Sang-Wahn Koo

Sang-Wahn Koo, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (772) 913-4648
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About Sang-Wahn Koo

Dr. Koo joined the faculty in 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at UF Health Center for Psychiatry and Addiction -Vero Beach. Dr. Koo is board certified in general psychiatry and in child and adolescent psychiatry. He attended medical school at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Griffin Memorial Hospital, Norman, Oklahoma and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. Throughout his training he developed an interest in autism spectrum disorder, depression, and schizophrenia as well as sleep disorders. Dr. Koo joined the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital in Seoul, South Korea in September of 2015 as a contract psychiatrist and helped the service men and women as well as their family members with mental health issues including PTSD.


2018 · American Psychiatric Society

Board Certifications

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Research Profile

Depression, Schizophrenia, Sleep Disorders

Areas of Interest
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders


Protection from UV-induced skin carcinogenesis by genetic inhibition of the ataxia telangiectasia and Rad3-related (ATR) kinase
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(33):13716-13721
Protection from photodamage by topical application of caffeine after ultraviolet irradiation.
The British journal of dermatology. 156(5):957-964
Iron Chelators Inhibit VCAM-1 Expression in Human Dermal Microvascular Endothelial Cells.
Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 120:871-879
The Morphologic Changes in Lamellar Bodies and Intercorneocyte Lipids after Tape Stripping and Occlusion with a Water VaporĀ­ impermeable Membrane.
Archives of Dermatological Research. 290:145-151
Detection of Antibodies to Human Melanoma Cells in Vitiligo and Alopecia Areata by Western Blot Analysis.
Journal of Dermatology. 23:100-103
Vitiligo Following Radiotherapy for Carcinoma of the Breast.
The British journal of dermatology. 135:852-853
The Effect on Liver Transaminases of Phototoxic Drugs used in Systemic Photochemotherapy.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 26:646-648


Fellowship – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2012 · Washington University
Residency – Psychiatry
2010 · Griffin Memorial Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine
2005 · University of California San Francisco Fresno
Medical School
1988 · Yonsei University

Contact Details

(772) 913-4648