Dr. Dustin Yoon was born and raised in Orange County, California. He attended Johns Hopkins University with a major in Public Health and graduated with honors. As an undergraduate student, he won over 10 research, honors, and teaching awards, including a National Institutes of Health (NIH), Fogarty International Fellowship with the Medical Research Council of South Africa. With this award, Dr. Yoon lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa to help socially, disadvantaged children in the rural townships. Interested in the public health aspect of medicine, he pursued a Masters degree in Biotechnology at Johns Hopkins with a focus on vaccine development. Dr. Yoon realized, however, that his true passion was in working with people.
Dr. Yoon attended the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. There he also won several awards from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and American Heart Association and would eventually complete his research fellowship at the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute. He graduated with special qualifications in Biomedical Research and additionally obtained his second Masters degree in Clinical Research from Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Yoon became one of the first surgeons to train and graduate in the integrated vascular surgery pathway at Northwestern University in Chicago, one of the clinical leaders in the country. He has published over 30 manuscripts, book chapters, books, and reviews. His research in surgery has been featured on television shows such as 60 Minutes, Chicago Tonight, and the Colbert Report.
Dr. Yoon has lectured to undergraduate, graduate, medical students, residents, and fellows on a national and international level. He was a national Master Trainer for the Princeton Review for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and wrote their test preparation book for the United States Medical Licensing Exam. His excellence in teaching has been recognized by Johns Hopkins and Northwestern University Department of Surgery, where he won the teaching award for four consecutive years.
Above all else, Dr. Yoon abides by the motto of "Patients First" and providing world-class care with minimally invasive endovascular techniques. As the field of vascular surgery is constantly changing, Dr. Yoon believes that the safety of the patient comes before all else. Every patient of Dr. Yoon is important to him, and he hopes to educate and heal people of their vascular conditions. In his free time, Dr. Yoon likes to travel and take walks with his family and pet Westie.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
American Heart Association
Cleveland Clinic Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Training