Eugene Hwang, MD Neuro-Oncologist

Bio

Biography

Eugene Hwang, MD, is part of Children's National Health System 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 a pediatric neuro-psychologist at Children's National. 

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Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in Patients with medulloblastoma

(2004) Neurosurgery

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