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Posts by Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD


Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD, FRACS, FRCS, earned his MD with Honors from the University of Sydney, Australia and completed his orthopaedic residency at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney. Dr. Kwon completed his Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at MGH/Harvard Medical School. He then completed a second Hip Reconstruction Fellowship at the University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Kwon also earned a PhD from the University of Oxford, England. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS).

Dr. Kwon is Director of the Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, the Bioengineering Laboratory, as well as The Center for Metal-on-Metal Hip & Tribocorrosion. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Sir John Irvine Hunter Prize in conjunction with the title of Prosector, the AOA Travelling Fellowship Award, the Royal College of Surgeon's Traveling Fellowship Award, the New Investigator Recognition Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Kappa Delta Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the John Charnley Award from the US Hip Society.

Orthopaedic Care at Mass General

At Mass General, our world-class physicians and surgeons treat the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions throughout the body, from sprains and strains on the athletic field to carpal tunnel syndrome. Our team offers innovative, research-based treatments that range from limb-saving oncological procedures to complex spinal reconstruction.