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KOREA - Korean Society of Anesthesiologists

Korean Society of Anesthesiologists
Room 1007, Yong Seong Biztel Building 314, 2-Ga Hangangro
Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-781


Phone: +82 2 795 5129
Fax: +82 2 792 4089

President: Dr IL-Ok Lee
Secretary: Dr Jae Hwan Kim
Treasurer: Dr Jaemin Lee 

Members: 4,000
AGM Date: 2-4th November 2017
Preferred Language: English
Year Joined: 1960
Region: AARS

Further Information


Country population: 49m 

Number of physicians: 104,114 (2012) 

Source: WHO Country Profile 2015 

In 2016, the Korean Society of Anesthesiologists (KSA) celebrated the 60th Anniversary of its establishment in 1956. The KSA has now developed into a vital scientific organization with 14 subspecialty societies covering every aspect of perioperative medicine in Korean healthcare. The KSA and the 14 subspecialty societies organize many scientific meetings in Korea. In addition, the members of KSA actively participate many scientific meetings in Asian Australasian regions and beyond.

In 2018, the KSA will host an 95th International Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with the 6th Meeting in November. The KSA will host the Asian Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiologists (AACA) in 2022 in Seoul, Korea.