Meet the Nuclear Medicine Physicians

Kwang J. Chun, MD

Kwang J. Chun, MD, Attending Physician, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine (Radiology)
Gender: F
Department: Radiology
Practice Specialty: Nuclear Medicine (Radiology)
Medical Education: Seoul National University, Korea
Residency: Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Mount Sinai School of Medicine- Elmhurst, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship: St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital
Main Location:
Montefiore Medical Park at Eastchester
1695 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2374
Phone: (718) 405-8461
Fax: (718) 824-0830
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Academic Title: Associate Professor, Radiology
Administrative Title: Attending Physician, Nuclear Medicine
Clinical Focus:

Nuclear medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic fields for pediatric, adolescent and adult population

Research Focus:

Osteoporosis for strong bones, diagnosis and early intervention


Kwang J. Chun, MD, is an Attending Physician in the Department of Radiology and Division of Nuclear Medicine at Montefiore and an Associate Professor of Radiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has extensive expertise in the application of nuclear medicine methodologies. Her research and clinical practice focus on improving therapeutic and diagnostic outcomes.

Chun has authored and coauthored numerous publications and review articles in nuclear medicine journals. Her recent research focuses on bone health, for osteoporosis and osteoarthritis early intervention, and gastroenterology.

Dr. Chun attended Seoul National University, graduating as Doctor of Medicine from the College of Medicine in 1968. She subsequently completed her residency and served as Chief Resident at Seoul National University Hospital's Internal Medicine Department. Between 1972 and 1977, she completed her internship, residency and fellowship at Brooklyn Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital Center's Nuclear Medicine Department, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Nuclear Medicine Department. She has served as an Attending Physician with teaching responsibilities at Montefiore and the Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine since 1977.

Dr. Chun is board certified by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.