Background & Education
Dr. Kwak founded LUMEN in 2005 with the vision to intersect world-class care with cutting-edge, minimally invasive methods. Prior to LUMEN, Dr. Kwak was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and founded Penn’s first endovenous laser ablation program. As an early developer of laser and ultrasound assistance devices for cosmetic surgery, he simultaneously co-served on the Penn Center for Human Appearance with the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.
Dr. Kwak is a leading graduate of both Episcopal Academy and Duke University. He received medical training at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received specialized training in minimally invasive surgery within the department of Interventional Radiology.