. Kim contributed to several chapters in the 4th and the 5th edition of Hair Transplantation (W.P. Unger, R. Shapiro eds). He also published an introductory book for baldness patients entitled Dr. JC Kim’s Hair Story. Dr. Kim has published numerous papers on hair transplantation and research and continues to dedicate his time on research and practice.