Keck School Faculty

Daniel Kwon

Daniel Kwon

Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Clinician Educator)
1537 Norfolk Street Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Skeletal-related events after abiraterone or enzalutamide in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: A population-based study using the SEER-Medicare linked datasetUrol Oncol. 2022 08; 40(8):379. e17-379. e24. . View in PubMed

Ethnic disparities among men with prostate cancer undergoing germline testingUrol Oncol. 2020 03; 38(3):80. e1-80. e7. . View in PubMed

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 Apr 13. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Management of Recurrent Fibromatosis Colli with Innervated Vastus Lateralis Free Flap Laryngoscope. 2023 Feb 21. . View in PubMed

Implementation of a Telehealth Genetic Testing Station to Deliver Germline Testing for Men With Prostate Cancer JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jan 12; OP2200638. . View in PubMed

Jehovah's witness head and neck free flap reconstruction patient outcomes Am J Otolaryngol. 2023 Jan-Feb; 44(1):103681. . View in PubMed

Malignancy Rates by Bethesda Subcategory in the Pediatric Population Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2022 Jul 21; 10935266221116500. . View in PubMed

Incidence of thymic tissue in pediatric thyroidectomy Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 Jul; 158:111168. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Thyroid tumor ratio: Improving the assessment of the impact of size in pediatric thyroid cancer Head Neck. 2022 06; 44(6):1342-1348. . View in PubMed

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Submandibular Gland Preservation With Sialendoscopy for the Management of Sialolithiasis Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 04; 166(4):662-668. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Improved Swallow Outcomes with Early Intervention using Combined Swallow Therapy in Advanced Oropharyngeal Carcinoma J Laryngol Otol. 2021 Oct 27; 1-22. . View in PubMed

Rate of Incidental Parathyroidectomy in a Pediatric Population OTO Open. 2021 Oct-Dec; 5(4):2473974X211059070. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Use of fibrin adhesive for preventing pharyngocutaneous fistula in total laryngectomy Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Nov - Dec; 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

Eur Urol. 2020 12; 78(6):854-855. . View in PubMed

A TITAN step forward: apalutamide for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer Ann Transl Med. 2019 Dec; 7(Suppl 8):S364. . 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

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

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

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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