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Professional Statement

  • PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Edward Kwak is a board-certified ENT, however he does not treat ear problems. He specializes in nasal/sinus issues, as well as facial plastic surgery.
  • Dr. Edward S. Kwak is a New York City ENT, and facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon, dual board-certified in facial plastic surgery and head and neck surgery.
  • Dr. Kwak graduated cum laude from Tufts University. His medical education began at Indiana University School of Medicine where he garnered several academic awards including induction to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and the Eli Lilly/K.K. Chen Pharmacology Award. After medical school, Dr. Kwak moved to New York City for his post graduate medical training. He studied one-year of general surgery at Saint Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. After this year he went on to one of the country's most prestigious residencies in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. As a resident, he earned the J. Swift Hanley award.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Indiana University
  • St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan (General Surgery)
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • University of Texas, Houston (Fellowship)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • Kwak E, Kridel R. Columellar shape: Introducing aesthetic guidelines to the shape of the columella. (submitted for publication).
  • Jung DH, Kwak ES, Kim HS. Correction of Severe Alar Retraction with Use of a Cutaneous Alar Rotation Flap. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 123(3):1088-1095, March 2009.
  • Kridel R, Kwak E. Septal Perforations. Facial Plastic Surgery Atlas. Byrne (in press).
  • Romo T, Kwak E. Difficult revision case: overaggressive resection. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2006 Nov;14(4):411-5.
  • New York Medical College, Assistant Professor in Head and Neck Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Korean