Young W. Kwon, MD, PHD

  • Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Languages: English, Korean
  • Phone: 646-501-7223

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

elbow surgery, platelet rich plasma, shoulder replacement, shoulder injury
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Shoulder Tears, Shoulder Dislocation



  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2003
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Orthoapedics
  • 2002
  • Residency, Northwestern Univ Medical School, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 1997
  • MD from Northwestern University
  • 1995
  • PHD from Northwestern University


Locations and Appointments

57 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • US Department of Labor
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • Workers Comp
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care
333 East 38th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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  • In reply

    Cohn, Michael; Glait, Sergio A; Sapienza, Anthony; Kwon, Young W 2015 Apr; 864-865, Journal of hand surgery (American volume) — id: 1518962, year: 2015, page: 864, stat: Letter
  • Radiocapitellar Joint Contact Pressures Following Radial Head Arthroplasty

    Cohn, Michael; Glait, Sergio A; Sapienza, Anthony; Kwon, Young W 2014 Jul; 1-12, Journal of hand surgery (American volume) — id: 1066172, year: 2014, page: 1, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Partial subscapularis release for total shoulder arthroplasty: A biomechanical comparison of two techniques

    Kummer, F J; Mahoney, A P; Onyekwelu, I; Kwon, Y W 2014; 259-262, Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases — id: 1423872, year: 2014, page: 259
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