Professor Baek is a radiologist and professor at University of Ulsan College of Medicine (Korea), who is dedicated in thyroid and head/neck imaging and intervention. He has been working in the field for 18 years. He also has been serving on multiple national and international committees and recently became a vice president of Korean Society of Thyroid Radiology.
He has established advanced diagnostic and interventional techniques including core needle biopsy, ethanol ablation and radiofrequency ablation of thyroid and neck diseases. He has published about 170 scientific papers and 5 book chapters. He has longstanding research relationships with multiple international collaborators who are in charge of diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases. He has conducted training program of thyroid including thyroid imaging, biopsy and non-surgical treatment (ethanol and radiofrequency ablation) in Asan Medical Center (Seoul, Korea) and Europe. Recently, he developed thyroid CAD system (S-Detect for thyroid) using an artificial intelligence.