March Featured Author

Yoo_Jae Chul
Jae Chul Yoo, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea

From the March issue: Location of Rotator Cuff Tear Initiation: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of 191 Shoulders

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Yoo discuss his article in the March issue.


Jae Chul Yoo, MD is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, Korea. He also serves on the editorial board for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, is a reviewer for The American Journal of Sports Medicine and Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and is the Secretary General for the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society.

He is a member, subspecialist, and/or board member of several societies including: Korea Orthopedic Association (KOA); Korean Sports Medicine Association; Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society (KSES); Korean Arthroscopy Association (KAA); International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS); Korean Orthopedic Sport Medicine Association (KOSMA); European Society of Sport traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA); Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA); Magellan Society; Korean Orthopedic Ultrasonography Association; American Shoulder Elbow Society (ASES); and European Shoulder & Elbow Society (SECEC).

Selected Published Work

Evaluation of the Risk Factors for a Rotator Cuff Retear After Repair Surgery. Lee YS, Jeong JY, Park CD, Kang SG, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jul;45(8):1755-1761. doi: 10.1177/0363546517695234. Epub 2017 Mar 20. PMID: 28319431

Reversibility of Supraspinatus Muscle Atrophy in Tendon-Bone Healing After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. Park YB, Ryu HY, Hong JH, Ko YH, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;44(4):981-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546515625211. Epub 2016 Feb 10. PMID: 26865396

Arthroscopic Partial Repair of Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: Preoperative Factors Associated With Outcome Deterioration Over 2 Years. Shon MS, Koh KH, Lim TK, Kim WJ, Kim KC, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med 2015 43: 1965. originally published online May 26, 2015.

Arthroscopic distal clavicle resection in symptomatic acromioclavicular joint arthritis combined with rotator cuff tear: a prospective randomized trial. Park YB, Koh KH, Shon MS, Park YE, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Apr;43(4):985-90. doi: 10.1177/0363546514563911. Epub 2015 Jan 12.

Preoperative factors affecting footprint coverage in rotator cuff repair. Koh KH, Lim TK, Park YE, Lee SW, Park WH, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Apr;42(4):869-76. doi: 10.1177/0363546513518581. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of 100 Cases of Arthroscopic Acromioplasty. Koh KH, Laddha MS, Lim TK, Lee JH, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Feb;40(2):352-8. Epub 2011 Nov 17

Patient-related factors and complications after arthroscopic tenotomy of the long head of the biceps tendon. Lim TK, Moon ES, Koh KH, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Apr; 39(4):783-9. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Clinical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Results of Arthroscopic Full-Layer Repair of Bursal-Side Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. Koh KH, Shon MS, Lim TK, Yoo JC. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Aug;39(8):1660-7. Epub 2011 Jul 7. PMID: 21737830

Patient-Related Factors and Complications After Arthroscopic Tenotomy of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon. Tae Kang Lim, MD, Eun Sun Moon,y MD, Kyoung Hwan Koh, MD, and Jae Chul Yoo, MD. Am J Sports Med. Vol. 39, No. 4, 2011.

Treatment of Biceps Tendon Lesions in the Setting of Rotator Cuff Tears Prospective Cohort Study of Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis. Kyoung Hwan Koh,MD, Jae Chul Yoo, MD, Jin Hwan Ahn, MD, and Sang Min Kim, MD. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Aug;38(8):1584-90.PMID: 20551285

Clinical Results of Single-Tunnel Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction Using Autogenous Semitendinosus Tendon. Jae-Chul Yoo, Jin-Hwan Ahn, Jung-Ro Yoon and Jae-Hyuk Yang. Am J Sports Med 2010 38

Increasing Incidence of Medial Meniscal Tears in Nonoperatively Treated Anterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency Patients Documented by Serial Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Jae Chul Yoo, MD, Jin Hwan Ahn, MD, Sang Hak Lee, MD, and Young Cheol Yoon, MD. Am J Sports Med Vol. 37, No. 8, 2009

Magnetic Resonance Image appearance of a repaired capsulolabral complex after arthroscopic Bankart repair. Jae Chul Yoo, M.D., Yong Seuk Lee, M.D., Suk Kee Tae, M.D., Jung Ho Park, M.D., Jong Woong Park, M.D., Hae Chan Ha, M.D. Am J Sports Med, Vol. 36, No. 12 2008

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