Jae K. Oh, M.D. is Samsung Professor in the Department of CV Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA. He is director of the Echo Core Lab and director of the Pericardial Clinic. Dr. Oh has research interest in echo, hemodynamics, diastolic function, valvular and pericardial diseases. He has authored over 500 manuscripts and the 4ed edition of “The Echo Manual” which is a standard textbook for echocardiography.
Dr. Oh has received many honors, including the Life-time Achievement Award from the European Society of Cardiology Myocardial-Pericardial working group and the Life-time Achievement Award from the American Society of Echo. He is most proud of mentoring more than 70 physicians at Mayo and around the world.
As a native Korean, he founded Heart Stroke Vascular Institute at the Samsung Medical Center and the first CV Imaging Center in Seoul, Korea.
He is currently the president of Asian Pacific Association of Echo and credits Drs. Hatle, Tajik, and Seward as his mentors.