CHO, Nam-Su

Position : Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty : Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and artificial joint surgery

Education :

  • College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea(M.D. and Bachelor’s degree)
  • Graduate School, Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea(Master’s degree)
  • Graduate School, Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea(Ph.D. degree)

Experience :

  • Clinical Instructor (Shoulder and Elbow Surgery), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • Instructor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, Korea
  • Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, Korea
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea
  •  Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea
  • Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea
  • *American Fellowships
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (Dr. Craig EV & Dr. Altchek DW) [Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA]

Research papers/ Book chapters:

  • [SCI] Funnel Tenotomy Versus Intracuff Tenodesis for Lesions of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon Associated With Rotator Cuff Tears (Nam Su Cho, Sang Won Cha, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 2014 (accepted for publication, E-publication)
  • [SCI] Clinical Outcome and Repair Integrity After Rotator Cuff Repair in Patients Over 70 Years Versus Under 70 Years (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho, Jae Hyun Yoo) – Arthroscopy, 2014 (accepted for publication, E-publication)
  • [SCI] Effect of postoperative repair integrity on health-related quality of life after rotator cuff repair: healed versus retear group (Jae Hyun Yoo, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 41(11): 2637-44, 2013
  • [SCI] Clinical effectiveness of bee venom acupuncture and physiotherapy in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis: a randomized controlled trial (Pil Seong Koh, Byung Kwan Seo, Nam Su Cho, Hyung Soon Park, Dong Suk Park, Yong Hyeon Baek) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 22(8): 1053-62, 2013
  • [SCI] Impaction grafting in revision total elbow arthroplasty due to aseptic loosening and bone loss (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho, Chong Suck Parke) – J Bone Joint Surg Am, 95(11): e741-7, 2013
  • [SCI] Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using modified mason-allen medial row stitch: knotless versus knot-tying suture bridge technique (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho, Chong Suck Parke) – Am J Sports Med, 40(11): 2440-7, 2012
  • [SCI] Effect of Two Rehabilitation Protocols on Range of Motion and Healing Rates After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Aggressive Versus Limited Early Passive Exercises (Bong Gun Lee, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Arthroscopy, 28(1): 34-42, 2012
  • [SCI] Preoperative Analysis of the Hill-Sachs Lesion in Anterior Shoulder Instability: How to predict engagement of the lesion (Seung Hyun Cho, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 39(11): 2389-2395, 2011
  • [SCI] Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Suture Bridge Technique: Is the Repair Integrity Actually Maintained? (Nam Su Cho, Bong Gun Lee, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 39(10): 2108-2116, 2011
  • [SCI] Results of arthroscopic decompression and tuberoplasty for irreparable massive rotator cuff tears (Bong Gun Lee, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Arthroscopy, 27(10): 1341-1350, 2011
  • [SCI] Anterior labroligamentous periosteal sleeve avulsion lesion in arthroscopic capsulolabral repair for anterior shoulder instability (Bong Gun Lee, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 19(9): 1563-1569, 2011
  • [SCIE] Unusual shoulder synovitis secondary to an osteoid osteoma without a nidus in the coracoid process: delayed appearance of a nidus (Bong Gun Lee, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – J Orthop Sci (Journal of Orthopaedic Science), 15(6): 825-828, 2010
  • [SCI] Retear Patterns After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Single Row versus Suture Bridge Technique (Nam Su Cho, Jin Woong Yi, Bong Gun Lee, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 38(4): 664-671, 2010
  • [SCI] Radiologic Course of the Calcific Deposits in Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: Does the initial radiologic aspect affect the final results? (Nam Su Cho, Bong Gun Lee, Yong Girl Rhee) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 19(2): 267-272, 2010
  • [SCI] Revision Open Bankart Surgery After Arthroscopic Repair for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability (Nam Su Cho, Jin Woong Yi, Bong Gun Lee, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 37(11): 2158-2164, 2009
  • [SCI] Intraosseous ganglion of the glenoid causing suprascapular nerve entrapment syndrome: A case report (Jin Woong Yi, Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 18(3): e25-27, 2009
  • [SCI] Arthroscopic Biceps Augmentation for Avoiding an Undue Tension in Repair of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears (Nam Su Cho, Jin Woong Yi, Yong Girl Rhee) – Arthroscopy, 25(2): 183-191, 2009
  • [SCI] Bridging the Gap in Immobile Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: Augmentation Using the Tenotomized Biceps (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho, Chan Teak Lim, Jin Woong Yi, and T Vishvanathan) – Am J Sports Med, 36(8): 1511-1518, 2008
  • [SCI] Isolated Unilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy after Shoulder Surgery in Beach-Chair Position (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 17(4): e28-30, 2008
  • [SCI] Functional Outcome of Arthroscopic Repair with Concomitant Manipulation in Rotator Cuff Tears With Stiff Shoulder (Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 36(7): 1323-1329, 2008
  • [SCI] Injection-Induced Pyogenic Arthritis of the Shoulder Joint (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho, Byung Heum Kim, Jeong Han Ha) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 17(1): 63-67, 2008
  • [SCI] Calcification in Superior Glenoid Labrum of the Shoulder: A Case Report (Nam Su Cho, Yong Girl Rhee) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 16(6): e35-37, 2007
  • [SCI] Muscle Strength after Anterior Shoulder Stabilization: Arthroscopic versus Open Bankart Repair (Yong Girl Rhee, Chan Teak Lim, Nam Su Cho) – Am J Sports Med, 35(11): 1859-1864, 2007
  • [SCI] Anterior Shoulder Instability with Humeral Avulsion of the Glenohumeral Ligament Lesion (Yong Girl Rhee, Nam Su Cho) – J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 16(2): 188-192, 2007
  • [SCI] Patient-Controlled Analgesia after Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Subacromial Catheter versus Intravenous Injection (Nam Su Cho, Jeong Han Ha, Yong Girl Rhee) – Am J Sports Med, 35(1): 75-79, 2007
  • [SCI] Clinical Results of Arthroscopic Bankart Repair With Knot-Tying and Knotless Suture Anchors (Nam Su Cho, Andri M T Lubis, Jeong Han Ha, Yong Girl Rhee) – Arthroscopy, 22(12): 1276-1282, 2006
  • [SCI] Arthroscopic Stabilization in Anterior Shoulder Instability: Collision Athletes versus Non-Collision Athletes (Nam Su Cho, Jung Chul Hwang, Yong Girl Rhee) – Arthroscopy, 22(9): 947-953, 2006
  • [SCI] Anterior Shoulder Stabilization in Collision Athletes: Arthroscopic versus Open Bankart Repair (Yong Girl Rhee, Jeong Han Ha, Nam Su Cho) – Am J Sports Med, 34(6): 979-985, 2006