Dr. Yong Kwon, MD

Dr. Yong Kwon, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Yong Kwon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fayetteville, AR and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Washington in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

1695 E Rainforest Rd

Fayetteville, AR 72703

Contact Information

(479) 445-6460

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kwon does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kwon has no awards or honors listed.

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
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kwon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kwon Says:

Thank you for all your comments. I'm sincerely humbled. I will sustain my very best efforts in providing the utmost excellent level of care to all that I'm privileged to treat. God bless.


Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Kwon is 45 minutes late arriving to the hospital. This was his first procedure of the day.
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Saved my life correcting another surgeons handiwork. Highly recommend hope to avoid future surgery but if I can't, hope he's there and performing the procedure!
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I had gastric bypass 3 years ago. My life is so awesome now. I don't take any insulin or blood pressure meds now. I have kept off the over 100 lbs I lost after surgery. My only regret is that I waited so long to have the surgery. Dr. Kwon is a very kind and caring.
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Dr. Kwon has superb 'bedside manner'. He removed my gall bladder with no issues, but I was most impressed by the respect and kind regard he gave me, and the confidence he instilled in me prior to the procedure. For this simple surgery he made me feel like his most important patient.
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He is top- notch. We owe my husband's life to this incredibly talented, fast thinking surgeon. His level of concern and diligence earned our trust. Dr.Kwon's bedside manner is above reproach, he always made the entire family feel at ease and explained each step of my husband's progress. I realize...more
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