Dr. Katherine Kwon, MD

Dr. Katherine Kwon, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(11)
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Dr. Katherine Kwon, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in Saint Joseph, MI and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 2001 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension and nephrology.

3800 Hollywood Rd Ste 104

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Contact Information

(269) 428-0819

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwon "I work as a consultant with your family physician to make sure the therapy for your kidney disease and/or high blood pressure works well with your other medications and treatments. I believe in treating the whole person, not just numbers."
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Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Swarthmore College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • American Society of Hypertension
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kwon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kwon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kwon to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kwon's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Niles, MI
DrKwon is very professional and very caring!
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in Wyoming
Uncaring and treats patients with little respect.
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My goal is to provide superior care to every patient, every time. I am sorry to learn that I did not meet your expectations in this regard. I invite you to call my office at 269-428-0819 and speak with either my office manager, Ronda, or myself. I pledge to listen to your feedback and work with my team to make sure I meet the high standards I have set as my professional goal.

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in St Joseph, MI
Dr. Kwon immediately began solving my problem on the first visit. She was very professional; spoke directly to me and explained what procedures she was going to follow. She was very confident and quickly made me trust her judgement.
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in Decatur, MI
She is very caring and I would recommend her to anyone who needs a nephrologist. Everyone on her staff shows the utmost professionalism.
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in Coloma, MI
In treating my illness - Retroperitoneal Fibrosis- Dr. Kwon is the epitome of a caring professional in every way, including diagnosis, treatment, and patient/caregiver interaction. She is thorough in taking a history, patient in providing answers to questions, and has even taken time to call me at...more
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