Dr. Gi-Beom Kim is a professor of the Department of Pediatrics at the Seoul National University Children’s Hospital and the Seoul National University College of Medicine. He received an M.D. and Ph.D. at Seoul National University. His main clinical interests are catheter intervention for congenital heart disease including percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation, cardiomyopathy, Kawasaki disease, adult congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. His main research interests are technical improvement of trans-catheter intervention for diverse structural heart disease, cardiomyopathy and investigation for pathogenesis of Kawasaki disease through Kawasaki disease epidemiology.