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Winston Kwa

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
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  • Occupational Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Experienced in Workers’ Compensation Reporting
  • Medical Screenings for Work-related Hazard Exposures
  • Monitoring and Treatment of World Trade Center-Related Adverse Health Effects
  • Occupational Infections
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • Occupational Zoonotic Diseases
  • Work Fitness and Disability Integration
  • Work-Related Injury and Illness Treatment and Management


  • MD, New York Medical College

  • M.P.H., New York Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Staten Island University Hospital

  • Residency, Occupational Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Winston Kwa, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Medical Director for the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health Lower Hudson Valley Region. The two Lower Hudson Valley Clinical Centers are located in Monroe and Yonkers, New York. Dr. Kwa's research interests include occupational diseases such as occupational asthma, asbestos-related lung disease, silicosis, work-related musculoskeletal diseases, and the health effects of environmental and occupational exposures.

    He is the former Program Director for the Department of Preventive Medicine’s Occupational Medicine Residency Program. He also serves as an impartial specialist for the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Dr. Kwa received his medical degree and Masters in Public Health at the New York Medical College. Dr. Kwa completed his residency in internal medicine at Staten Island University Hospital and in occupational medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.


Claudio L, Kwa WC, Russell AL, Wallinga D. Testing methods for developmental neurotoxicity of environmental chemicals. Toxicology and applied pharmacology 2000 Apr; 164(1).

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Kwa did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health-Yonkers

1020 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701

Tel: 888-702-0630
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 3:30pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday 10:00am - 3:30pm

Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health-Manhattan

1468 Madison Avenue
Annenberg Building, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 888-702-0630
Fax: 212-241-5658
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Insurance Plans
  • 1199
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire BCBS Medicare HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO/POS/Traditional
  • Empire Blue Cross/ Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - HMO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP Commercial
  • Healthfirst Mount Sinai Select
  • Magnacare
  • MultiPlan, Inc.
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Pomco
  • United Health Care Commercial
  • United Health Care Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • Workers' Compensation