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Roy C. Kwak, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiologist

Roy C. Kwak, M.D.

Roy C. Kwak, M.D. is a board certified diagnostic radiologist at Insight Imaging-Garfield in Southern California. He also completed fellowship training and earned a CAQ in Diagnostic Neuroradiology. Before joining Insight Imaging, Dr. Kwak was a diagnostic radiologist and neuroradiologist at New York Harbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York and a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU and Adjunct Professor at Hunter College.


  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
  • Medical: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Internship: Internal Medicine internship at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California
  • Residency: Diagnostic Radiology residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California
  • Fellowship: Diagnostic Neuroradiology fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, New York


  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American College of Radiology
  • New York Radiological Society


  • Kwak, R., Mendoza, R., Nelson, C. Conspecific Predation in Coenagrionidae: Cannibalistic Behavior in Argia Species. Berkeley Scientific. 1996.
  • Kwak, R. & Shatzkes, D. Transdural Spread of Glioblastoma Through the Foramen Ovale with Presentation as a Masticator Space Mass. AJNR. 2009.
  • Kwak, R. & Varma, R.J. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Biceps Muscle. Musculoskeletal Imaging Cases. 2009.
  • Foxx, K.C., Kwak, R., Latzman, J.M., Samadani, U. A Retrospective Analysis of Pedicle Screws in Contact with the Great Vessels. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010.

Hobbies:Surfing, Digital Medicine, Live Music, Tinkering