Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery


  • University of California, San Diego, CA, 2003

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Surgery, MI, 2009


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

About Me

Biographical Statement
I specialize in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Cytoreductive Cancer Surgery for HIPEC

Dr. David Kwon is a board-certified surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist. He also is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. 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 interests focus on the care and surgical management, including cytoreductive cancer surgery for HIPEC, of patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies, including gastric, duodenal, biliary, and pancreatic cancers.


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.



  • Medical Director, Center for Cancer Surgery
  • Division Head, Surgical Oncology
  • Director, Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic


Research Interests
Dr. Kwon's research is focused on surgical quality of care, outcomes, and racial disparities. He hopes to translate his findings to improve the overall care of cancer patients.




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


Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202

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