Yun-Hee Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical and Research Interests

Stroke Rehabilitation

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Vascular Dementia

Rehabilitation of Parkinson’s Disease

Rehabilitation Robotics

Noninvaive Brain Stimulation (rTMS & tDCS)

Functional Neuroimaging (fMRI & DTI) for Neural Plasticity

Participation in Academic Societies

2018 - Present 

2017 - Present

2017 - Present

Full member of the National Academy of Medicine of Korea

Vice President, Korean Academy of Geriatric Medicine

President, Korea Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship

2015 - 2017

2013 - 2014

2004 - 2006

President, Korean Society for Neurorehabilitation

President, the Korean Neuromodulation Society

Executive Director, Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping



Society for Neuroscience
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Heart Association
Organization for Human Brain Mapping



2003 - Present


2012 - Present

Professor, Department of Physical & Rehabilitation Med., Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Rep. of Korea

Professor, Department of Health Science and Technology, Department of Medical Device Management and Research, Department of Digital Healthcare, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Rep. of Korea

2014 - 2019

2007 - 2013

1992 - 2002

1986 - 1992

Director, Center for Prevention & Rehabilitation, Heart Vascular and Stroke Institute, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Rep. of Korea

Chair, Department of Physical & Rehabilitation Med., Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Rep. of Korea

Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Med., Chonbuk National University Medical School, Chonju, Rep. of Korea

Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Med., Presbyterian Medical Center, Chonju, Rep. of Korea


1997, 2000, 2002, 2005   Research Awards, Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine

2007   Siemens Functional Brain Mapping Academic Award, Korean Society for Functional Brain Mapping

2009   National Research & Development Award from Minister of Education and Science, Rep. of Korea

2014   Distinguished Professor Award, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

2015   JW Academic Award, Korean Medical Women’s Association

2016   Award Citation from Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Rep. of Korea

2016   Shin Jung-Soon Academic Award from the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine

Media Reports

KBS「Secret of the Four Phases of Life」. Jan. 8, 2008.

“Wake up your brain - Make Your Brain Smarter”.

IssueMaker. Mar. 2013.

“Leading Researcher-Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Prof. Kim”.

NewsMaker. Mar. 2014.

“Establish the evolutional therapy for brain neurorehabilitation”.

SisaMagazine. Jul. 2014.

“Individualized Non-invasive Brain Stimulation – ‘Overcome’ the limitation of traditional therapy”.

NewsMaker. Dec. 2015.

“Development of successful brain function recovery techniques”.

ios News. Jan. 2016.

“New Tool May Help Predict Patients’ Motor Function Recovery After Stroke”.

EBS「Best Doctors」. Feb. 3, 2017.

“Rehabilitation after Stroke”.

Samsung Medical Center - MediCAM

Best Doctors - Rehabilitation after Stroke