Ki S. Hwang, M.D.
Board-Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Ki Soo Hwang, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery. He is an attending spine surgeon at St. Joseph`s University Medical Center.
After graduating from University of Rochester with honors, Dr. Hwang attended New Jersey Medical School and completed orthopedic surgery training at the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
As an orthopedic resident, Dr. Hwang spent a year dedicated to researching spinal deformity under Dr. Jean Pierre Farcy. He then completed the prestigious University of California at San Francisco Spinal Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Hwang has been treating patients from North New Jersey and New York City area for more than 15 years.
Dr. Hwang has earned the Top Doc award multiple times and is especially skilled in the treatment of degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis through minimally invasive surgery
He utilizes advanced techniques to correct spinal deformities and often performs revision surgery for both pediatric and adult patients with failed back or flat back syndrome.
He has taught orthopedic residents, spine surgery fellows and other practicing spine surgeons around the world in leading-edge surgical and nonsurgical spinal approaches. He routinely lectures and performs clinical teaching at multiple national and international spine conferences. Dr. Hwang has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on the management of spinal disorders.
As an integral member of one of the busiest spinal practices in New Jersey, Dr. Hwang strives to continually reduce pain, increase the level of function and improve the quality of life for each patient.
Dr. Ki S. Hwang’s Specialties
Dr. Ki S. Hwang specializes in spine surgery and the treatment of degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis through minimally invasive surgery.
- Adult & Pediatric Spine Procedures
- Spinal Deformities
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Spinal Stenosis
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Dr. Ki S. Hwang’s Education & Achievements
Get to know Dr. Hwang — a leading orthopedic spine surgeon at OrthoEast.
Doctorate of Medicine: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Orthopedic Spinal Surgery, University of California at San Francisco
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- North American Spine Society
- Scoliosis Research Society,
- AO Spine
- St. Joseph`s University Medical Center
- Mt. Sinai Hospital–NYC
- Holy Name Medical Center
- The Valley Hospital
- Maimonides Medical Center
- St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston
- New York/New Jersey Top Doctors: 2016
- NJ Favorite Kids’ Doctor: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018