Korean American Medical Association

Member Biography

Co-Scientific Chair

Yoon S. Chun, MD

Associate Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School Section Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital

Dr. Chun is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. She is the Section Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital with a clinical and research focus on reconstructive breast surgery. She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemical Sciences at Harvard College, medical degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, then completed residency at the Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Chun works closely with the surgical and medical oncology colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care for breast cancer patients. She is well-regarded by patients and peers for her excellent clinical outcomes and delivery of thoughtful and individualized patient care. Her research is focused on clinical outcomes for patients undergoing reconstructive breast surgeries and she has spearheaded a number of multicenter clinical trials in the field of breast reconstruction.