Biography


Dr. Kwong is a hepatologist who specializes in the care of patients with chronic liver disease. Her research in alcohol-associated liver disease has been supported by the AASLD Foundation Clinical, Translational, and Outcomes Research Award and a NIAAA K23 Mentored Career Development Award. Her clinical and research interests include cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and outcomes before and after liver transplantation.

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology (2020)
  • Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, Advanced/Transplant Hepatology
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • MS, Stanford University, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
  • Residency, University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • AB, Brown University, Classics-Latin
  • ScB, Brown University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Honors & Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2012)
  • Clinical, Translational, and Outcomes Research Award (CTORA), AASLD Foundation (2020-2022)
  • Distinction in Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2012)
  • Emerging Liver Scholar (ELS), American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2012)
  • ILTS Congress Travel Award, International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) (2018)
  • KL2 Mentored Career Development Award, Stanford Spectrum (CTSA), National Institutes of Health (NCATS) (2017-2018)
  • Liver and Intestinal Community of Practice (LICOP) Travel Grant, American Society of Transplantation (AST) (2018)
  • NIAAA K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (2021-2026)
  • Young Investigator Abstract Travel Award, AASLD Foundation (2017)
  • Young Investigator Travel Bursary, European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (EASL) (2017)

Memberships
  • Vice Chair, Liver Transplantation and Surgery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2024 - Present)
  • Clinical Research Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2023 - Present)
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Transplantation (2022 - Present)
  • At-Large Representatative, OPTN Liver and Intestine Committee (2021 - Present)
  • Board Member, Northern California Society for Clinical Gastroenterology (NCSCG) (2021 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, Liver Transplantation (2021 - 2023)
  • At-Large Steering Committee Member, Public Health / Health Care Delivery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2020 - 2022)
  • Member, European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (EASL) (2017 - Present)
  • Member, American Society of Transplantation (AST) (2015 - Present)
  • Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) (2009 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Liver (Hepatology) Clinic in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 498-7999

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Liver Transplant Clinic in Pleasanton Pleasanton, CA
Pleasanton, CA

5565 W Las Positas Blvd

Pleasanton , CA 94588

(650) 498-7999

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Advanced Endoscopy in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, Ground Floor

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 736-5555

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Liver Transplant Program at Boswell Building Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 498-7878

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Liver Transplant Program in Turlock Turlock, CA
Turlock, CA

880 East Tuolumne Road

Turlock , CA 95382

(650) 725-1988

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(26 reviews)

Dr Kwong listens and answer our concerns. And reminds me what is needed to be done this year.
Allison was friendly and did not rush me throughout my appointment, which is something I really liked. I also appreciated that she stated she was going to follow up with her colleagues to ensure both her and the radiologist did not miss anything that could have been missed.
Enjoyed the consultati
See previous response but very nice and friendly. Asked proper questions to help diagnose the reason I went to see her
Very professional, compassionate and knowledgeable. She makes sure she covers all of my concerns. Very fortunate to have her as my Dr.
Great. Appropriate plan of care
Very intelligent great communicator
Dr. Kwong was very nice and understanding. Seemed to really care about my health.
Very amazing Doctors
She was friendly and informative.
Dr Kwong answered my questions professionally.
Dr. Kwong was outstanding. Knowledgeable., patience, and very supportive.
Very happy with Dr. Kwang she answered all my concerns.
Facilities are fantastic. Doctor was VERY knowledgeable, informative and professional.
She listened and answered all my questions and concerns.
Very pleasing and informative as should be.
Very compassionate and professional. Dr. Kwong did an incredible job explaining information and answering questions in an accessible way.
She was great to meet my first time and made things understanding as that is what I'm needing now
Thank you for taking the time to listen and the quick follow up to our video visit.
Friendly and listening
She was very pleasant. She smiled almost through the whole video visit. She explained my test results and explained to me what I did not understand. She said she was there if I needed her in the future. The visit made my day! I would give her an A+ on the overall video visit.
Excellent doctor.
Great doc
So far seems good and thorough, thank you.
She is a good doctor
very nice and comfortable. Knowledgeable

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