Dr. Albert Kwon, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 41
  
Dr. Kwon
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VMG Center for Digestive Health

140 E Ridgewood Ave Paramus, NJ 07652

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(201) 614-6130

Dr. Albert Kwon, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Brown University Medical School in 2005 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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(201) 614-6130

Dr. Kwon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Kwon performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Colectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon performs Colectomy more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Kwon performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Kwon performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Kwon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kwon treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon treats Constipation more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kwon treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon treats Hemorrhoids more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kwon treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kwon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Kwon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwon

4.1

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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What People Say About Dr. Albert Kwon, MD
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I was in severe pain, he gave me an appt day of when my doctor called him and was able to do my surgery that night. He really helped me and I really appreciate it. Kind doctor, too.
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Excellent doctor. He did my colon cancer surgery. Explain all procedures very well. calls you back quickly when u ask to speak with him.
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Saved my life. Would highly recommend!
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He is the worst doctor i've ever seen. He doesn't care if you are in pain or not. I think he doesn't have competency to be a doctor.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Albert Kwon, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Brown University Medical School in 2005 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2011
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
2006
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Brown University Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

VMG Center for Digestive Health140 E Ridgewood Ave Paramus, NJ 07652
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Chilton Medical Center

Pompton Plains, NJ

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)