December Featured Author

Yong-Min Chun, MD, PhD
Professor, Shoulder and Elbow Service
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Arthroscopy and Joint Research Institute, Severance Hospital
Yonsei University College of Medicine

From the December issue: Association Between Excessive Joint Laxity and a Wider Hill-Sachs Lesion in Anterior Shoulder Instability

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Raniga discuss his article in the December issue.

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Dr. Yong-Min Chun is a Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, and Arthroscopy and Joint Research Institute in Seoul, specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is also the director of the Surgical Anatomy Education Center at Yonsei University College of Medicine located in Seoul, Korea.

He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Yonsei University College of Medicine. After completing his orthopaedic residency training at the Severance Hospital, he received his fellowship training in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at the Severance Hospital, Yonsei University and in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He also served as a flight surgeon at the Aerospace Medical Center, Republic of Korea Air Force.

Dr. Chun is an associate editor for the International Journal of Stem Cells and serves on the editorial board for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, the Yonsei Medical Journal, and The Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow. He is currently the secretary general of the Asia Arthroscopy Congress and a corresponding member of American Shoulder and Elbow Society. He has served as secretary and treasurer of the Korea Orthopaedic Association. He has published over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journal and has received many awards for his research, including the Best Scientific Paper Award in clinical research from the Korea Orthopaedic Association (2011, 2015) and the Chung-Gang Scholarship Best Scientific Paper Award from the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society (2013).

Selected Other Published Work

Lim JR, Lee HM, Yoon TH, Lee HM, Chun YM. Excessive joint laxity is related to a wider Hill-Sachs lesion in anterior shoulder instability. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2021 e-pub.

Yoon TH, Kim SJ, Choi YR, Cho JT, Chun YM. Arthroscopic revision rotator cuff repair: the role of previously neglected subscapularis tears. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2021 e-pub.

Kim C, Lee YJ, Kim SJ, Yoon TH, Chun YM. Bone marrow stimulation in arthroscopic repair for large to massive rotator cuff tears with incomplete footprint coverage. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020 Nov;48(13):3322-3327.

Yoon JS, Kim SJ, Choi YR, Kim SH, Chun YM. Arthroscopic repair of the isolated subscapularis full-thickness tear: single-row versus double-row suture-bridge technique. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019 May;47(6):1427-1433.

Kim SJ, Choi YR, Jung M, Lee WY, Chun YM. Arthroscopic repair of anterosuperior massive rotator cuff tear: does repair integrity affect outcomes? American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017 Jul;45(8):1762-1768.

Kim SJ, Choi YR, Jung M, Lee WY, Chun YM. Isolated subscapularis repair in irreparable posterosuperior massive rotator cuff tears involving subscapularis tendon. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017 May;45(6):1269-1275.

Kim SJ, Choi YR, Lee HH, Chun YM. Surgical result of delaminated rotator cuff repair using suture-bridge technique with all-layers or bursal layer repair. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016 Feb;44(2):468-73.

Kim SJ, Kim SH, Lim SH, Chun YM. Use of Magnetic Resonance Arthrography to Compare Clinical Features and Structural Integrity After Arthroscopic Repair of Bursal Versus Articular Side Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013 Sep;41(9):2041-7.

Kim SJ, Lee IS, Kim SH, Woo CM, Chun YM. Arthroscopic repair of concomitant type II SLAP lesions in large to massive rotator cuff tears: comparison with biceps tenotomy. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012 Dec;40 (12):2786-93.

Kim SJ, Jung M, Moon HK, Kim SG, Chun YM. Anterolateral transtibial posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction combined with anatomical reconstruction of posterolateral corner insufficiency: comparison of single-bundle versus double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction over a 2- to 6-year follow-up. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2011 Mar;39(3):481-9.

Kim SJ, Park KH, Kim SH, Kim SG, Chun YM. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction improves activity-induced pain in comparison with pain at rest in middle-aged patients with significant cartilage degeneration. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2010 Jul;38(7):1343-8.

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