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Dae Hyoun Jeong, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Family & Community Medicine

Additional Title:

Medical Director of University Family Medicine (UFM)


29 S. Paca Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Phone (Primary):



(410) 328-8792

Education and Training

Chonnam National University College of Medicine, MD, combined pre-Med and Medicine, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2009  

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield, Family Medicine Residency, 2011-2014

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield, Chief Resident, 2013-2014

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Quincy, Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2014-2015

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, 2015-2016

University of California Irvine Medical Center, Emergency Ultrasound Sabbatical Fellowship, 2016 

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Diploma in Sports Medicine, IOC Sp Phy, 2017


Dr. Jeong is originally from South Korea. After Dr. Jeong obtained his medical degree at Chonnam National University College of Medicine in Gwangju, South Korea in 2009,  he came to the US in 2011 and completed his family medicine residency at SIU-SOM Springfield in 2014, sports medicine fellowship at SIU-SOM Quincy in 2015, geriatric medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 2016 and Emergency Ultrasound Sabbatical Fellowship at University of California Irvine Medical Center in 2016. In addition, he successfully completed a 2-year diploma program in sports medicine offered by International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medical Commission in 2017. He has expertise in exercise counseling and prescriptions for special populations such as older adults and cancer survivers and utilization of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in sports medicine, primary care and resource-limited settings.

Prior to joining the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he served the Department of Family and Community medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU-SOM) in Springfield, Illinois as assistant professor, director of sports and musculoskeletal medicine, director of geriatrics and palliative medicine and director of point-of-care ultrasound program at SIU Center for Family Medicine Springfield (FQHC Center). Also, he was medical director of Lewis Memorial Chrisitian Village, a long term care and subacute rehab facility.  

As a former 2nd-degree blackbelt in Taekwondo, Dr. Jeong has great interest and passion in Taekwondo Medicine. Since September 2017, Dr. Jeong has been involved in  World Taekwondo (WT) as chairman of Medical and Anti-Doping Committee and contributed to safety and health protection of World Taekwondo athletes. Dr. Jeong has involved in the Olympics and Paralympics since 2018. He was appointed Venue Medical Officer of the Olympic Sliding Center for Luge, Skeleton and Bobsled at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. Also, He participated in 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games as International Federation (IF) Medical Officer of Taekwondo Games.

Research/Clinical Keywords

sports ultrasound, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), exercise counseling and prescription, injury prevention, health promotion, taekwondo medicine, degenerative arthritis, tendinopathy, prehabilitation, rehabilitation, fall prevention

Highlighted Publications

Jeong D.H., Chitturi S. Eye (Ocular), Practical Point-of-Care Medical Ultrasound, Daniels J., Hoppmann R (Eds.), Springer, Cham. 2016

Jeong, D.H., Arguilles, C.S, et al, Ocular Ultrasound – Retinal Detachment and Vitreous Hemorrhage, Ultrasound for Primary Care, Bornemann, P. (Ed.), Lippincott, 2020

DeCastro, A.O, Jeong, D.H., et al, Musculoskeletal Aspirations and Injections, Ultrasound for Primary Care, Bornemann, P. (Ed.), Lippincott, 2020

Jeong, H.S.; Ha, S.; Jeong, D.H.; O’Sullivan, D.M.; Lee, S.Y., Injury and Illness in World Taekwondo Junior Athletes: An Epidemiological Study, J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 2134.

Jeong HS, O’Sullivan DM, Jeong DH, Lee SY, Sports Injuries and Illinesses After Implementation of the Web-Based Surveillance System in World Taekwondo, J Athl Train (2021) 56 (11): 1232–1238.

Jeong, D.H., Miller-Spears, E.M, POCUS in Sports Medicine, Basics of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, pp. (257-281), Daniels, J., Dexter,W. (Eds). Springer, 2021

Additional Publication Citations

Muller M.H., Jeong D.H., Book chapter: The Preparticipation Physical Exam, Common Musculoskeletal Problems,]Daniels J. (Ed.), Springer, Cham. 2015

Jeong, D, Albers, J, what is the most effective management of an acute fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal?, Evidence-Based Practice: November 2014-Vol 17-Issue 11- p12-13

Cong, L, Jeong, D, Does osteopathic manipulation treatment improve postoperative outcomes and decrease hospital length of stay cardiac surgery?, Evidence-Based Practice: February 2021-Volume 24-Issue 2-p43-44


Research Interests

Utilization and POCUS in sports medicine and primary care 

Vitamins and mineral deficiency and supplementation in athletes and older adults populations

Assessment methods and Intervention modalities for Sarcopenia, Frailty and Osteoporosis

Patient oriented outcome with prehabilitation and rehabilitation for older adults

Impact of exercise prescriptions and counseling for older adults and vulnerable population in primary care 

Epidemiology of injuries and illnesses in taekwondo ahtletes

Clinical Specialty Details

Board Certfied in Family Medicine (ABFM) and Fellow of AAFP (FAAFP)

Certification in Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine, ABFM

Certification in Added Qualification (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine, ABFM 

Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography (RMSK), ARDMS/APCA

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in Abdomen, ARDMS/APCA

Certified in Emergecy Medicine (EM) POCUS, APCA

Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, ACSM

Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, ACSM/ACS

Certified Medical Director (CMD), AMDA (ABPLM)

Awards and Affiliations

Resident Teacher Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), 2014

Providence Governor Award, Governor of Jeollabuk-Do Province Government, South Korea, 2017

New Faculty Scholar Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Foundation, 2019

Letter of Appreciation, IOC (International Olympic Committee) Medical and Scientific Department, 2019 

Letter of Support, IOC (International Olympic Committee) Medical and Scientific Department, 2021

Chairman, World Taekwondo (WT) Medical and Anti-Doping Committee (2017-Current)

Chairman, Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) Medical Committee (2017-Current)

Grants and Contracts

(Co-Inv: 20%) Imagery Assisted Virtual Reality protocol on geriatric patient’s recovery time, pain perception, and efficacy after undergoing total hip or total joint replacement, SIUSOM-SIUE Collaboration Support Grant (SCSG), Total Direct Costs: $24,435.02, 01/01/17 - 06/31/18

In the News

Community Service

Captain, Medical Station #5, Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Chicago, IL, 2017

Medical Commissioner and Official Medical Director, World Taekwondo Championships, Muju, Korea, 2017

Venue Medical Officer, Olympic Sliding Center (Bobsled, Skeleton, Luge), 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics, PyeongChang, Korea, 2018

International Federation (IF) Medical Officer of World Taekwondo (WT) for 2019 Lima Pan American Games and Para Pan American Games, Lima, Peru, 2019      

International Federation (IF) Medical Officer of World Taekwondo (WT) for Olympic and Paralympic Taekwondo Games, 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Chiba, Japan, 2021

Professional Activity


Jeong, D.H., Smith, T., Putting one step in front of the other: Fall Prevention and Risk Assessment, SIU-SOM 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference, Memorial Center for Learning and Innovations, Springfield, IL, 2017

Jeong, D.H., Common Musculoskeletal Problems in Primary Care, American College of Physicians (ACP) Illinois Chapter Meeting, East Peoria, IL, 2018

Jeong, D.H., Exercise for Healthy Aging, AARP, Springfield, IL, 2018

Jeong, D.H., Sports Medicine Practice By Family Physician, Toyota Hospital Open Resident Day, Toyota Hospital Family Medicine, Toyota city, Japan, 2019

Jeong, D.H., Exercise Counseling and Prescriptions for women over 50, SIU 17th Annual Women’s Health Conference, Springfield, IL, 2019



Jeong, D.H., Schultz, B.J. et al, To treat or not to treat : Incidental finding of bone lesion, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, 2015

Ramammorthy, E.N, Jeong, D.H., et al, Review of 300 cases of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in primary care outpatient setting, British Association of Sports & Exercise Medicine Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK, 2015

Jeong, D.H.,Lauren H, et al, Sonographic finding of left 1st MTP joint of 48-year-old amateur boxer; Gout or Turf Toe?, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2016

Jeong, D.H., Doggett, P, et al, Recurrent SIADH after Switching Citalopram to Very Low Dose Duloxetine in the Elderly, American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, Long beach, CA, 2016

Jeong, D.H., Salzman, B, et al, Utilization of Exercise Prescriptions for Older Adults, American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, Long beach, CA, 2016

Jeong, D.H., Leg Length Discrepancy and Radiating Pain in Right Distal Lower Extremity After Multiple Right Hip Surgeries, American Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 2018

Jeong, D.H., How to make “Welcome to Medicare” and Medicare Wellness Visit” more efficiently? Updates in Primary Care, SIU School of Medicine CME Series, John A Logan College, Carterville, IL, 2018

Jeong, D.H., Olympic Taekwondo: Taekwondo Medicine, Session #6: Reaching the Full Spectrum of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2018

Jeong, D.H., How to develop and establish a practical hands-on based FM POCUS curriculum and training program in a FM residency program, Scholarly Topic Breakfast Roundtable, STFM (Society of Teachers in Family Medicine) Annual Spring Conference, 2019

Saeed, S, Mohammed, A, Jeong, D.H., Syncope secondary to Rivastigmine use in older adults, American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR 2019

Jeong, D.H., Albers, J et al, The evaluation of dyspnea and edema by Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Geriatric Ambulatory Care Setting, American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 2019

Hui, J, Jeong, D.H., Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Evaluate a Curious Case of Back Pain in a Hockey Player, American College of Sports Medicine’s 68th Annual Meeting, 2021



Jeong, D.H.,Ramammorthy, E.N., et al, Point-of-Care Ultrasonography: An Adjunct tool for musculoskeletal examination, The 3rd World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education (WCUME), Portland,OR, 2014                     

Jeong, D.H., POCUS for injured athletes in the Taekwondo competition, The 1st World Taekwondo Team Doctor’s meeting and Medical Conference, Muju, South Korea, 2017, 

Jeong, D.H., The role and value of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Taekwondo injuries at the 2017 Muju, World Taekwondo Championships, 2017 IOC Research Centres Meeting, Seoul, South Korea, 2017, 

Jeong, D.H., How to Utilize Exercise Prescriptions for Older Adults to Promote Structured Physical Activity and Improve Their Chronic Conditions & Functional Status? WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors, Seoul, South Korea, 2018

Jeong, D.H., The Application and Value of Using Portable Ultrasound in Various Primary Care Settings, WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors, Seoul, Korea, 2018

Hui, J, Jeong, D.H., Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in a Weight Lifter with Suspected Rupture of Pectoralis Major Insertion, 7th World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education, Irvine, CA. 2019

Jeong, D.H., Trauma and Acute Injury Related Point-of-Care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in a Resource-Limited Sporting Event Setting, 7th World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education, Irvine, CA, 2019

Jeong, D.H., Injuries and Illnesses Prevention Initiatives in World Taekwondo,International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Committee and International Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons Meeting, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 2020

Jeong, D.H., COVID-19 Prevention, GCS International Achievement Program, Global Common Society (GCS) International (UN Recognized NGO), Virtual Seminar, 2020,

Jeong, D.H., Invited guest speaker, Case Study: Limiting and Mitigating Exposure in Sports during COVID19 Pandemic, IF (International Federation) Forum 2020, SportsAccord, Virtual Meeting,

Jeong, D.H., COVID Mitigation Strategies, Prevention Guidelines and Safety Protocols for World Taekwondo Athletes, The 3rd World Taekwondo Annual Taekwondo Medicine Online Seminar, 2021