Meet the Officers

Charles Kwak, MD

President

 

Dr. Kwak received his BA from Harvard University, and his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical Center.  Dr. Kwak completed his dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he served as chief resident in dermatology. Dr. Kwak is in private practice, with locations in Queens and Manhattan (www.kwakdermatology.com). Dr. Kwak has previously served consecutive years as secretary general and scholarship chairperson.

Chong Park, MD

Immediate Past President

 

Dr. Park received his BA from Cornell University, and his MD from New York Medical College.  Upon completing his residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore - LIJ, he continued his fellowship training in Cardiology, then Interventional Cardiology, at North Shore - LIJ.  Dr. Park currently is the Director, Division of Cardiology, and Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, at New York Hospital Queens. (www.nyhq.org) Dr. Park has previously served as scholarship chairperson.

Gabriel Jung, MD

Vice President

 

Dr. Jung has received his Bachelors in Science from The City College of New York – Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and his M.D. from Albany Medical College. Dr. Jung completed his Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Jung recently joined the Queens Medical Associates, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, located in Fresh Meadows, NY. He is affiliated with New York Hospital Queens. 

(www.queensmedical.com) Dr. Jung has previously served as secretary general.

Pablo Sung Yup Kim, M.D

Secretary General

 

Dr. Kim received his M.D. from New York University, and completed his residency and fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital.  Dr. Kim is currently Assistant Professor in the departments of Vascular Surgery and Radiology at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Floria E Chae, MD

Assistant Secretary General

 

Dr. Chae received her MD from University of Buffalo where she also completed her residency in Anesthesiology and fellowship in Pain Management.  Dr. Chae is an Assistant Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center.

 

Han Kim, MD

Treasurer

 

Dr. Han Kim received his BA from Columbia University, and his MD from Rutgers Medical School.  Dr. Kim completed his residency in radiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, and his fellowship training in neuroradiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital (www.mainstreetradiology.com). Dr. Kim has previously served as president, and consecutive years as treasurer and scholarship chairperson.

JoonHyuk Kim, MD

Scholarship

 

Dr. Kim received his MD from New York Medical College, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital, his cardiology fellowship at Northshore University Hospital, and his electrophysiology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center.  Dr. Kim is a clinical instructor at New York University School of Medicine.

JinKi Hong, MD

Scholarship

 

Dr. Hong received his MD from SUNY Downstate, and completed his anesthesiology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  Dr. Hong is attending anesthiologist at New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital.

Samuel Cho, MD

Membership

 

Dr. Cho received his BA from Williams College, and MD from New York University (NYU).   Dr. Cho completed his residency and gastroenterology fellowship at NYU Medical Center.   Dr. Cho is currently a Clinical Instructor at NYU Medical Center, and is a gastroenterologist in private practice in Flushing, NY.  www.atlanticendoscopy.com.

 

Jennifer Koo, MD

Membership

 

Dr. Koo received her BA from Harvard University, and MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  Dr. Koo completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at UCLA, and her fellowship in breast imaging at UCLA.  Dr. Koo practices at Radiology Associates of Ridgewood in New Jersey.

Hyunsuk Suh, MD

Education/Scholarship

 

Dr. Suh attended Emory University for his undergraduate degree and matriculated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for his medical degree. He completed his general surgery residency at the Boston University Medical Center, and his endocrine surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  Subsequently, he completed a robotic endocrine surgery fellowship at the Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea.  Dr. Hyunsuk Suh is an endocrine surgery attending at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and assistant professor of surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Eric Choe, MD

Community Outreach

 

Dr. Choe received his MD from New York Medical College, and completed his residency in general surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, his plastic surgery residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and his plastic surgery-microsurgery fellowship at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Choe is in private practice in Manhattan. Dr. Choe has previously served as president, and consecutive years as scholarship chair and community outreach chairperson.

John Kang, MD

Activities/Fundraising

 

Dr. Kang received his BA from Columbia College, and his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  Dr. Kang completed his surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, his otolaryngology, face, head & neck surgery residency at SUNY Buffalo, and his facial and plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at Dyer Facial Plastic Center, Emory University. Dr. Kang is currently in private practice, with offices in Queens and Manhattan (www.johnkangmd.com). Dr. Kang has previously served as president, and consecutive years as activities/fundraising chairperson.

Yong Kim, MD

Activities/Fundraising

 

Dr. Kim received his BS from Columbia University, and his MD from New York University.  Dr. Kim completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases (NYU), and his fellowship in spine surgery at Texas Back Institute in Plano Texas.  Dr. Kim is Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, and Associate Director of the Spine Fellowship Program, at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Kim has previously served as president, secretary general, and activities/fundraising chairperson.

Kevin Lee, MD

Activities/Fundraising

 

Dr. Lee has received his Bachelors in Science from The City College of New York – Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and his MD from SUNY Stony Brook Medical School. Dr. Lee completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Cardiology, and has offices in Queens and Long Island. Dr. Lee has previously served as president, and consecutive years as activities/fundraising chairperson.

Gerald Suh, MD

Activities/Fundraising

 

Dr. Suh received his medical degree from  New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Suh completed his Otolaryngology (ENT) residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital as well as New York University.Dr. Suh is board certified in both the specialties of ENT and Sleep Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and a long-standing member of the national AAO-HNS Sleep Committee, as well as a peer reviewer for the 2 main national ENT journals, the OTO-HNS Journal and the Laryngoscope. He is the medical director of the Night and Day Sleep Labs in Garden City, NY,  Staten Island, NY and Wayne, NJ.

 

Daniel Kim, MD

Steering Committee

 

Dr. Kim received his BA from Cornell University, and his MD from NYU Medical School.  Dr. Kim completed his residency in ophthalmology at NYU Medical Center, and his fellowship training in cornea at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Kim has built his practice in both Fort Lee, New Jersey and Flushing, New York. In addition, Dr. Kim is the acting Medical Director at St. Mary's Eye & Surgery Center, a state-of-the art open access laser vision correction facility in Palisades Park, New Jersey (www.stmaryseye.com). Dr. Kim has previously served as president.

John Won, MD

Liaison to KAMA

 

Dr. Won received his BA from Cornell University, and his MD from New York Medical College.
Dr. Won completed his residency in Urology from New York Medical College. Dr. Won is in private practice in Queens and Manhattan. Dr. Won has previously served as president, and consecutive years as secretary general.

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