Yin Kan Hwee, MD

Hwee Yin Kan
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male

Primary Office
1201 North 35 Avenue
Ste 200
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-987-8100
Fax:
954-989-0160

Meet the Physician

Yin Kan Hwee, MD, is a board-eligible plastic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland in 2005, and served as a research resident in the Department of Surgery there from 2008 to 2009. He completed his residency in general surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in 2010. Dr. Hwee completed an NIH research fellowship in Oregon Health and Science University’s Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery in 2011, and completed his plastic surgery residency in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2015.

 

Languages
  • Mandarin Chinese

Research

Awards and honors

  • John Cassell Best Resident Presentation Award, Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015
  • John Bostwick Award, 31st Annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2015
  • Best Resident Paper Presentation, Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Best Basic Science Paper Presentation, Portland Surgical Society Annual Meeting, 2011
  • NIH Stimulus Grant, Microsurgery Research Fellow, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 2010
  • Best Basic Science Paper Presentation, Portland Surgical Society Annual Meeting, 2009
  • Outstanding Medical Student Research Award, Oregon Health and Science University, 2005
  • NIH Medical Student Summer Research Grant, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 2002
  • Acheson Scholar, Master of Engineering Fellowship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 1988
  • American Public Works Association Scholarship, Oregon Chapter, 1987
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society, Oregon State University, 1987
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Oregon State University, 1987
  • Colonel Robert Scott Memorial Scholarship, Department of Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, 1986

Professional organizations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Academy Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Recent publications

  • “Outcome of Dupuytren’s Disease Contractures after Clostridium Histolyticum Collagenase Injection Treatment: A Single Institution Experience,” Supplement Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2015
  • “Muscle-Sparing Latissiumus Dorsi Myocutaneous Pedicled Flaps with Extended Transversely Oriented Skin Paddles Are a Reliable Alternative to Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps,” Supplement Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2015
  • “Rat Cytomegalovirus Vaccine Prevents Accelerated Chronic Rejection in CMV-Naïve Recipients of Infected Donor Allograft Hearts,” American Journal of Transplantation, 2015
  • “Breast Rejuvenation Following Massive Weight Loss,” Plastic Surgery Educational Network Special Topics, 2012
  • “Cytomegalovirus Latency Promotes Cardiac Lymphoid Neogenesis and Accelerated Allograft Rejection in Naïve Recipients,” American Journal of Transplantation, 2011

Presentations

  • “Outcome of Dupuytren’s Disease Contractures after Clostridium Histolyticum Collagenase Injection Treatment: A Single Institution Experience,” American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015; Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, 2015
  • “Muscle-Sparing Latissiumus Dorsi Myocutaneous Pedicled Flaps with Extended Transversely Oriented Skin Paddles Are a Reliable Alternative to Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps,” Plastic Research Council Annual Meeting, 2015
  • “Extended Transversely Oriented Skin Paddles in Muscle-Sparing Latissiumus Dorsi Myocutaneous Pedicled Flaps Are a Reliable Alternative to Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps,” John Bostwick Resident Paper Award Presentation, Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2015
  • “Muscle-Sparing Latissimus Doral Myocutaneous Pedicled Flaps with Extended Transversely Oriented Skin Paddles Are a Reliable Alternative to Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flaps,” American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2014
  • “Breast Reconstruction Following Nipple Sparing Mastectomy in Patients with Ptotic Breasts,” Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2013
  • “Osseointegrated Auricular Prosthesis Retention Using the Baha Implant,” American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2013
  • “Spontaneous Cord Rupture After Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injection for Treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease,” Florida Hand Society, 2013; Cleveland Clinic Florida Annual Resident and Fellows’ Research Week, 2013
  • “A Novel Approach to Osseintegrated Auricular Prosthesis Retention,” Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2013
  • “Latent Rat Cytomegalovirus Infected Allograft Primes Alloimmune Accelerated Chronic Rejection,” Portland Surgical Society Scientific Session, 2011
  • “Cytomegalovirus Latency Promotes Cardiac Lymphoid Neogenesis and Accelerated Allograft Rejection in Naïve Recipients,” 11th Joint Annual Congress of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation, 2011

Education

Education
  • Oregon Health Sciences U Medicine, 2005
Residencies
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2015, Plastic Surgery
  • Oregon Health Sciences U Medicine, 2012, Surgery

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