Dr. Jinwoo An

Departments: Orthopedics Department
Languages: English, Korean
Speciality: Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon
Availability: Part Time

More About The Doctor:

Dr. Jinwoo An, MD, is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon and spine surgeon at HMS Al Garhoud Hospital. Dr. An has meticulous and extensive training from South Korea for treating spinal disorders using the latest endoscopic technique, where it’s possible to treat most spine issues without major surgery, using only 1 or 2 small incisions which may only require a single stitch. Dr. An is one of a handful of surgeons in the region to use this effective technique, the others are also from Korea. His services include endoscopic, minimally invasive, and traditional spine surgery. He also assists patients with a safe but effective pain management philosophy and style.

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Discectomy (PECD/PETD/PELD) (over 1,200 cases)
  • Unilateral Biportal Endoscopy (UBE) (over 500 cases)
  • Biportal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (BESS)
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery (ESS)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
  • Endoscopic Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (Endo TLIF)
  • Endoscopic Posterior Lumber Interbody Fusion (Endo PLIF)
  • Interventional Spine Therapy Services
  • CT-guided Procedures (Nerve Root Block)
  • Percutaneous Epidural Neuroplasty (PEN)
  • Balloon Percutaneous Epidural Neuroplasty (BPEN)
  • Lumbar Nucleoplasty
  • Pain management and control
  • Digital 3D C-arm guided Procedures

Professional Experience:

  • Head Director of Spine Center, Nanoori Korean Orthopedics and Spine, HMS DxBone Center, Dubai, UAE (Feb. 2020 – Present)
  • Head Director of Spine Center, Seoul NOW Hospital, Bundang, South Korea (2019)
  • Head Director of Spine Center, Bur Team Hospital, Suwon, South Korea (2016-2018)
  • Spine Surgeon, Bucheon Central Hospital, Bucheon, South Korea (2011-2016)
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery course certification, St. Anna Hospital, Herne, Germany
  • Adjunct Professor, Orthopaedic Department, Dankook University of Korea, Cheonan, South Korea

Professional Membership:

  • Korean Orthopedic Surgery Association member
  • Korean Spine Surgery Association member
  • Korean Sports Medicine Association member
  • Korea Society of Endoscopic Spine Surgery member
  • Member and Director of Unilateral Biportal Endoscopy (UBE) Research Society
  • AO Spine member


  • M.D., Dankook University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea (2000)
  • Internship, Dankook University Hospital, Korea (2000-2001)
  • Resident, Dankook University Hospital, Korea (2001-2005)
  • Master of Medicine, Dankook University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea (2005)
  • AO Trauma Master Course certification