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    Shiang-Cheng Kung, MD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address533 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
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      University of the Witwatersrand, South AfricaMBBChFaculty of Health Sciences1992
      Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PAInternal Medicine ResidencyDepartment of Medicine2000
      Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PANephrology FellowshipDivision of Nephrology, DOM2002

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      After completing my Nephrology Fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia in 2002, I joined the faculty at Drexel University College of Medicine until 2004 when I returned to Einstein as a Transplant Nephrologist. Subsequently I became the Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Einstein from 2009 - 2013. Briefly I was the Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Lahey Clinic 2014 - 2016. Since June 2016, I had joined the transplant program at UCSF. Since completion of my training I had dedicated my energy taking care of kidney and pancreas transplant patients. I have a special interest in clinical transplantation, transplant immunology, and transplant immunotherapy. In addition I am also interested in clinical teaching. During my tenure at Einstein, I had started a Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program in 2011.


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      1. Jawa P, Jain K, Allen R, Bradauskaite G, Kung SC. Trichodysplasia spinulosa. Kidney Int. 2014 Mar; 85(3):715. PMID: 24583997.
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      2. Pontinen T, Melin A, Varadi G, Khanmoradi K, Chewaproug D, Kung SC, Zaki R, Ortiz J. Cutaneous metastasis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma after kidney transplant: a case report and review of the literature. Exp Clin Transplant. 2010 Dec; 8(4):273-6. PMID: 21143091.
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      3. Kung SJ, Choudhary C, McGeady SJ, Cohn JR. Lack of cross-reactivity between 5-aminosalicylic acid-based drugs: a case report and review of the literature. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Sep; 97(3):284-7. PMID: 17042131.
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      4. Sirken G, Kung SC, Raja R. Decreased erythropoietin requirements in maintenance hemodialysis patients with statin therapy. ASAIO J. 2003 Jul-Aug; 49(4):422-5. PMID: 12918584.
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      5. Maraj S, Jacobs LE, Kung SC, Raja R, Krishnasamy P, Maraj R, Braitman LE, Kotler MN. Epidemiology and outcome of infective endocarditis in hemodialysis patients. Am J Med Sci. 2002 Nov; 324(5):254-60. PMID: 12449446.
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