Chang Kee-ryo

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Chang Kee-ryo
Hangul 장기려
Hanja 張起呂
Revised Romanization Jang Gi-ryeo
McCune–Reischauer Chang Ki-ryŏ
Pen name
Hangul 성산[1]
Hanja 聖山
Revised Romanization Seongsan
McCune–Reischauer Sŏngsan

Chang Kee-ryo (14 August 1911 – 25 December 1995) was a prominent surgeon, educator, and philanthropist of South Korea.[2] He is the 1979 recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service and established Gospel hospital, in Busan, Korea, in 1951, during the Korean war.[3][4] In 1979, he won the Ramon Magsaysay Award "for his practical, personal Christian charity and in founding the Blue Cross Health Cooperative in Pusan." He was described as a person who tirelessly worked for those in need.[5]

Publications and related books[edit]

*Chang, Kee Ryo; Yang, Duck Ho/Park, Yong Hoon. (1963). Clinical Study of Primary Cancer of The Extrahepatic Biliary Tract. Korean Cancer Association Vol.2. Issue 2. p. 75 ~ p. 9

Awards and recognitions[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cho Hyung-Kyoon (조형균). "Seong San Dr. Chang Kee Ryo - Searching for the Secret of Life" (in Korean). Hanshin University, Theology Research (한신대학교 한신신학연구소). 
  2. ^ 장기려 그사람, 지강유철 저(The book about Chang Kee-ryo, written by Jigang Youcheol)
  3. ^ "CITATION for Chang Kee-Ryo". Manila, Philippines: Ramon Magsaysay Foundation. 31 August 1979. 
  4. ^ 장기려 張起呂 (1911 ~ 1995.12.25) (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. 
  5. ^ The Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Published under the auspices of the Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, 1979. pp. 18, 44
  6. ^ a b c Kim Jin-han (김진한) (in Korean) (2003-12-18) 고신복음병원,故장기려 박사 추모기도 The Christian Today