Kee B. Park
Kee B. Park, M.D.
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

Profile of Head Injuries: Prehospital Care, Diagnosis, and Severity in an Ethiopian Tertiary Hospital.
Authors: Authors: Laeke T, Tirsit A, Debebe F, Girma B, Gere D, Park KB, Azazh A.
World Neurosurg
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Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury : Consensus statement.
Authors: Authors: Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Tajsic T, Adeleye A, Aklilu AT, Apriawan T, Bajamal AH, Barthélemy EJ, Devi BI, Bhat D, Bulters D, Chesnut R, Citerio G, Cooper DJ, Czosnyka M, Edem I, El-Ghandour NMF, Figaji A, Fountas KN, Gallagher C, Hawryluk GWJ, Iaccarino C, Joseph M, Khan T, Laeke T, Levchenko O, Liu B, Liu W, Maas A, Manley GT, Manson P, Mazzeo AT, Menon DK, Michael DB, Muehlschlegel S, Okonkwo DO, Park KB, Rosenfeld JV, Rosseau G, Rubiano AM, Shabani HK, Stocchetti N, Timmons SD, Timofeev I, Uff C, Ullman JS, Valadka A, Waran V, Wells A, Wilson MH, Servadei F.
Acta Neurochir (Wien)
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Editorial. Research in global neurosurgery: informing the path to achieving neurosurgical equity.
Authors: Authors: Park KB.
J Neurosurg
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Essential Neurosurgical Workforce Needed to Address Neurotrauma in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
Authors: Authors: Corley J, Lepard J, Barthélemy E, Ashby JL, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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Injury-to-Admission Delay Beyond 4 Hours Is Associated with Worsening Outcomes for Traumatic Brain Injury in Cambodia.
Authors: Authors: Barthélemy EJ, Spaggiari R, Corley J, Lepard JR, Staffa SJ, Iv V, Servadei F, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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The national motorcycle helmet law two years on: review of its impact on the epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in a major government hospital in Cambodia.
Authors: Authors: Venturini S, Still ME, Vycheth I, Nang S, Vuthy D, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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Predictive Factors of Spine Surgery Complications at a Major Government Hospital in Cambodia.
Authors: Authors: Still MEH, Venturini S, Vycheth I, Nang S, Vuthy D, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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Third delay in traumatic brain injury: time to management as a predictor of mortality.
Authors: Authors: Gupta S, Khajanchi M, Kumar V, Raykar NP, Alkire BC, Roy N, Park KB.
J Neurosurg
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The Current State of Neurosurgery in Haiti.
Authors: Authors: Barthélemy EJ, Gabriel PJ, Lafortune Y, Clervius H, Pyda J, Park KB.
World Neurosurg
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The global neurosurgical workforce: a mixed-methods assessment of density and growth.
Authors: Authors: Mukhopadhyay S, Punchak M, Rattani A, Hung YC, Dahm J, Faruque S, Dewan MC, Peeters S, Sachdev S, Park KB.
J Neurosurg
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