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Respiratory Infection Center

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Respiratory Infection Center

pulmonology, infectious disease

Respiratory Infection Center helps to treat diseases infected through respiratory system and diseases occurring in major organs forming respiratory system. Diseases occur in major organs of respiratory system such as bronchus, pneumothorax, pulmonary vessel and pleura and main symptoms of these diseases include sputum, cough, chest pain, dyspnea and hemoptysis. Diagnosis methods are pulmonary function test, bronchoscopy and asthma/allergy test. The center is constantly researching for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.

  • Main testing conducted in pulmonology division
    Pulmonology is a division under a department of internal medicine that treats and studies diseases occurring in main organs of respiratory system such as bronchus, pneumothorax, pulmonary vessel and pleura. The division treats major respiratory diseases: lung cancer, malignant tumor occurring in respiratory system, infectious diseases such as pneumonia and Tuberculosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, interstitial lung disease including pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary thromboembolism, pneumothorax and pleural effusion.
  • Division of infectious disease
    The division of infectious disease deals with infectious diseases that can happen in the whole body, so it covers a wide area that is closely related with all diseases requiring antibiotics treatment. That is, the division is in charge of the treatment and prevention of respiratory infection, digestive infection, urinary tract infection, central nervous system infection, endocarditis, musculoskeletal infection, skin and soft tissue infection as well as infectious diseases among immunodeficiency patients and immunosuppressive patients due to chemotherapy.
Medical team of Respiratory Infection Center
Jeong-ah Shin, manager (MD, pulmonology specialist)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchial asthma, infectious pulmonary disease (pneumonia and tuberculosis, etc.)
In-seon Kim, manager (infectious disease specialist)
General infectious disease, adult immunization