Fertility Innovator: Dr. Kwang Yul Cha
“Living today like yesterday will not lead us to a better future. We must continually strive to do our best and challenge ourselves.” Dr. Kwang Yul Cha.
Long recognized for his world-class achievements in stem cell and fertility research, Dr. Kwang Yul Cha is the founder and CEO of CHA Health Systems, a global healthcare network of fertility clinics around the globe.
Dr. Kwang Yul Cha is an internationally renowned fertility specialist who received his Medical Degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, and performed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California. Today, Dr. Cha is the Chief Executive Officer at CHA Medical Group. He also serves as the President at Infertility Medical Center, CHA General Hospital, and Scientific Director at CHA Fertility Center.
As one of the most visionary medical doctors and entrepreneurs of out time, Dr. Kwang Yul Cha, founded CHA Health Systems (CHS), one of the most respected healthcare conglomerates in Korea. Under his leadership, CHS has transformed into a global healthcare group that includes Comprehensive Anti-aging Life Centers, six medical centers in Korea including a fertility center, three international medical centers including two in the US and one in Japan, CHA University which offers every student a full scholarship, and four medical exam centers. In addition, there are fourteen medical and business divisions within the conglomerate.
Largest Fertility Clinic in Asia
On February 18, 2016, the CHA Fertility Center – Seoul Station in South Korea, had its official grand opening ceremony, making it the largest fertility clinic in Asia. As CEO of the CHA Health Systems, Dr. Kwang Yul Cha was on hand for the ceremony and dinner reception. The hospital plans to perform between 5,000 – 6,000 In-Vitro Fertilization procedures by 2017.
While addressing the grand opening ceremony, Dr. Cha said, “Everyone in this room surely recognizes the fundamental importance of reproductive medicine, especially in today’s society where increasingly low birth rate and changing environments emphasize the need for Assisted Reproductive Technology even more.”
Well Respected and Published
Dr. Cha’s extensive accomplishments in the world of fertility medicine have attracted global media coverage from the most respected media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, NBC, CBS, BBC and others.
Among numerous significant medical advances and accomplishments, Dr. Cha has written medical reviews, and articles for medical journals as well as books on fertility and stem cell research. Many of his articles on fertility and stem cell research can be found online at on his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/drkwangyulcha.
Dr. Cha’s Facebook page can help you find information on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine as well as the link between aging and fertility and the coming changes to the healthcare industry as a whole.
Not only acting as CEO, but Dr. Cha has also had a distinguished career in academia. He was President of the Infertility Medical Center at CHA General Hospital, Chancellor of the College of Medicine at CHA University and he was a visiting professor at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he established and operated CHA-Columbia Fertility Center in collaboration with Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.