Christopher Kwon, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician, Entrepeneur

Dr. Kwon immigrated to the US when he was 8 years old, growing up in Maryland.  He received an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University and subsequently went on to obtain a medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine on a scholarship, eventually completing his Emergency Medicine Residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  Dr. Kwon also holds an MPH degree in Health Finance and Management from Johns Hopkins and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Kwon is one of five founders and currently serves as a board member and managing partner of Physicians Premier Emergency Room and Physicians Premier Management Services.  The Freestanding Emergency Facilities group currently owns and operates 9 full-service Emergency Rooms and 3 Urgent Cares in the South Texas region and has roughly 400 employees and 120 Emergency Room physicians.  Dr. Kwon is the past President of the Korean American Medical Association, Texas chapter, and serves on its Board.  Dr. Kwon serves as a Board Member of Healing Hands International, a non-profit that operates a clinic in Cristo Rey, Nicaragua meeting the needs of medically underserved population in and around the community of Cristo Rey.

Dr. Kwon is passionate about impacting the next generation of Korean Americans.  He actively serves as a director at Arche, an English Ministry of the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Houston and is a member of the Council of Korean Americans, a national non-profit organization with a mission to advance the national voice and influence of the Korean American community.

Dr. Kwon resides in Richmond, Texas surrounded by beautiful ladies, his wife Ki and his 3 daughters Noel, Norah, and Brielle.