Keck School Faculty

Daniel Kwon
Daniel Kwon
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Clinician Educator)
1500 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Daniel Kwon, MD, FACS\nAssistant Professor, Clinical Otolaryngology\nDirector of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery\nUSC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology –\nHead and Neck Surgery\n\n\nAREAS OF EXPERTISE:\n• Thyroid Cancer\n• Parathyroid Disease\n• Head & Neck Cancer\n• Minimally Invasive / Robotics Surgery\n• Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery\n\n\nDaniel Kwon, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained head and neck cancer surgeon and his practice focuses on Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery. \n\nDr. 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. \n\nPROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS AND HONORS:\n• American Head and Neck Society\n• Fellow of American College of Surgeons\n• American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery\n• Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society\n\nEDUCATION:\n• MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA\n\nRESIDENCY:\n• Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center\n\nFELLOWSHIP:\n• Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY\n \nRESEARCH INTERESTS:\n• Thyroid Cancer\n• Health Disparities\n\n\n\n

Use of fibrin adhesive for preventing pharyngocutaneous fistula in total laryngectomy Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Aug 13; 41(6):102674. . View in PubMed

Cost effectiveness of intraoperative pathology in the management of indeterminate thyroid nodules Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Aug; 64(4):356-361. . View in PubMed

Mandibular muscle attachments in genial advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea Laryngoscope. 2019 10; 129(10):2424-2429. . View in PubMed

Hypopharyngeal carcinoma: Do you know your guidelines? Head Neck. 2019 03; 41(3):569-576.. View in PubMed

Head and Neck Cancer Salvage Surgery: Minimizing Wound Complications. 2019. . View in PubMed

Overcoming wound complications in head and neck salvage surgery Auris Nasus Larynx. 2018 Dec; 45(6):1135-1142. . View in PubMed

Microvascular replantation of a composite facial avulsion in a 24-month-old child after dog bite Microsurgery. 2018 Feb; 38(2):218-221. . View in PubMed

Techniques for thyroid cancer involving extreme superior thyroid pole Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2018; 29(1):10-13. . View in PubMed

Open Anterior Skull Base Reconstruction: A Contemporary Review Semin Plast Surg. 2017 Nov; 31(4):189-196. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Six-Year Experience of Outpatient Total and Completion Thyroidectomy at a Single Academic Institution Am Surg. 2017 Apr 01; 83(4):381-384. . View in PubMed

Operative Otolaryngology Invasive Thyroid Cancer. 2017. . View in PubMed

Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy: Almost a Decade of Experience at an Academic Center Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):949-952. . View in PubMed

A Model to Estimate L-Strut Strength With an Emphasis on Thickness JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 01; 18(4):269-76. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases Treatment of the Lateral Neck in Thyroid Cancer. 2016. . View in PubMed

Mycobacterium bovis cervical lymphadenitis: A representative case and review Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Nov; 79(11):1798-801. . View in PubMed

Characteristics of pilomatrixoma in children: a review of 137 patients Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Aug; 78(8):1337-41. . View in PubMed

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