Dr. Koon-Ho Rha

Dr. Koon-Ho Rha

Director at Naver Healthcare Lab, South Korea


Dr. Koon Ho Rha received his Korean medical degree in 1992 and Ph.D in 1999 at the Yonsei University. He successfully completed his urology residency at Severance Hospital in year 2000. At present, he is a Director at the NAVER Healthcare Lab. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief Strategy Officer of Yonsie Unversity Health System from November 2016 to December 2020 and a full-time faculty member of the Department of Urology at Yonsei University Medical School.

Dr. Rha is an active professional member of the American College of Surgeons. He also held post as President of the Engineering and Urology Society, USA and gained “Expert” status at the International Healthcare Subject Matter Experts (US Department of Army).

Among his many achievements is the patency of “Surgical instruments and method for creating anatomic working space in minilaparotomy procedure” in 2002, live surgery and proctorship in 15 different countries which includes USA, France, Italy Korean Robot (REVO-i) Prostatectomy in 2016.

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Parallel Session: The transformational evolution of Korean hospitals in the era of COVID-19 and after

  • 9 November, 2021
  • 15:10 - 16:40
  • Room 4