Woojin Cho, MD, PhD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
- Medical Education
- Hanyang University
- Hanyang University Hospital
- University of Virginia Health System
Hospital for Special Surgery
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Chief, Spine Surgery; Research Director, Multidisciplinary Spine Group
- Clinical Focus
Adult thoracolumbar spinal deformity and degenerative conditions
- Research Focus
Spine biomechanics, robotic surgery, and clinical research focusing on spinal deformity as well as degenerative condition.
Woojin Cho, MD, PhD, joined the faculty of Montefiore in 2013 specializing in adult cervical spine and thoraco-lumbar spine deformity and degenerative conditions with expertise in the treatment of all types of spine conditions. He is the Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at Montefiore and an Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
He earned his medical degree at Hanyang University Medical School in South Korea, completed his orthopaedic internship and residency at Hanyang University Hospital, and became a Korean Orthopaedic Board-certified surgeon. Following his residency, he completed 3-years of spine clinical fellowship and earned a PhD degree at Hanyang University College of Medicine.
Dr. Cho has extensive clinical training experience in the United States, which includes a research fellowship at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, a clinical research fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, and spine fellowships at University Virginia Health System and the Hospital for Special Surgery respectively.
Dr. Cho is a board-eligible (ABOS) orthopaedic surgeon, a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society, AO Spine North America, the Korean American Spine Society, the Korean Society of Spine Surgery, the Korean Spine Arthroplasty Society, the Pacific and Asian Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the Korean Orthopaedic Association, and the Korean Medical Association. In addition to having written numerous articles related to spine research in peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Cho has been a guest speaker at prestigious international meetings and, to date, has made more than 170 presentations.