Seoul, Korea

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The IFFAS 2024 Scientific Meeting will be May 30-June 1, 2024, in Seoul, South Korea.

Read the IFFAS 2024 newsletter for updates.

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Jin Woo Lee, MD, PhD

Jin Woo Lee, MD, PhD
South Korea
2022-2024 President

Welcome to the New IFFAS President!

Jin Woo Lee, MD, PhD, graduated from the Yonsei University College of Medicine at Seoul, Korea, after an internship at the Severance Hospital, where he also did his residency in orthopaedic surgery. After serving in the Korean Army, he worked as an instructor of the Orthopaedic Department in his alma mater. In 1998, he participated as research fellow in the division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Throughout the years he has participated in academic activities as a Visiting Scholar at the Wound Healing Center at the University of North Carolina and in the Foot & Ankle Service at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He has served as an assistant professor and associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Yonsei University College of Medicine, and is currently a professor in the department. From 2010 to 2014, he worked as the public relations manager for the Severance Hospital of Seoul, where he was later assigned as Manager of External Cooperation Administration.


The International Federation of Foot & Ankle Societies (IFFAS) is an organization that grew out of increased collaboration among orthopaedic foot and ankle societies around the world. It is a federation of regional federations of foot and ankle organizations, whose members are orthopaedic surgeons specializing in the medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle.