나군호 / Koon Ho Rha
교수

Department / Institute / Center :
Department of Urology
Urological Science Institute
Robotic & MIS center

Contact Information

Phone +82-2-2228-2311 Email KHRHA@yuhs.ac Website www.doctordavinci.com

Educational Background

Undergraduate Education M.D., Yonsei University College of Medicine, 1992
Final Degree (University, Major) Ph.D., Graduate School, Yonsei University, 1999
Overseas Training (Institute, Supervisor) 2001.6 미국 Johns Hopkins 의대 비뇨기과 연수 (visiting fellow)
2001.6 미국 국립 암 연구소 (NCI) 연구 (visiting physician)
2001.6 미국 Cleveland Clinic 연수 (visiting fellow)
2001.6 미국 Harvard 의대 Massachusetts General Hospital 비뇨기과 연수 (visiting fellow)
2002.4 미국 Johns Hopkins 의대 교수 (Urology; visiting assistant professor)
2002.7 미국 Society and Engineering선정 Scholar ($50,000)
2008. 12. 미국 MD Anderson Cancer Center Visiting Professor
2009.1.8. 미국 Columbia대 Visiting Professor
2009.1.29. 미국 Cancer Center of New Jersey Visiting Professor
2009.2.2. 미국 Cornell대 Visiting Professor
2009.2.4. 미국 University of Pennsylvania Visiting Professor
2009.2.5. 미국 Johns Hopkins대 Brady 비뇨기과 연구소 Visiting Professor

Professional Societies and current positions

2011.12-(현) 세계내비뇨기과학회 (Endourological Society) 상임이사
2012.11-(현) 대한비뇨기과학회지 부편집인 (Associate Editor; Robotics and Endourology)
2013.5- (현) 미국 Urology and Engineering Society 회장 (President)
2013.- (현) British Journal of Urology International Consulting Editor (편집위원)
2014.9- (현) Faculty and member of the advisory committee of the Center for Advanced Skills, Simulation and Training Innovation of The Medical City

Research Area(s)

Clinical research, Medical devices
Research Field Clinical outcomes research of robotic surgery in urology for the suggestion of high grade evidence based medicine.

Development and application of new platform of urologic robotic surgery including overseas company and domestic company.
Diseases Prostate cancer, Kidney cancer, Bladder tumor, Robotic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery
Possible Collaboration Systematic review of Robotic laparo-endoscopic single site surgery in Urology
3-dimensional rendered analysis of kidney in Robotic Kidney Surgery
Multi-center study of long-term oncological outcome on Prostate cancer
Multi-center study of functional and oncological outcome of Robotic partial nephrectomy

Research Methods

Robot assisted Radical Prostatectomy with posterior Retzius-sparing approach
Surgical development of Robotic Laparoendoscopic single Site Partial Nephrectomy with new single site Platform
Robot assisted Nephroureterectomy with single docking procedure
The role of Robotic surgery in high grade prostate cancer
Robotic partial nephrectomy in high complexity tumor for preservation of maximal renal function

Lab.

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Location of Office 의대본관 5층 비뇨기과학교실
Location of Lab. 의대본관 5층 비뇨기과학교실, 애비슨의생명공학관 로봇트레이닝센터
Contact person Name: 황은경 / Tel: 02-2228-2311 / E-mail: urology@yuhs.ac

Major Published Articles and Books

1. R-LESS Partial Nephrectomy Trifecta Outcome Is Inferior to Multiport Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Comparative Analysis
Komninos C, Shin TY, Tuliao P, Yoon YE, Koo KC, Chang CH, Kim SW, Ha JY, Han WK, Rha KH, Eur Urol. 2013 Nov 11
2. LESS Robot-assisted Nephroureterectomy: Comparison with Conventional Multiport Technique in the Management of Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
Lim SK, Shin TY, Kim KH, Han WK, Chung BH, Hong SJ, Choi YD, Rha KH BJU 2013
3. New technologies in robotic surgery: the Korean experience
Tuliao P, Rha KH Curr Opin Urol 24(1): 111-117, 2
4. Retzius-sparing Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy - combining the best of retropubic and perineal approaches.
Lim SK, Kim KH, Shin TY, Han WK, Hong SJ, Chung BH, Rha KH BJU Int 114(2): 236-44, 2014
5. Patients with positive surgical margins who achieve undetectable prostate-specific antigen prior to six postoperative weeks have comparable risk of biochemical recurrence to patients with negative surgical margins
Koo KC, Tuliao P, Komninos C, Chang CH, Choi YD, Chung BH, Hong SJ, Jee SH, Rha KH Annals Surg Oncol 2014