Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Yong K. Kwon

Yong K. Kwon

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
1520 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


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