KIM, Koh-Woon

Position :  Professor / Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, Seoul, Korea

Specialty :

  • (Oriental obesity type clinic)Partial obesity (Maeseon therapy), childhood obesity, postpartum obesity
  • (Oriental Rehabilitation Clinic) body shape (tingling, bending, turtle neck), chuna therapy (chronic pain, jaw joint, facial asymmetry)

Education :

  • College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea (KMD)
  • Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea (Rehabilitation Medicine training)
  • Graduate School of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University (PhD)

Experience :

  • Clinical fellowship, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Korea 
  • Adjunct professor, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Research papers / Book chapters :

  • Effects of Panax ginseng on obesity in animal models: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine/2018)
  • Clinical practice guidelines for the use of traditional Korean medicine in the treatment of patients with traffic-related injuries: an evidence-based approach (European Journal of Integrative Medicine/2018)
  •  A multi-center, randomized controlled clinical trial, cost-effectiveness and qualitative research of electro-acupuncture with usual care for patients with non-acute pain after back surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (Trials/2018)
  •  Association between temporomandibular disorder, chronic diseases, and ophthalmologic and otolaryngologic disorders in Korean adults: a cross-sectional study (Plos One/2018)
  • Comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Chuna manual therapy versus conventional usual care for non-acute low back pain: study protocol for a pilot multi-center, pragmatic randomized controlled trial (pCRN study) (Trials/2017)
  • Chuna (or Tuina) manual therapy for musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine/2017)
  •  Anti-obesity effect of Panax ginseng in animal models: study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis (한방비만학회지/2017)
  • comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Chuna manual therapy versus conventional usual care for non-acute low back pain: study protocol for a pilot multi-center, pragmatic randomized controlled trial (pCRN study) (Trials/2017)
  • Clinical case series on the changes of body composition and blood chemistry after modified fasting therapy in obese patients: a retrospective observational study (Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine/2016)
  • Osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells promoted by the crude extracts of the mixture of Cortex mori radices, Patrinia saniculaefolia (Molecular & Cellular Toxicology/2015)
  • Effects of acupuncture on serum metabolic parameters in premenopausal obese women: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (Trials/2015)
  • Effects of acupuncture on heart rate variability in obese premenopausal Korean women (Journal of Korean Medicine/2014)
  • Transcriptomic analysis of the bitter taste receptor-mediated glucagon-like peptide-1 stimulation effect of quinine (Biochip Journal/2013)
  • Correlation between abdominal fat distribution and abdominal temperature in Korean premenopausal obese women (Journal of Korean Medicine/2013)
  • Complementary and alternative medicine treatments in the management of chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine/2013)
  • Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: a multicenter, randomized, patient-assessor blind, sham-controlled clinical trial (Spine/2013)
  • 21. Efficacy of a 0.1% capsaicin hydrogel patch for myofascial neck pain: a double-blinded randomized trial (Pain Medicine/2012)
  • 26. The protective effect of Cassia obtusifolia on DSS-induced colitis (American Journal of Chinese Medicine/2011)
  • [학회발표]
  • 1. The effectiveness and safety of Bee venom acupuncture on patients with osteoarthritis of knee joint: a retrospective observational study (International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research/2013 London)
  • 2. Effects of modified fasting therapy using fermented medicinal gerbs on body composition and blood chemistry in obese patients: an observational study (International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research/2013 London)
  • 3. Obesity treatment by correction of body shape (Annual Conference of American Association of Korean Medicine/2017 Los Angeles)