CHANG, Bok-Soon

Position :  Professor, Department of Pulmonary, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, University of Kyung Hee School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Specialty :

  • lung cancer
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis, mycobacterial lung diseases
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)?, Bronchial asthma

Education :

  • Chung-Ang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea(Bachelor’s degree in medicine)
  • Sungkyunkwan University, College of Medicine; Seoul, Korea; M.D.(Master)
  • Sungkyunkwan University, College of Medicine; Seoul, Korea; M.D.(Ph.D.)

Experience :

  • Internship, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Residency at Department of Internal Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • observation course, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Professor, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Professor, Department of Pulmonary, Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, University of Kyung Hee School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea(present)

Research papers/ Book chapters : 

  • A Case of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis that Improved with GM-CSF Inhalation Therapy. Korean J Med 2011;80:7-10
  • Interferon-款 release assay in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in arthritis patients treated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists in Korea. Clinical Rheumatology 2011;30:1535-41
  • Natural History of Pure Ground-Glass Opacity Lung Nodules Detected by Low-Dose Computed Tomography. CHEST 2013 Jan;143(1):172-8
  • Clinical significance of a single isolation of pathogenic nontuberculous mycobacteria from sputum specimens. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2013 Feb;75(2)225-6
  • Normalization of Elevated CA 19-9 Level in a Patient with the Nodular Bronchiectatic Form of Mycobacterium abscessus Lung Disease. Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease 2013 Jul;75(1):25-7
  • Increasing recovery of nontuberculous mycobacteria from respiratory specimens over a 10-year period in a tertiary referral hospital in South Korea. Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease 2013 in Press