KO, Chang-Nam

Position : Professor, President of Korean Medicine Hospital, Department of Cardiology and Neurology in Korean Medicine,  Stroke and Neurological Disorders Center

Specialty :

  • Stroke
  • Cardiovascular disease, Chest pain (chest tightness, chest throbbing), sneezing, arrhythmia, hypertension, hypotension, cardiac neuropathy, edema
  • Stroke prevention  

Education :

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

Experience :

  • Dispatch of expert, College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong, China
  • Director, Stroke and Neurological Disorders Center, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong
  • Chairman of the board, The Society of Stroke in Korean Medicine
  • Chairman, Department of Cardiology and Neurology in Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University
  • Chief, Department of Korean Internal Medicine, Kangnam Kyung Hee Hospital

Research papers/Book chapters :

Integrative treatment modalities for stroke victims in Korea. (Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2014)

Neuroprotective effect of Chunghyuldan (Qing Xue Dan) on hypoxia-reoxygenation induced damage of neuroblastoma 2a cell lines. (Chin J Integr Med. 2013)

Differential Localization of Pain-Related and Pain-Unrelated Neural Responses for Acupuncture at BL60 Using BOLD fMRI. (Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013)

Bee venom acupuncture point injection for central post stroke pain: a preliminary single-blind randomized controlled trial. (Complement Ther Med. 2013)

A comparison of brain activity between healthy subjects and stroke patients on fMRI by acupuncture stimulation. (Chin J Integr Med. 2013)

Acupuncture for cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: a retrospective case-control study. (J Altern Complement Med. 2013)

Can acupuncture affect the circadian rhythm of blood pressure? A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. (J Altern Complement Med. 2012)

Effectiveness of acupuncture and bee venom acupuncture in idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. (Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012)

Uhwang Chungsim won decreases blood oxygen level-dependent fMRI signal response to a motor stimulation task. (Chin J Integr Med. 2012)

Liver enzyme abnormalities during concurrent use of herbal and conventional medicines in Korea: a retrospective study. (Phytomedicine. 2011)

Antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the mixture of ginseng radix and crataegi fructus: experimental study and preliminary clinical results. (J Ginseng Res. 2011)

Effects of GV20 acupuncture on cerebral blood flow velocity of middle cerebral artery and anterior cerebral artery territories, and CO2 reactivity during hypocapnia in normal subjects.  (J Altern Complement Med. 2011)

Short-term reactions to acupuncture treatment and adverse events following acupuncture: a cross-sectional survey of patient reports in Korea. (J Altern Complement Med. 2009)

The effect of low versus high frequency electrical acupoint stimulation on motor recovery after ischemic stroke by motor evoked potentials study.  (Am J Chin Med. 2008)