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Murray Kwon, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Murray Kwon is a well-known thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical diploma from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1996. Dr. Kwon completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in thoracic surgery, both at Stanford University. He is certified by the American Board in thoracic and cardiac surgery. His subspecialties are: adult cardiac surgery, aortic surgery, and cardiopulmonary transplantation. This doctor works at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. He has published many articles in cooperation with other doctors. He is a member of the following medical groups: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association and International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Besides English, she can speak Korean.

  • Education & Training


    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Medical School


    Stanford University



    Stanford University


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Murray Kwon has contributed to 3 publications.

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Iron Oxide-Labeled Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Progenitors.

    Skelton, R. J.,Khoja, S.,Almeida, S.,Rapacchi, S.,Han, F.,Engel, J.,Zhao, P.,Hu, P.,Stanley, E. G.,Elefanty, A. G.,Kwon, M.,Elliott, D. A.,Ardehali, R.; Stem Cells Transl Med. 2015 Nov 20.

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    Characterization of ventricular assist device-mediated sensitization in the bridge-to-heart-transplantation patient.

    Kwon, M. H.,Zhang, J. Q.,Schaenman, J. M.,Cadeiras, M.,Gjertson, D. W.,Laks, H.,Ardehali, A.,Deng, M. C.,Shemin, R. J.,Reed, E. F.; J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2015 Feb 24.

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    Selecting oversized donor cardiac allografts for patients with pulmonary hypertension may be unnecessary.

    Kwon, M. H.,Wong, S.,Kittleson, M.,Ardehali, A.,Laks, H.,Shemin, R. J.,Kobashigawa, J.; Transplant. Proc.. 2014 Jun 18.

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    International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    Western Thoracic Surgical Association