Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD

Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in nephrology.Read his story

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 304

Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Acute Kidney Failure
more than 54% of peers
more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Chon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chon "Dr. Chon is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), and serves as the Medical Director of the Renal Transplant Program at Saint Luke's Health System. He is an experienced transplant nephrologist and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. His research interests include ethics in transplantation, BK virus nephropathy, and vaccinations in transplant patients. He has served as Chairman for the American Society of Transplanation (AST) Trainee and Young Faculty Community of Practice."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chon "I believe in helping my patients to be well-informed and be an active participant in their pre- and post-transplant care."


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated



Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Rochester Strong Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Rochester Strong Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Harvard Beth Israel Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa,
Media & Publications
  • Investigational methods in diagnosis of acute renal allograft rejection, 11/2007
  • On the intra-operative molecular status of renal allografts after vascular reperfusion and clinical outcomes, 2005
  • Influenza immunization practices in the renal and kidney-pancreas transplant programs in the U.S.: changing trends over the past decade, 2010
  • Acute renal allograft rejection: diagnosis, 11/2007
  • Acute renal allograft rejection: treatment, 11/2007
  • Rapamycin is an effective inhibitor of human renal cancer metastasis., 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chon's Reviews

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Dr. Chon's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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