OH Sung-Tack

  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Chonnam University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea

Professor Sung-Tack Oh, MD, PhD, is a reproductive endocrinologist and surgeon (especially laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis ). He completed his medical school and residency at the Chonnam University & Hospital of Gwangju in South Korea and his reproductive endocrinology research fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. He has two PhD degrees: biochemistry at Chonnam University Graduate School and computer engineering at Honam University Graduate School. He also graduated from the School of Medicine at Chonnam University and Classic Music College at Gwangju University.

He is the president of the Southern Korean Association of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (SKA-MIGS). He is past president of the Korean Society of Endometriosis (KSE) and the Korean Pelvic Pain Society (KCPPS). He currently the chair of the many committees of the Korean Society of Gynaecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, the Korean Society of Menopause, and the Korean Association of Women’s Sexual Health.

Dr Oh is professor and past director of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Chonnam University Medical School in Korea. He is a member of many professional societies including the Korean Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopist (AAGL), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgens (SLS), and World Endometriosis Society (WES). He has been an advisor, consultant, and reviewer to professional and patient organisations, and has published and lectured extensively nationally and internationally on endometriosis, assisted reproductive technologies, reproductive surgery, and infertility.

He has cared for about 70 patients/day twice a week at OPD and many operations (mainly laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis ) at three times a week and many hysteroscopic surgery in office-bases for over 30 years in Chonnam University Hospital.

Dr Oh became a WES Ambassador in 2018.