Robert S. Kwon, MD is a board certified specialist in Radiation Oncology and associate physician at UCLA. He is the Medical Director at the Los Alamitos practice and has served as Oncology Committee Chairman at Los Alamitos Medical Center from 2006-2007 and on the History Committee of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) assisting in the fiftieth anniversary book ASTRO: A Celebration of 50 Years.
Dr. Kwon's specialty and technical expertise include Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Intensity Modulated Radiosurgery (IMRS), Real Time Permanent Seed Prostate Brachytherapy Implant, High Dose Rate (HDR) Temporary Interstitial/Intracavitary Brachytherapy Implant, Systemic Targeted Radionuclide Therapy (STaRT) including radioactive iodine ablation for thyroid cancer, and MammoSite® and Savi® Breast Brachytherapy. His areas of clinical expertise include the treatment of breast, prostate, lung, central nervous system, lymphomas, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, thyroid, skin, head & neck and recurrent/metastatic cancers. Dr. Kwon provides cutting edge technical expertise and knowledge with a compassionate humanistic side in treating patients with cancer.
Dr. Kwon received his undergraduate Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Kwon did his internship training at the University of Pennsylvania-Presbyterian Medical Center and completed his Radiation Oncology specialty training at the University of California, Irvine, where he also served as Chief Resident.
He has been recognized as one of The Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2013, Los Angeles SuperDoctors 2007 and Southern California SuperDoctors 2016.