Dr. daewon cho

Dr. Daewon CHO

Consultant Spine Surgeon




  • MD, Kyunghee University Medical College, Korea
  • Internship and Residency in Neurosurgery, Kyung Hee University Medical Center, Korea
  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Cheonan Woori Hospital, Korea
  • Former Head of Surgeon, Cheonan Woori Hospital, Korea
  • Member of 


  • Dr. Cho is a Korean-educated and trained consultant surgeon who is very well-known in Korea for his specialty of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, the most advanced modality of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries (MISS).
  • He is especially experienced and skilled in both Uniportal & Biportal Endoscopic Spine Surgeries and endoscopic fusions. These cutting-edge surgical methods cover most spine diseases such as Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (HNP) or Spinal Stenosis caused by degeneration of the spine. 
  • Dr. Cho will suggest various types of non-surgical treatments such as injections and Percutaneous Epidural Neuroplasty (PEN) if surgeries are not necessary. 
  • He has travelled locally and internationally presenting academic papers and delivering lectures, workshops and conferences. He is also a peer reviewer of world-famous spine journals


  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery 

  1. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Foraminotomy & Decompression (PELFD)
  2. Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Foraminotomy & Decompression (PECFD)
  3. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy (PELD)
  4.  Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy (PELD) 
  5. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Interbody Fusion 
  6. Percutaneous Biportal Endoscopic Surgery (PBES)
  • Microscopic Surgeries

  1. Open Lumbar Microdiscectomy (OLM) including Unidirectional Bilateral Foraminotomy (UBF) 
  2. Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF) & Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR)
  • Non-surgical Treatments 

  1. Cervical & Lumbar Epidural Injection
  2. Percutaneous Epidural Neuroplasty (Lumbar) & RACZ Catheter (Cervical) Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty