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Eugene Ickjin Hwang, MD

Departments
Oncology

Programs
Brain Tumor Institute (Neuro-Oncology Program)
Neurofibromatosis Institute



Specialties: Brain Tumors

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
National Provider Identifier1356532592
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Eugene Hwang, MD, is part of Children's neuro-oncology team and focuses on treating children with brain tumors. Dr. Hwang’s undergraduate work was in Cellular and Molecular Biology at Rice University in Houston, Texas. After completing medical school at Duke University, Dr. Hwang completed residency at Brown University Medical Center before returning to Duke University Medical Center for both his pediatric hematology-oncology and neuro-oncology fellowships. While at Duke, he conducted research focused on finding new treatments for childhood medulloblastoma. He is passionate about improving the care of children with brain tumors, and is currently involved in innovative clinical research to quickly find new and effective treatments. Dr. Hwang is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, camping, and other similar activities, although he can also be found cooking in his spare time. He is a fan of college sports in general, and roots for either his alma mater (the Rice University Owls) or the Texas A&M Aggies. He has two young daughters and is married to Dr. Kristina Hardy, who is also joining Children’s National as a pediatric neuro-psychologist.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Rice University Houston, TXBachelor of Arts 1993 -1997
Medical School Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NCDoctor of Medicine 1997 -2002
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Hyundai Scholars Research Grant2009
Molecular Biology in Clinical OncologyAmerican Association of Cancer Research2006
Resident Research GrantAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2004
Hasbro Tomorrow Fund Clinical Research Grant2004
Publications
Journal Article, Gururangan S, Hwang EI, Henrdon JE, Fuchs, H, George T, Coleman RE (2004), Fluorodeoxyglucose- Positron Emission Tomography in Patients with medulloblastoma, Neurosurgery, 55, 1280-1289.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Eugene Hwang, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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