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Deborah Kwon, MD, is a cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. Her clinical interests include cardiac MRI and CT, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and women and heart disease.
Dr. Kwon earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich. She completed her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, followed by fellowships in cardiology and cardiovascular imaging at Cleveland Clinic. She was appointed to the staff in 2010.
Since 2002 Dr. Kwon has published nearly two dozen papers and book chapters. She also has presented at the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology meetings every year since 2006.
A dedicated researcher, Dr. Kwon has earned numerous prestigious awards for her work dating back to her residency and fellowships, including first place in the 2008 Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Fellowship Research Competition. In 2009 she placed first in the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Moderated Poster Competition and in 2010 won the Journal of the American College of Cardiology’s prestigious Young Author Achievement Award for Cardiovascular Imaging. She was also awarded the 2010 ACCF/GE Healthcare Cardiovascular Career Development Award for her research in the effect of gender and scar burden in severe ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Kwon is Board Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.
Heart Valve Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiovascular Imaging, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Echocardiogram, Nuclear Imaging - Heart
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
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