Dr. Shim is a Consultant Neurological Surgeon with over 25 years’ experience in South Korea and the UAE, where he has worked as Medical Director at the Wooridul Spine Centre in Dubai since 2010.
Whilst in South Korea, Dr. Shim was named as Doctor of the Year at Wooridul Spine Hospital on two separate occasions, in 2006 and 2008. He has done presentations on spine surgeries at over 50 international conferences and symposia in Korea, Australia, Europe, and the USA and has been published in the Journal of the Korean Neurosurgery Society, Spine, and Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Awards & Accreditations
Member of American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicine and Surgery; North American Spine Society; Royal College of Surgeons, USA; Korean Medical Association; Korean Board of Neurological Surgery Member; Executive Committee, Korean Spine Arthroplasty Society.
Member of the 2009 ‘Who’s Who in the World’, a global listing of renowned individuals from various fields, including Nobel Prize winners, academic professionals, and innovators; as well as being listed in the 33rd edition of the ‘American Biographical Institute’s Great Minds of the 21st Century’.
News & Press Release
Press Release04 Jul 2022
Healthpoint receives prestigious CARF accreditation for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department
Press Release29 Jun 2022
Healthpoint introduces cutting-edge technology to eliminate spider veins
Press Release31 May 2022
Healthpoint Brings New Technology to Conduct Robotic-assisted Knee Replacement Surgery
Press Release24 Nov 2021
Manchester City F.C. Medical Team Tours New Physiotherapy Center at Healthpoint, its Regional Healthcare Partner in the UAE
Press Release02 Aug 2021
Healthpoint Announces Partnership Renewal with Manchester City for A Further Two Years
Press Release24 Jun 2021
Healthpoint Dental Clinic Earns International Accreditation for Safety and Quality of Care
Press Release05 Apr 2021
Healthpoint Earns Multiple ‘Center of Excellence’ Accreditations from the Surgical Review Corporation
Press Release26 Jan 2021
Mubadala Health Leverages Network to Support UAE Government’s Covid-19 Vaccination Program
Press Release07 Jul 2019
80% of Children Begin Brushing Their Teeth Too Late, Research Shows
Press Release02 Apr 2019
Special Olympics Athletes Receive Urgent Dental Treatment Following Free Check-ups by Healthpoint Specialists
Press Release06 Mar 2019
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Healthpoint Launch First Integrated Men’s Health Clinic in Abu Dhabi
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