Korean hospitals are equipped with well-qualified and professional doctors, surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Scientific Citation Index Expanded Article Publications Per Doctor for Select Asian Countries, 1997-2008
Source : Journal of Korean Soclety of Medical Informatics 2009, 15(3):321-340)
Korea has more Science Citation Indexed (SCI) papers per doctor compared with Japan, Thailand and China.
6,732 medical research papers published in SCI, ranked 13th in the world (2009)