Younghoon  Kwon

Younghoon Kwon, MD

Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.1000
Primary Location:
Heart and Vascular Center Fontaine

500 Ray C. Hunt Drive

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.243.1000
Fax:
434.244.7551
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Critical Care; Sleep Medicine
Research Interests:

Sleep-cardiovascular interaction from epidemiological and physiological perspectives; heart, lung and brain interaction in mechanically supported patients; and interdisciplinary approaches toward quality improvement in cardiovascular care

Clinical Practice:
Heart Attack, Sleep Studies, Echocardiography, Sleep Disorders
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Dr. Kwon joined UVA in 2015. He is an assistant professor of cardiology and his clinical work focuses on cardiac, neuro and general critical care; cardiology–echocardiography; and sleep-cardiovascular interaction.

A native of Korea, Dr. Kwon attended medical school at Kyungpook National University in Taegu, Korea, and earned a master’s in clinical research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He completed a fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and fellowships in sleep medicine and cardiology at the University of Minnesota.

Outside of work, Dr. Kwon enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing violin and tennis.

Education
Primary:
Kyungpook National University
Residency:
Drexel University
Fellowships:
Hennepin County Medical Center; University of Pittsburgh; University of Minnesota