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Save People All Over the World from Pain and Paralysis

World’s Largest Spine & Joint Specialized Hospital – Wooridul Hospital

Wooridul Hospital is the world’s largest spine and joint specialized hospital. Since its establishment in 1982, it has been focusing on the spine and joint field for 30 years. With its strength in “Minimally Invasive Surgery Technique”, it has 10 network hospitals in Korea and 3 in different countries; all in all 13 network hospitals all over the world.


Based on our “Patient First” philosophy, Wooridul Hospital has investigated and developed an advanced spinal surgical technique, the Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), that preserves as much of the normal disc tissues as possible and meets patients’ expectations for minimal scarring and fast recovery with reduced complications.

These results were achieved by the integrated cooperation of a multi disciplinary team including: neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, internal medicine physicians, rehabilitation physicians, and thoracic and general surgeons. This integrated team, in addition to over 1,200 employees of Wooridul Hospital, has contributed to the health and welfare of the patients around the world. As a world leading spine hospital, Wooridul Hospital will continue to do its best to give patients hope and a better quality of life.

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For several years, all medical staffs in Wooridul Hospital has been holding “Friday Academic Conferences” in which they gather together every Friday morning and discuss about each other’s treatment cases and share up-to-date medical technology. Not only the local network hospitals but also the prestigious hospitals overseas are connected through real-time video system and conduct Live Surgery, Journal Review, Pre-operative case Discussion, Post-operative case review, Critical patient advocacy, Meeting review, Subject review, etc. in order to share Wooridul’s skills and values.

Moreover, Wooridul has published SCI 260 journals and written 20 textbooks (74 chapters) for medical doctors. Ceaseless R&D has developed minimally invasive surgery techniques and implants like artificial ligaments, intervertebral implants. Also, Wooridul has continued to exchange academic ideas with medically developed countries through various local and international conferences.

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Wooridul Spirit

On the spirit of love and human respect, aids the people of the world by minimally invasive spinal surgery and techniques, (MISST) to lead normal or better quality of life.

Treating patients with love compassion and trust
Developing global networks 20,20 and wooridul families together
Warmth in Hospital chosen by my family
Based upon care built on the spirit of love and human respect,
Wooridul Hospital aids the people of the World by minimizing pain, affliction, and paralysis through accurate spinal diagnosis which enable them to lead normal lives.

Peace of Mind(安心), High Hopes(樂觀)

By achieving the optimal treatment and the best care in future from now on.

by Nam June Paik in 1999,
installed in GangNam WSH.

Wooridul advanced technology improve your spine health 100 years


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