Henry Ford surgeon, David Kwon, M.D.

David S Kwon, MD, FACS

medical group
4.9 / 5

Specialties: Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education

  • University of California, San Diego, CA, 2003

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Surgery, MI, 2009

Fellowships

  • University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology, TX, 2011

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Biographical Statement

David Kwon, MD, FACS, FSSO is a board-certified surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist. He received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Columbia University and earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency in general surgery at Henry Ford Hospital where he received multiple research and clinical awards. He completed a surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center where he developed clinical expertise in the multidisciplinary care of cancer patients.

Dr. Kwon's clinical interest is in the multidisciplinary management of solid tumors.  He is recognized as an expert in surgery and multidisciplinary management of complex patients with pancreatic, gastric, and rare cancers.  Dr. Kwon and his teams are committed to providing evidence-based, state of the art care for all cancer patients.

Titles

  • Physician in Charge, Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion
  • Clinical Director, Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center
  • Division Head, Surgical Oncology
  • Interim Deputy Director--Surgical Oncology Specialties, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
  • Medical Director, Cancer Care Pathways
Care Philosophy

Dr. Kwon specializes in assessment, treatment planning, and surgical services in a multidisciplinary setting. He’s dedicated to providing compassionate care for his patients, while perfecting new techniques to improve survival, shorten recovery times and minimize treatment-related side effects. He treats all his patients with the utmost respect and works with them in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere to provide the best possible care.

Research Interests

As the Clinical Director of the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center, Dr. Kwon is leading the effort to bring together the world's best minds to accelerate the pace of discovery in early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer. His personal research interests are related to identification of radiographic biomarkers indicating early presence of disease, health and healthcare disparities, and surgical outcomes.

Languages

English

Gender

Male
Videos

David Kwon, MD - Surgical Oncology, Henry Ford Health System

Minds of Medicine: A New Approach for Rare Cancers

Inoperable: Ken’s Pancreas Cancer

Blog Posts
  • Pancreatic Cancer 101

    Surgical oncologist and pancreatic cancer specialist Dr. David Kwon explains the basics about this rare but notoriously tough to beat type of cancer. He answers questions including how this cancer is detected, who is at risk and what treatment advances have been made in recent years.

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Locations

Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Detroit
2800 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
K8
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
K16
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Bloomfield Twp
1961 S Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Twp, MI 48302

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.9 out of 5
122 Ratings
86 Comments

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11/12/2021

Great

11/12/2021

First visit with Dr Kwon and the cancer support team. The entire group and process was outstanding. They were very understanding of my fears since learning of my diagnosis and took the time to discuss the process and treatment.

10/21/2021

Very good and caring.

10/13/2021

Okay - I would have liked a more personal experience with the doctor.

10/05/2021

Excellent is not even enough to say about the whole of the experience

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