Please join us in congratulating the 13 Mass General orthopaedic surgeons named Top Doctors by Boston magazine for 2022. This impressive achievement is a testament to the commitment of our clinical team to providing safe, high-quality care while ensuring an exceptional patient experience.
John Kwon, MD
John Kwon, MD
Chief, Foot & Ankle Service
Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Foot & Ankle Service
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Boston, MA 02114
Mass General/Newton-Wellesley Foot & Ankle Center
52 Second Ave.
Blue Building, Suite 1150, First Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923
- MD, New York Medical College
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*
- Fellowship, Mercy Medical Center
American Board Certifications
- Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Kwon's research endeavors have focused on the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle fractures and other traumatic injuries. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed works and multiple book chapters on the topic.
- Agarwal-Harding KJ, Kapadia A, Banza LN, Chawinga M, Mkandawire N, Kwon JY. Improving Management of Adult Ankle Fractures in Malawi: An Assessment of Providers' Knowledge and Treatment Strategies. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Feb 17;103(4):326-334. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00660. PMID: 33369982.
- Kwon JY, Gitajn IL, Walton P, Miller TJ, Appleton P, Rodriguez EK. A cadaver study revisiting the original methodology of Lauge-Hansen and a commentary on modern usage. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Apr 1;97(7):604-9. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00970. PMID: 25834086.
- Gitajn IL, Abousayed M, Toussaint RJ, Ting B, Jin J, Kwon JY. Anatomic Alignment and Integrity of the Sustentaculum Tali in Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: Is the Sustentaculum Tali Truly Constant? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 18;96(12):1000-1005. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00330. PMID: 24951735.
- Toussaint RJ, Lin D, Ehrlichman LK, Ellington JK, Strasser N, Kwon JY. Peroneal tendon displacement accompanying intra-articular calcaneal fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19;96(4):310-5. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01378. PMID: 24553887.