Daniel Kwon, MD

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1537 Norfolk Street Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma LindaMD
    Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma LindaResidencyOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New YorkFellowshipHead and Neck Oncology and Microvasculary Surgery

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    Daniel Kwon, MD, FACS
    Assistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology
    Director of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
    USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology –
    Head and Neck Surgery

    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Head & Neck Cancer
    • Minimally Invasive / Robotics Surgery
    • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

    Daniel Kwon, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained head and neck cancer surgeon and his practice focuses on Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery.

    Dr. Kwon has clinical expertise in all aspects of head and neck surgery but has a special interest in treating thyroid cancer. He offers comprehensive thyroid and parathyroid surgery with minimally invasive thyroidectomy for smaller tumors as well as traditional open neck surgery for large invasive tumors. He is specially trained in robotic surgery, microvascular reconstruction, neck ultrasound and he performs in-office FNA biopsies.

    • American Head and Neck Society
    • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    • MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

    • Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center

    • Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Health Disparities


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    1. Malignancy Risk of Thyroid Nodules That Are Not Classifiable by the American Thyroid Association Ultrasound Risk Stratification System: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Thyroid. 2023 05; 33(5):593-602. Kwon D, Kulich M, Mack WJ, Monedero RM, Joyo E, Angell TE. PMID: 36855336; PMCID: PMC10171963.
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    2. Management of Recurrent Fibromatosis Colli with Innervated Vastus Lateralis Free Flap. Laryngoscope. 2023 08; 133(8):2025-2028. Kulich M, Gomez G, Kwon D. PMID: 36809674.
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    3. Implementation of a Telehealth Genetic Testing Station to Deliver Germline Testing for Men With Prostate Cancer. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 05; 19(5):e773-e783. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Gordon KM, Tong B, Borno HT, Beigh M, Fattah D, Schleicher A, Aggarwal RR, Blanco AM, Small EJ, Dhawan M. PMID: 36649492.
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    4. Finding the Balance on Extent of Initial Thyroidectomy for Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022 12 17; 108(1):e7-e8. Angell TE, Kwon DI. PMID: 36137000.
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    5. The effects of psychosocial determinants on post-operative complications of head and neck free flap patients. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Mar-Apr; 44(2):103721. Tang L, Castellanos C, Kwon D, Kokot N. PMID: 36473263.
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    6. Jehovah's witness head and neck free flap reconstruction patient outcomes. Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Jan-Feb; 44(1):103681. Lin ME, Tang L, Hasday S, Kwon DI, Selby RR, Kokot NC. PMID: 36335661.
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    7. Malignancy Rates by Bethesda Subcategory in the Pediatric Population. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2022 Jul 21; 10935266221116500. Park S, Osterbauer B, Sahyouni G, Paik C, Austin J, Gomez G, Shillingford N, Kwon D. PMID: 35861469.
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    8. Skeletal-related events after abiraterone or enzalutamide in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: A population-based study using the SEER-Medicare linked dataset. Urol Oncol. 2022 08; 40(8):379.e17-379.e24. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Paciorek A, Zhang L, Borno HT, Bucknor M, Small EJ, Aggarwal RR. PMID: 35750560.
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    9. Incidence of thymic tissue in pediatric thyroidectomy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 Jul; 158:111168. Sahyouni G, Osterbauer B, Park S, Paik C, Austin J, Kwon D, Gomez G. PMID: 35544968.
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    10. Thyroid tumor ratio: Improving the assessment of the impact of size in pediatric thyroid cancer. Head Neck. 2022 06; 44(6):1342-1348. Paik C, Osterbauer B, Sahyouni G, Park S, Gomez G, Kwon D, Austin J. PMID: 35322489.
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    11. Expanded use of telemedicine for thyroid and parathyroid surgery in the COVID-19 era and beyond. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Mar-Apr; 43(2):103393. Boles RW, Zheng M, Kwon D. PMID: 35168184; PMCID: PMC8830922.
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    12. Rate of Incidental Parathyroidectomy in a Pediatric Population. OTO Open. 2021 Oct-Dec; 5(4):2473974X211059070. Sahyouni G, Osterbauer B, Park S, Paik C, Austin J, Gomez G, Kwon D. PMID: 34805719; PMCID: PMC8597068.
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    13. Improved Swallow Outcomes with Early Intervention using Combined Swallow Therapy in Advanced Oropharyngeal Carcinoma. J Laryngol Otol. 2021 Oct 27; 1-22. Kwon DI, Villegas BC, Ouyoung LM, Sinha UK. PMID: 34702385.
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    14. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Submandibular Gland Preservation With Sialendoscopy for the Management of Sialolithiasis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 04; 166(4):662-668. Acevedo JR, Hsu AC, Yu JC, Rice DH, Kwon DI, Kung RW, Kokot NC. PMID: 34253114.
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    15. Prime Time for Consultation Audio Recordings: Supporting Shared Decision Making During and After the COVID-19 Era. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 04; 17(4):161-163. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Aggarwal RR, Esserman LJ, Belkora JK. PMID: 33332174.
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    16. Does One Size Fit All? Re-evaluating Prostate-specific Antigen Progression Thresholds for Clinical Trials. Eur Urol. 2020 12; 78(6):854-855. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Friedlander TW. PMID: 32958300.
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    17. Use of fibrin adhesive for preventing pharyngocutaneous fistula in total laryngectomy. Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Nov - Dec; 41(6):102674. Park J, Chang C, Kwon D. PMID: 32836041.
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    18. Cost effectiveness of intraoperative pathology in the management of indeterminate thyroid nodules. Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Aug; 64(4):356-361. Vuong CD, Watson WB, Kwon DI, Mohan SS, Perez MN, Lee SC, Simental AA. PMID: 32609146.
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    19. A TITAN step forward: apalutamide for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Dec; 7(Suppl 8):S364. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Friedlander T. PMID: 32016082; PMCID: PMC6976495.
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    20. Ethnic disparities among men with prostate cancer undergoing germline testing. Urol Oncol. 2020 03; 38(3):80.e1-80.e7. Kwon DH, Kwon DH, Borno HT, Cheng HH, Zhou AY, Small EJ. PMID: 31630993.
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    21. Mandibular muscle attachments in genial advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Laryngoscope. 2019 10; 129(10):2424-2429. Kim CH, Loree N, Han PS, Ostby ET, Kwon DI, Inman JC. PMID: 30604501.
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    22. Head and Neck Cancer. Salvage Surgery: Minimizing Wound Complications. 2019. Daniel Kwon, Eric Genden.
    23. Hypopharyngeal carcinoma: Do you know your guidelines? Head Neck. 2019 03; 41(3):569-576. Kwon DI, Miles BA, Education Committee of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS). PMID: 30570183.
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    24. Overcoming wound complications in head and neck salvage surgery. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Dec; 45(6):1135-1142. Kwon D, Genden EM, de Bree R, Rodrigo JP, Rinaldo A, Sanabria A, Rapidis AD, Takes RP, Ferlito A. PMID: 29692326.
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    25. Techniques for thyroid cancer involving extreme superior thyroid pole. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2018; 29(1):10-13. Daniel Kwon, Alfred Simental.
    26. Microvascular replantation of a composite facial avulsion in a 24-month-old child after dog bite. Microsurgery. 2018 Feb; 38(2):218-221. Macias D, Kwon DI, Walker PC, Peterson NR. PMID: 29230869.
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    27. Open Anterior Skull Base Reconstruction: A Contemporary Review. Semin Plast Surg. 2017 Nov; 31(4):189-196. Kwon D, Iloreta A, Miles B, Inman J. PMID: 29075157; PMCID: PMC5656442.
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    28. Six-Year Experience of Outpatient Total and Completion Thyroidectomy at a Single Academic Institution. Am Surg. 2017 Apr 01; 83(4):381-384. Frank E, Park J, Simental A, Vuong C, Lee S, Filho PA, Kwon D, Liu Y. PMID: 28424134.
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    29. Local Intraluminal Irrigation With Argatroban During Free Flap Repair in a Patient With Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 May; 126(5):407-410. Macias D, Kwon DI, Walker PC, Peterson NR. PMID: 28397565.
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    30. Operative Otolaryngology. Invasive Thyroid Cancer. 2017. Daniel Kwon, Steve Lee.
    31. Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy: Almost a Decade of Experience at an Academic Center. Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):949-952. Frank E, Park J, Simental A, Vuong C, Liu Y, Kwon D, Lin Y, Filho PA. PMID: 27779980.
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    32. A Model to Estimate L-Strut Strength With an Emphasis on Thickness. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 01; 18(4):269-76. Paul N, Messinger K, Liu YF, Kwon DI, Kim CH, Inman JC. PMID: 27077233.
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    33. Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Pain control during office-based procedures in unsedated patients: a cross-specialty review of the literature. 2016; 25:135-144. Elliot Yoo, Brianna Crawley, Daniel Kwon, Justin Hata.
    34. Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases. Treatment of the Lateral Neck in Thyroid Cancer. 2016. Daniel Kwon, Alfred Simental.
    35. Mycobacterium bovis cervical lymphadenitis: A representative case and review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov; 79(11):1798-801. Han PS, Orta P, Kwon DI, Inman JC. PMID: 26388186.
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    36. Characteristics of pilomatrixoma in children: a review of 137 patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Aug; 78(8):1337-41. Kwon D, Grekov K, Krishnan M, Dyleski R. PMID: 24954158.
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