Dr. Dong-Seok Sohn received his DDD from 1989, DDS : School of Dentistry, Kyungbook National University in 1989. He complted training of oral and maxillofacial Surgery at Catholic University Hospital of Daegu.
He is currently Professor (full time faculty) and Chair at Dept. of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Medical Center of Daegu 3056-6, Daemyung 4-Dong, Nam-Gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea. (website) www.cathim.co.kr
He is founding president of World Academy of Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Bone Surgery www.waups.org
He was Past President of ICOI Asia-Pacific Section and Founding President of ICOI Korea (Korean Society of Oral Implantologists).
He has introduced various piezoelectric bone surgery devices in Asia and Pacific area since 2002 and inventor of Hydrodynamic piezoelectric internal sinus elevation (HPISE, 2008).
He has been invited for lectures on implantolgy and piezoelectric bone surgery nationally and internationally for many years.
He published many articles on implantolgy and piezoelectric bone surgery in national and international journals.
He is author of 3 books including Clinical applications of piezoelectric bone surgery (Gun-Ja Publishing, 2008).
He was Recipient of Charles English Award by Implant Dentistry which flagship journal of ICOI.
He is editorial advisory board of the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry & International Journal of Oral Implantology and Clinical Research and Society Editor of Implant Dentistry.
He was a congress chair of 9th Congress of ICOI Asia Pacific Section and Co congress chair of 28th ICOI World Congress (Sep. 6-9, 2011).