Ki Ho Park, MD, PhD

Ki Ho Park, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University Hospital

Ki Ho Park is a professor and the chairman of ophthalmology at Seoul National University and the current President of Korean Ophthalmology Society. He is serving as an editorial board member in eye journals: associate editor of Journal of Glaucoma; section editor of the British Journal of Ophthalmology and Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology; associate editorial board member of International Glaucoma Review (IGR); editorial board member of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science (IOVS), the Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, Korean Journal of Ophthalmology, Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, etc.

He is the President Elect of the Glaucoma Research Society, the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association, and the President Elect of the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society. He has served as co-chair of World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) 2017 Scientific Program Committee and is serving as Convener of World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2018 Invited Glaucoma Program.
He was the Congress Chair of APGC 2018 (Busan, Korea) and was Secretary General and Co-chair of the Organizing Committee of Joint Meeting of South East Asian Glaucoma Interest Group (SEAGIG) and AACGC (2008, Seoul, Korea).

He was awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Senior Achievement Award (2018), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Senior Achievement Award (2018), AAO Achievement Award (2012), APAO Achievement Award (2012), APAO Distinguished Service Award (2005) and Jules Stein Eye Institute Laboratory Research Award (2000).

Prof. Park has published more than 250 papers in international peer-reviewed SCI journals. He was editor of Atlas of Angle Closure Glaucoma (2010) and associate editor of Angle Closure Glaucoma (2007). His research interests include risk factors of glaucoma, retinal nerve fiber layer and ganglion cell imaging, normal-tension glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma and neuroprotection. Lastly, he had been serving as the President of Korean Glaucoma Society.