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Fellowship Trained

  • Spine

Clinical Specialties

  • Spine
 

Education

  • University of Michigan - B.S. in Biology & B.A. in Art History
  • University of Virginia - Doctor of Medicine
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Residency
  • Panorama Spine Center | Denver, CO - Spine Fellowship
 

Bio

  • Dr. Kwon currently serves as a spine surgery consultant for the Charlotte Hornets basketball team.
 

Practice

  • Specializes in Spine
 

Research

Presentations

  • MERC Advanced MIS posterior course. Denver, CO. 2018 | Course Chairman
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery meeting (SOLAS). NYC, NY 2016 | Faculty
  • Society of Minimally invasive spine surgery – podium presentation 2014
    • The Use Of Lateral Interbody Fusion With Concomitant Smith-Peterson. Osteotomies To Improve Sagittal Balance And Increase Lumbar Lordosis.
  • SOLAS Meeting – podium presentation 2012
    • Creation of Lumbar Lordosis using eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion and Concomitant Smith Peterson Osteotomies
  • IMAST – podium presentation 2006
    • Postural versus instrumented reduction in thoracolumbar Burst fractures; a radiographic analysis.
  • Weidenbaum M, Kwon AJ, Lowenstein J, Sugalski M. 2002 
    • The hip-sacrum index - a fixed sagittal pelvic parameter.
    • IMAST 2002 (International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques), Switzerland.
  • Kwon AJ. Adjacent level degeneration of the cervical spine. 2005 Denver Spine Symposium. Denver, CO.
  • Kwon AJ. Cervical spine trauma: Diagnosis and management. 2005 Synthes Spine Trauma Course. Denver CO

Publications

  • Kwon, AJ. Et al. Indirect decompression and vertebral body endplate strength after lateral interbody spacer impaction: cadaveric and foam-block models. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 May;24(5):727-33
  • Kwon, A. et al. Mechanical loading differentially regulates 2006 membrane-bound and soluble RANKL availability in MC3T3-E1 cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Apr;1068:568-72.