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.