Dr. Deborah Chon grew up in the South Bay. She earned her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College and her master's degree at Boston University in Massachusetts. She then completed her medical school training at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. She returned to Los Angeles to complete her residency training in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Endocrinology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Chon then joined faculty at UCLA and practices general endocrinology in the South Bay.
Dr. Chon's clinical interests include thyroid and parathyroid disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, pituitary disease, reproductive endocrinology, and transgender medicine. Her research interests have included diabetes and thyroid disease. She speaks fluent Korean and is conversationally fluent in Spanish.