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Leon C Hwang, MD Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Leon C Hwang, MD

Hematology/Oncology
Gaithersburg, MD (3 other locations)

About Dr. Leon C Hwang MD

Dr. Leon C Hwang, MD is a doctor primarily located in Gaithersburg, MD, with other offices in Largo, MD and Washington, DC(and 2 other locations). He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology.

Dr. Hwang has received 5 awards.

Locations

Dr. Leon C Hwang has 4 locations

Gaithersburg Medical Center 655 Watkins Mill Rd Gaithersburg, MD 20879
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Kaiser Permanente Largo Oncology 1221 Mercantile Ln Largo, MD 20774
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center 700 2nd St NE Washington, DC 20002
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Tysons Corner Medical Center 8008 Westpark Dr Mc Lean, VA 22102
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Leon C Hwang has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
Hematology/Oncology

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Leon C Hwang has the following 8 expertise

  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Myeloma
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Leukemia
  • Blood Cancer
  • Lymphoma

Awards

5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

30 Years Experience

Johns Hopkins Health System

Residency

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School

Graduated in 1991

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More about Dr. Leon C Hwang

Dr. Hwang graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School in 1991. He works in Gaithersburg, MD and 3 other locations and specializes in Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Washington Adventist Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital.

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