Dr. Kwak's Outstanding Training & Awards
After graduating cum laude from Tufts University, Kwak began his medical education at Indiana University School of Medicine where he immediately rose to garner the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Award and the Eli Lilly/K.K. Chen Pharmacology Award. Dr. Kwak then chose to complete his graduate studies in his favorite city of New York, serving one year of general surgery at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan before winning admission to The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he would complete one of the country’s most prestigious residencies in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Following this initial residency, Dr. Kwak was then invited to study under the renowned Dr. Russell Kridel, sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was chosen to this elite fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Center in Houston. After his fellowship, Dr. Kwak served as a visiting surgeon in Seoul, Korea, broadening his knowledge and skill at the most famous institutions in the nation.