Kee B. Park
Kee B. Park, MD
Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine

Kee B. Park, MD obtained his medical degree from the Rutgers University in New Jersey and trained in neurosurgery at the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In 2013, he volunteered with the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies and the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery to support Cambodian neurosurgeons. As a Consultant in Neurosurgery at the Preah Kossamak Hospital in Phnom Penh and head of the Cambodia Neurosurgery Support Project, he taught neurosurgery and conducted research in head and spine injuries. Prior to Cambodia, he was the Director of Spine Surgery at the Myungsung Christian Medical Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2009 to 2013).

Dr. Park is also the Director of the North Korea Program at the Korean American Medical Association. He leads the collaboration between US and DPRK physicians. Since 2007, he has made 18 visits to DPRK, most recently in May 2018.

Before joining the faculty at Harvard Medical School, he worked under Prof. John G. Meara at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change as the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar.

Dr. Park is a consultant for the World Health Organization and serves on the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Surgical Care and Anesthesia. In this capacity, he advocates for and assists in the development of national surgical plans by the Member States.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, a member of the Advisory Committee for the Foundation of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, member of the National Committee on North Korea, and member of Council of Korean Americans.

Address: 

Harvard Medical School

641 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Emergency and essential surgical healthcare services during COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries: A perspective.
Authors: Authors: Ma X, Vervoort D, Reddy CL, Park KB, Makasa E.
Int J Surg
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Prehospital Conditions and Outcomes following Craniotomy for Traumatic Brain Injury Performed within 72 Hours in Central Cameroon: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Authors: Authors: Takoukam R, Kanmounye US, Robertson FC, Zimmerman K, Nguembu S, Lartigue JW, Park KB, Figuim B, Esene I.
World Neurosurg
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Traumatic Spine Injury: which discrepancy between the Research Output and the actual Burden of the Disease?
Authors: Authors: Tropeano MP, Spaggiari R, Ileyassoff H, Mabunda DJD, Anania CD, Costa F, Fornari M, Sharif S, Zileli M, Park KB, Servadei F.
World Neurosurg
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Global Neurosurgery in the Time of COVID-19.
Authors: Authors: Park KB, Kanmounye US, Lartigue JW.
Neurospine
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Traumatic Brain Injury in Myanmar: Preliminary Results and Development of an Adjunct Electronic Medical Record.
Authors: Authors: Rock JP, Prentiss T, Mo SM, Myat Hnin Aye NS, Asmaro K, Win AT, Phyu AM, Myat T, Maung TM, Khaing AA, Naung Z, Park KB, Hlaing K, Myaing W.
World Neurosurg
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Corrigendum to 'Comprehensive Policy Recommendations for Head and Spine Injury Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries' [World Neurosurgery 132 (2019), 434-436].
Authors: Authors: Corley J, Barthélemy EJ, Lepard J, Alves JL, Ashby J, Khan T, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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Training Neurosurgeons in Myanmar and Surrounding Countries: The Resident Perspective.
Authors: Authors: Lepard JR, Corley J, Sankey EW, Prentiss T, Rocque B, Park KB, Rock J, Hlaing K, Myaing W.
World Neurosurg
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Global Perspectives on Task Shifting and Task Sharing in Neurosurgery.
Authors: Authors: Robertson FC, Esene IN, Kolias AG, Khan T, Rosseau G, Gormley WB, Park KB, Broekman MLD.
World Neurosurg X
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Task-Shifting and Task-Sharing in Neurosurgery: An International Survey of Current Practices in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
Authors: Authors: Robertson FC, Esene IN, Kolias AG, Kamalo P, Fieggen G, Gormley WB, Broekman MLD, Park KB.
World Neurosurg X
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Task-Sharing for Emergency Neurosurgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study in the Philippines.
Authors: Authors: Robertson FC, Briones R, Mekary RA, Baticulon RE, Jimenez MA, Leather AJM, Broekman MLD, Park KB, Gormley WB, Lucena LL.
World Neurosurg X
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