About

Dr. Kwon’s mission is to provide outstanding and compassionate psychiatric care for his patients and their families.

Dr. Kwon has been providing for the psychiatric needs of children and adolescents since the completion of his clinical training at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital in 1999. His background in both clinical practice and research involving children and adolescents places him in a unique position to provide state-of-the-art assessment and treatment of his patients.

Current Positions
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Private Practice, Bellevue Child Behavior Center
Associate Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
Attending Psychiatrist, Seattle Children’s Autism Center

Board Certification
General Psychiatry, 1999, re-cert. 2009
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1999, re-cert. 2009

Medical Licensure
State of Washington
State of California (inactive)

Education
1985 – 1989 MIT — B.S., Biology
1989 – 1993 NYU — M.D.
1993 – 1996 UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute — Residency, General Psychiatry
1996 – 1997 UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute — Chief Residency, Geriatric Psychiatry
1997 – 1999 UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute — Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
1999 – 2001 Stanford — NIMH T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pediatric Neuroimaging

Selected Past Positions
Stanford
1999 – 2004 Attending Psychiatrist, Stanford Pervasive Developmental Disorders Clinic
1999 – 2004 Attending Psychiatrist, Harman Multidisciplinary Neurology Clinic, Lucile                          Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
2001 – 2003 Senior Research Scientist, Stanford Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory
2003 – 2004 Director, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinics, Stanford Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

University of Washington
2004 – 2005 Attending Psychiatrist, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit and Consultation Service, Seattle Children’s Hospital
2004 – 2005 Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
2004 – 2009 Attending Psychiatrist, University of Washington Autism Center
2006 – 2008 Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine