About Pohang Wooridul

About Us

Pohang Wooridul Hospital, an excellent medical institution designated by Gyeongsangbuk-do in 2016 and the first hospital in Pohang that has been certified as a medical institution by the Ministry of Health and Welfare in 2013, is a hospital specialized in spine. The hospital continues to receive attention and to be visited by domestic and international patients, with the fame and technology of Dr. Gun Choi, who is the authority of minimally invasive spinal procedures and the chairman of World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques (WCMISST). We will concentrate on spinal therapy and research without remaining on the present achievement, and will contribute to domestic and overseas spine health by the breakthrough of Bloodless Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery which we introduced first. Now and forever, we will be a Wooridul hospital in deed as well as in name for patients with spinal diseases by taking care of not only new treatments that will cure patients more quickly, but also the suffering of their caregivers.
Dr. Gun Choi

President's Words of Greeting

Bloodless minimally invasive spine surgery that was first introduced by Wooridul Hospital, which has focused on spinal treatment and research, has made remarkable progress and has contributed to the health of the spine.

In this process, Wooridul Hospital has accomplished not only the development of spine treatment technology, but also the development of various spinal surgical instruments, and continues to do its research, not just on its current achievements.
Especially, as a hospital that is the origin of life sciences field, we will strive to make practical use of new achievements in the treatment of patients with spinal diseases.
We will continue to be a hospital for patients with spinal diseases by taking care of not only new treatments that will cure patients more quickly, but also the suffering of their caregivers.

Medical Corporation of Hyun-am Foundation for Healthcare, President of Pohang Wooridul hospital, Dr. Gun Choi