Daniel Kwon

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Clinician Educator)
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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. Kim CH, Loree N, Han PS, Ostby ET, Kwon DI, Inman JC. Mandibular muscle attachments in genial advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Laryngoscope. 2019 10; 129(10):2424-2429. PMID: 30604501.
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    2. Daniel Kwon, Eric Genden.Head and Neck Cancer. Salvage Surgery: Minimizing Wound Complications. 2019.
    3. Kwon DI, Miles BA. Hypopharyngeal carcinoma: Do you know your guidelines? Head Neck. 2019 03; 41(3):569-576. PMID: 30570183.
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    4. Kwon D, Genden EM, de Bree R, Rodrigo JP, Rinaldo A, Sanabria A, Rapidis AD, Takes RP, Ferlito A. Overcoming wound complications in head and neck salvage surgery. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Dec; 45(6):1135-1142. PMID: 29692326.
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    5. Daniel Kwon, Alfred Simental.Techniques for thyroid cancer involving extreme superior thyroid pole. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2018; 29(1):10-13.
    6. Macias D, Kwon DI, Walker PC, Peterson NR. Microvascular replantation of a composite facial avulsion in a 24-month-old child after dog bite. Microsurgery. 2018 Feb; 38(2):218-221. PMID: 29230869.
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    7. Kwon D, Iloreta A, Miles B, Inman J. Open Anterior Skull Base Reconstruction: A Contemporary Review. Semin Plast Surg. 2017 Nov; 31(4):189-196. PMID: 29075157.
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    8. Frank E, Park J, Simental A, Vuong C, Lee S, Filho PA, Kwon D, Liu Y. Six-Year Experience of Outpatient Total and Completion Thyroidectomy at a Single Academic Institution. Am Surg. 2017 Apr 01; 83(4):381-384. PMID: 28424134.
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    9. Macias D, Kwon DI, Walker PC, Peterson NR. 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. PMID: 28397565.
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    10. Daniel Kwon, Steve Lee.Operative Otolaryngology. Invasive Thyroid Cancer. 2017.
    11. Frank E, Park J, Simental A, Vuong C, Liu Y, Kwon D, Lin Y, Filho PA. Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy: Almost a Decade of Experience at an Academic Center. Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):949-952. PMID: 27779980.
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    12. Paul N, Messinger K, Liu YF, Kwon DI, Kim CH, Inman JC. A Model to Estimate L-Strut Strength With an Emphasis on Thickness. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 01; 18(4):269-76. PMID: 27077233.
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    13. Elliot Yoo, Brianna Crawley, Daniel Kwon, Justin Hata.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.
    14. Daniel Kwon, Alfred Simental.Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases. Treatment of the Lateral Neck in Thyroid Cancer. 2016.
    15. Han PS, Orta P, Kwon DI, Inman JC. Mycobacterium bovis cervical lymphadenitis: A representative case and review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov; 79(11):1798-801. PMID: 26388186.
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    16. Kwon D, Grekov K, Krishnan M, Dyleski R. Characteristics of pilomatrixoma in children: a review of 137 patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Aug; 78(8):1337-41. PMID: 24954158.
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