JK plastic surgery’s glorious record, KAHF
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[by Lee Hye Jeong] Korean plastic surgery center, JK Plastic surgery, opened in Myeong dong 1998, have received numerous glorious trophy by treating under the name of ‘JK plastic surgery’ for more than 20 years.
JK Plastic Surgery Clinic, registered as No.0001 medical institute for foreign patients in 2009 with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, relocated its headquarters from Myeong-dong to Apgujeong that year. It also received the Recognition for excellence in Foreign Patient Attraction by the Ministry of Health and Welfare at Medical Korea in 2010 and received the appreciation plaque of ‘Best Institution for Attracting Foreign Patients’ from Korea Tourism Organization; recognized for attracting many patients in Korea and treating them right.
In 2011, it received ‘Excellence in Health Business’ plaque by Gangnam district. Meanwhile, JK plastic surgery constantly worked hard to show its Ambition to growth in different fields by launching Dr. JK cosmetics.
In 2012, JK received the Consumer Management Award as the First medical institution; 2013, it was selected as Best Hospital for International Patients by the Korean Ministry of Health at Medical Korea follow by Industry Award for Foreign Patient Awareness Excellence by the Korean Ministry of Health at Bio & Medical Korea in 2014: showing its best constantly by staying by the customers anytime.
JK plastic surgery continued its glorious history by receiving Grand prize BMA Medical Award in the Global Health Sector then recognized as the Best Hospital for International Patients by Gangnam; in 2016, it was certified International Certification of Excellent Enterprise in ‘Healthcare & Medical Tourism’ by European EBA for the first time in Korea. This led to selected as Excellent Hospital for attracting foreign patients (KAHF, Korea Accredited Hospital) for the first time among plastic surgery hospitals; it once again certified its righteous path of more than 20 years. Also, it got re-certified in 2019, showing is non-changing self.
The KAHF certifications, that JK plastic surgery received, was created to increase global competitiveness and trust by judging and selecting medical institutes that provide great service and safe treatment environment to the foreign patients. The judging criteria is on consistent hosting and management of foreign patients, safe guarantee activity, response to emergency situations, infection management, foreign patients characterization and patient safety structure. JK Plastic Surgery center have acquired above necessary scores on every mandated criteria.
The hospital is visited by patients from more than 100 countries; more than 70% of the patients are foreign patients. It carries out differentiated hospital operations, including multi language web page for the foreign patients, multi-language agreements, operation room design for the patient’s safety, the establishment of patient safety system and more.
Also, if you have certain country’s citizenship or speaks that certain language, a coordinator who is fluent in that language will be designated as one on one care. These coordinators are certified international medical tourism coordinator or passed certain standards such as one or more years of experience in international medical field. (Photo by JK Plastic Surgery Clinic)