Tae-Joon Cho, MD, PhD (Pediatric Orthopaedics)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine; Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Seoul National University Children’s Hospital, Seoul, Korea

Dr. Tae-Joon Cho graduated summa cum laude from Seoul National University College of Medicine and earned MD in 1987, completed orthopaedic residency training in Seoul National University Hospital in 1992, and earned PhD from Seoul National University in 1996. Then, he joined the faculty of Seoul National University College of Medicine, serving as pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in the Seoul National University Children’s Hospital.

He has conducted basic researches on fracture healing, distraction osteogenesis as well as molecular genetic studies on genetic skeletal disorders. His clinical work includes pediatric hip diseases, limb congenital anomalies, limb reconstruction using Ilizarov method, and orthopaedic intervention of genetic skeletal disorders such as osteogenesis imperfecta and other skeletal dysplasia.

Dr. Cho serves on several societies including the Korean Orthopaedic Association, Korean Paediatric Orthopaedic Society, European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society, International Skeletal Dysplasia Society, International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank; and works as a key member of clinical and research centers for rare disease of Seoul National University Children’s Hospital.