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Specialty

Surgery

Language(s) Spoken

English; Korean

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

October 2020

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

Professional Background

Dr. Roy Won is a colorectal surgeon and general surgeon. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biological sciences with a minor in Business at the University of Southern California in 2005. He completed his masters in physiology and biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in 2006. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2013.

Dr. Won’s postgraduate training included a General Surgery internship and residency, both at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. He was also chief resident at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center from 2018 to 2019. Dr. Won completed his fellowship training in Colorectal Cancer Surgery in 2020 at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. He joined Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in October 2020.

Professional Associations

Dr. Won is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Won enjoys spending time with family, watching baseball and college football, and traveling.

Fun Facts

The best advice that Dr. Won has received is to “always do your best.” His guilty pleasure is food – “I love to eat!” As a child, he wanted to be a pro athlete when he grew up.

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Awards & Recognitions

Research Papers (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Tom CM, Won RP, Friedlander S, Sakai-Bizmark R, de Virgilio C, Lee SL. (2018). Impact of Children's Hospital Designation on Outcomes and Costs After Cholecystectomy in Adolescent Patients. The American Surgeon. Oct; 84(10): 1547-1550. PMID: 30747666.

  • Tom CM, Won RP, Lee AD, Friedlander S, Sakai-Bizmark R, Lee SL. (2018). Outcomes and Costs of Common Surgical Procedures at Children's and Nonchildren's Hospitals. The Journal of Surgical Research. Dec; 232: 63-71. PMID: 30463784.

  • Tom CM, Howell EC, Won RP, Friedlander S, Sakai-Bizmark R, de Virgilio C, Lee SL. (2019). Assessing Outcomes and Costs of Appendectomies Performed at Rural Hospitals. American Journal of Surgery. Jun; 217(6): 1102-1106. PMID: 30389118.

  • Won RP, Lin MYC, Williams JL, Petrie BA. (2018). Primary Colonic Lymphoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Feb; 22(2): 361-362. PMID: 29188491.

  • Won RP, Friedlander S, Lee SL. (2017). Management and Outcomes of Appendectomy During Pregnancy. The American Surgeon. Oct 1; 83(10): 1103-1107. PMID: 29391104.

  • Won RP, Friedlander S, Lee SL. (2017). Regional Variations in Outcomes and Cost of Appendectomy in the United States. The Journal of Surgical Research. Nov; 219: 319-324. PMID: 29078899.

  • Won RP, Friedlander S, de Virgilio C, Lee SL. (2017). Discussion of: ‘Addressing the Quality and Cost of Cholecystectomy at a Safety Net Hospital.’ American Journal of Surgery. Dec; 214(6): 1034-1035. PMID: 29025690.

  • Won RP, Friedlander S, de Virgilio C, Lee SL. (2017). Addressing the Quality and Cost of Cholecystectomy at a Safety Net Hospital. American Journal of Surgery. Dec; 214(6): 1030-1033. PMID: 28947275.

  • Won RP, Friedlander S, Lee SL. (2017). Outcomes and Costs of Managing Appendicitis at Safety-Net Hospitals. JAMA Surgery. Nov 1; 152(11): 1001-1006. PMID: 28678997.

  • Wu C, Chang A, Smith MC, Won R, Yin X, Staugaitis SM, Agamanolis D, Kidd GJ, Miller RH, Trapp BD. (2009). Beta-4 tubulin identifies a primitive cell source for oligodendrocytes in the mammalian brain. Journal of Neuroscience. Jun 17; 29(24): 7649-57. PMID: 19535576.


Published Abstracts

  • Smith MC, Wu C, Won R, Petrovic E, Young EA, Trapp BD. (2009). In vitro enrichment of multipotent SVZ cells by AraC treatment. Journal of Neurochemistry. Mar 31; 108(Suppl. 1): 113.


PRESENTATIONS:

Oral Presentations

  • Management and Outcomes of Cholecystectomy in Pregnancy. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Maui, HI. Apr 3, 2017.

  • Addressing the Quality and Costs of Cholecystectomy at a Safety Net Hospital. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Maui, HI. Apr 2, 2017.

  • Safety Net Hospitals Manage Advanced Appendicitis with Similar Outcomes and Costs. Pacific Coast Surgical Association 88th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA. Feb 20, 2017.

  • Regional Variations in Cost and Outcomes of Appendicitis in the United States. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV. Feb 8, 2017.

  • The Management and Outcomes of Appendectomy during Pregnancy. 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Santa Barbara, CA. Jan 20, 2017.

  • The “Ins and Outs” of Acute Kidney Injury Following Renal Trauma. 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville, FL. Feb 4, 2016.


Poster Presentations

  • Won RP, Baker RS, Basu M, Eghtesady P. (2010). Effect of fetal cardiac bypass on ventricular and placental cyclic-AMP and protein kinase-A. University of Cincinnati Medical Student Summer Research Program Poster Session, Cincinnati, OH.

  • Smith MC, Wu C, Won R, Petrovic E, Young EA, Trapp BD. (2009). In vitro enrichment of multipotent SVZ cells by AraC treatment. 40th Annual American Society for Neurochemistry Meeting, Charleston, SC.

  • Smith MC, Wu C, Won R, Petrovic E, Kidd GJ, Chang A, Staugaitis SM, Yin X, Trapp BD. (2009). The role of a novel subventricular zone cell in myelin repair. Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Research Day, Cleveland, OH.

  • Smith MC, Wu C, Won R, Petrovic E, Kidd GJ, Chang A, Staugaitis SM, Yin X, Trapp BD. (2009). A novel SVZ cell in myelin repair in the md rat brain. Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Retreat, Cleveland, OH.

  • Wu C, Won R, Chang A, Miller RH, Trapp BD. (2008). A stem cell source for myelination in the mammalian brain. Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Research Day, Cleveland, OH.