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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Sekwon Jang, MD

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Sekwon Jang, MD

Specialty

Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Skin Lymphoma

Years of Experience

20

Gender

Male

Languages

English Korean
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About Sekwon Jang, MD

Dr. Sekwon Jang is a specialty care physician board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. He has a special interest in management of melanoma and other skin cancers including cutaneous lymphoma.

Dr. Jang serves as Director of Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Therapeutics and Research and Director of Quality at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. Before joining Inova, Dr. Jang served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and Co-Chair of melanoma research group at MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network.

Dr. Jang believes in a covenant relationship with his patients, and his goal is to provide the best quality patient-centered care in the setting of multidisciplinary collaboration.

Awards/Associations/Appointments

  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Member, The Society for Melanoma Research
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Honor Award, Korean Academy of Medical Science
  • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Travel Award, American Society of Hematology
  • Member, Quality of Care Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Jang's research
 

Blog Posts

Early Study Finds MGC018 Active in Resistant Skin Cancer. July 2021.

Inova Melanoma Symposium Offers Resources and Hope. June 2018.

Education and Inspiration at Inova's First Melanoma Patient Symposium. June 2016.

New Findings in Cancer Immunotherapy: Inova Experts Weigh In. March 2016.

Experts from Inova Schar Cancer Institute's Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center Speak at Largest Annual Meeting of Dermatologists. March 2016.

Yervoy®: A New Option for Patients with Stage III Melanoma after Surgery. November 2015.

Cold Sore Virus as Melanoma Treatment. November 2015.

Immunotherapies Offer New Hope for Melanoma Patients. October 2015.

Background

Medical Education

Seoul National University College of Medicine 2001

Residency

Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
6/28/2004 - 06/27/2007

Fellowships

University of Minnesota Medical Center
Training Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
7/1/2007 - 06/30/2010

Board Certification

Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

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