Dr. Won began his education in California where he grew up. He graduated from University of California at Irvine in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. The Bachelor of Science in Biology provided Dr. Won with the fundamental knowledge in biological and related sciences. It also helped Dr. Won to learn to appreciate the unity and diversity of living systems while gaining an understanding of basic biological principles and processes.
Dr. Won took him east to continue his studies. He attended and graduated from Columbia University in New York with a Dental Doctorate Degree in 1999 followed by completion of his Oral Surgery and General Anesthesia Internship at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Won had the opportunity to leave academia and begin practicing dentistry following his graduation from Columbia and UNC internship, but he decided to put that off and continue his studies.
Following up with this dental degree, Dr. Won continued his studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine earning a Medical Doctorate Degree in 2001. Now with both a dental and medical degrees (DDS and M.D.) Dr. Won made the decision to specialize in Maxillofacial Surgery usually involving the most serious issues relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions.
Maxillofacial Surgery required Dr. Won to complete General Surgery Certification (2002) and Maxillofacial Surgery Training and Certification earned in 2005, both from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine.
After Dr. Won completed all his training and securing both a medical and dental doctorates, he and his team opened the Preston Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Cary Dental Implant Center.
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