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Education ?

Medical School Score Rankings
UMDNJ (2005)
Top 50%

Awards & Distinctions ?

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Association for Hand Surgery

Affiliations ?

Dr. Kwon is affiliated with 17 hospitals.

Hospital Affiliations



  • Baylor University Medical Center
    3500 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75246
    Top 25%
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital
    7777 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75230
    Top 25%
  • Baylor Medical Center At Garland
    2300 Marie Curie Dr, Garland, TX 75042
    Top 50%
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
    108 Denver Trl, Azle, TX 76020
    Top 50%
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
    1105 Central Expy N, Allen, TX 75013
    Top 50%
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center
    401 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Medical Center Of Plano
    3901 W 15th St, Plano, TX 75075
  • Lake Pointe Medical Center
    6800 Scenic Dr, Rowlett, TX 75088
  • Harris Methodist - Springwood
    1608 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX 76022
  • Presbyterian Hospital Of Rockwall
    3150 Horizon Rd, Rockwall, TX 75032
  • Methodist Richardson
    1100 Allied Dr, Plano, TX 75093
  • Texas Health Allen
  • Baylor Garland
  • Medical City Dallas
  • Baylor Plano
  • Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano
    4700 Alliance Blvd, Plano, TX 75093
  • Publications & Research

    Dr. Kwon has contributed to 2 publications.
    Title A Practical Guide to Wound Healing.
    Date June 2010
    Journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Understand the basic stages of wound healing. 2. Apply current techniques to achieve wound closure. 3. Manage patients with simple and complex wounds effectively. SUMMARY: While wound healing can still be divided into stages, numerous intrinsic and extrinsic factors must be considered as well if clinical success is to be reliably achieved. While a routine wound may require nothing more than a simple dressing, the more complex and challenging wounds may benefit from more advanced therapy, such as growth factor applications, specialized dressings, or adjunctive therapy. This article will attempt to provide a concise summary of the advances in the basic and clinical science of wound healing.

    Title Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke: a New York City Emergency Medicine Perspective.
    Date February 2006
    Journal The Journal of Emergency Medicine

    Nationally, only 2-3% of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) currently receive tissue plasminogen activator (TPA). To better understand the reasons, we investigated the practice patterns, level of familiarity and acceptance of TPA for AIS among emergency physicians in New York City (NYC). Fifty-seven 911-receiving hospital emergency department directors were surveyed regarding TPA use. Of those responding, 37% had never used TPA to treat AIS. Lack of neurological support was reported by 33%. Departments with formal protocols were more likely to use TPA for AIS. In conclusion, there is considerable variation in the practice, knowledge, and attitudes regarding the use of TPA for AIS in NYC emergency departments. Improved educational efforts and institutional support may be necessary to ensure the appropriate use of TPA by emergency physicians.

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