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Yong Kwon
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  • Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 973-436-1408


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123 Highland Avenue Gastroenterology

123 Highland Avenue
Suite 103
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
United States

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75 E. Northfield Road Gastroenterology

75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Achalasia
  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and ablation of Barrett’s
  • C. difficile infection
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diseases of the Pancreas and Bile Ducts
  • Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Family history of colon cancer and other cancers
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Genetic syndromes with risk of colon cancer
  • H. Pylori infection
  • IBD
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Conditions
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of colon cancer
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Removal of colon polyps
  • Screening for colon polyps and prevention of cancer
  • Screening for esophageal cancer
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL


  • History, Cum Laude, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

  • Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

About Me

Yong M. Kwon, MD, specializes in general gastroenterology, including inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening, pancreas disease, liver disease, bile duct disease, and intestinal disease. He has expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic treatment of Barrett's esophagus, gastrointestinal stenting, feeding tube placement, and nonsurgical management of hemorrhoids.

Dr. Kwon has practiced with Gastroenterology Group of New Jersey since 2012. He is the author or coauthor of articles and studies that are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Surgical Endoscopy, and European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Dr. Kwon is the recipient of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center John R. Mendelsohn Outstanding Teaching Fellow Award and the University of Michigan Hospitals Bruce A. Jones Outstanding House Staff Spirit Award.


Hospital Affiliations

  • HUMC Mountainside
  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center