Dr. Albert Kwon, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 42

Dr. Kwon
Accepting new patients

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 over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Brown University Medical School medical school in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities Chilton Medical Center and Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kwon to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Hospital Satisfaction
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Experience
Background

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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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 100% of his peers

Dr. Kwon treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Anoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon performs Anoscopy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kwon performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwon treats Hemorrhoids more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Kwon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystotomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallstones
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Kwon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwon

4.1

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
73.33333333333333%
(11)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(3)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (13)
  • Office environment (13)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (2)
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Great doctor.had successful rectal surgery.Always had the feeling whatever the outcome I had the best doctor
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Feb 27, 2020
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 08, 2019
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Saved my life. Would highly recommend!
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Nov 27, 2017
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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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What could be improved
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Albert Kwon, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Paramus, NJ and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Brown...Read more

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
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Awards

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What are Dr. Albert Kwon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kwon frequently treats Anal or Rectal Pain, Anoscopy, and Hemorrhoids. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kwon treats.

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Dr. Kwon's office is located at 140 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

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

Dr. Kwon is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Chilton Medical Center

Pompton Plains, NJ

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

26 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)