Diana Kwong, MD, MAS

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address500 Parnassus Avenue, #E405
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDBAPublic Health Studies; History of Science and Technology
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDMDMedicine
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MDResidencyInternal Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CAFellowshipNephrology
    UCSF, San Francisco, CAMASClinical Research
    UCSF, San Francisco, CADiversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Dr. Diana Kwong is board-certified nephrologist and practices both inpatient and outpatient kidney medicine. She specializes in treating patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte imbalances and glomerular disorders. She is also a clinical researcher focused on improving clinical care and understanding patient reported outcomes after acute kidney injury. She is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation.

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    Identification of Sub-phenotypes in Sepsis Associated Acute Kidney Injury
    NIH F32DK118870Dec 1, 2018 - Nov 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Challenges in the Care of Patients with AKI Receiving Outpatient Dialysis: AKINow Recovery Workgroup Report. Kidney360. 2024 Feb 01; 5(2):274-284. Neyra JA, Gewin L, Ng JH, Barreto EF, Freshly B, Willett J, Abdel-Rahman EM, McCoy I, Kwong YD, Silver SA, Cerda J, Vijayan A. PMID: 38055734; PMCID: PMC10914193.
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    2. Optimum Care of AKI Survivors Not Requiring Dialysis after Discharge: An AKINow Recovery Workgroup Report. Kidney360. 2024 Jan 01; 5(1):124-132. Barreto EF, Cerda J, Freshly B, Gewin L, Kwong YD, McCoy IE, Neyra JA, Ng JH, Silver SA, Vijayan A, Abdel-Rahman EM. PMID: 37986185; PMCID: PMC10833609.
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    3. Subgroups of Patients with Distinct Health Utility Profiles after AKI. Kidney360. 2023 07 01; 4(7):881-889. Kwong YD, Liu KD, Hsu CY, Cooper B, Palevsky PM, Kellum JA, Johansen KL, Miaskowski C. PMID: 37357351; PMCID: PMC10371285.
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    4. In CKD, once-daily empagliflozin reduced progression of kidney disease or CV death at 2 y. Ann Intern Med. 2023 03; 176(3):JC26. Kwong YD, Hsu CY. PMID: 36877974.
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    5. Optimizing Self-Management Programs in Kidney Disease: Implementation of Sick-Day Protocols. Kidney Med. 2022 Sep; 4(9):100530. Kwong YD, Tuot DS. PMID: 36071743; PMCID: PMC9442438.
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    6. Kidney Dysfunction After Acute Heart Failure: Is Acute Kidney Disease the New Acute Kidney Injury? Kidney Int Rep. 2022 Mar; 7(3):378-380. Kwong YD, Liu KD, Hsu RK. PMID: 35257051; PMCID: PMC8897667.
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    7. Outpatient Dietary Management of Electrolyte Disorders During COVID-19: Food as Medicine. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 05 01; 181(5):581-582. Kwong YD, Liu KD, Lo LJ. PMID: 33555305; PMCID: PMC8096698.
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    8. Renal Recovery and Mortality Risk among Patients with Hepatorenal Syndrome Receiving Chronic Maintenance Dialysis. Kidney360. 2021 05 27; 2(5):819-827. McAllister S, Lai JC, Copeland TP, Johansen KL, McCulloch CE, Kwong YD, Seth D, Grimes B, Ku E. PMID: 35373067; PMCID: PMC8791353.
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    9. Using best subset regression to identify clinical characteristics and biomarkers associated with sepsis-associated acute kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2020 12 01; 319(6):F979-F987. Kwong YD, Mehta KM, Miaskowski C, Zhuo H, Yee K, Jauregui A, Ke S, Deiss T, Abbott J, Kangelaris KN, Sinha P, Hendrickson C, Gomez A, Leligdowicz A, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Liu KD. PMID: 33044866; PMCID: PMC7792692.
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    10. Recovery of Kidney Function Among Patients With Glomerular Disease Starting Maintenance Dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021 02; 77(2):303-305. Kwong YD, Liu KD, Hsu RK, Johansen KL, McCulloch CE, Seth D, Fallahzadeh MK, Grimes BA, Ku E. PMID: 32771649; PMCID: PMC8016208.
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    11. Higher plasma cystatin C is associated with mortality after acute respiratory distress syndrome: findings from a Fluid and Catheter Treatment Trial (FACTT) substudy. Crit Care. 2020 07 11; 24(1):416. Hendrickson CM, Kwong YD, Belzer AG, Shlipak MG, Matthay MA, Liu KD. PMID: 32653023; PMCID: PMC7353675.
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    12. The value of kinetic glomerular filtration rate estimation on medication dosing in acute kidney injury. PLoS One. 2019; 14(11):e0225601. Kwong YD, Chen S, Bouajram R, Li F, Matthay MA, Mehta KM, Glidden DV, Liu KD. PMID: 31770424; PMCID: PMC6879155.
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    13. Prediction Models for AKI: Will They Result in Improved Outcomes for AKI? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Apr 05; 14(4):488-490. Kwong YD, Liu KD. PMID: 30917995; PMCID: PMC6450360.
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    14. Selection of Intravenous Fluids. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 12; 72(6):900-902. Kwong YD, Liu KD. PMID: 29980374; PMCID: PMC6684345.
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    15. Performance of non-traditional hyperglycemia biomarkers by chronic kidney disease status in older adults with diabetes: Results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. J Diabetes. 2018 Apr; 10(4):276-285. Jung M, Warren B, Grams M, Kwong YD, Shafi T, Coresh J, Rebholz CM, Selvin E. PMID: 29055090; PMCID: PMC5867205.
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    16. AKI Adjudication: Do We Need It. Nephron. 2017; 137(4):294-296. Kwong YD, Liu KD. PMID: 28614829; PMCID: PMC7050274.
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    17. A literature review and survey of childhood pneumonia etiology studies: 2000-2010. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr; 54 Suppl 2:S102-8. Gilani Z, Kwong YD, Levine OS, Deloria-Knoll M, Scott JA, O'Brien KL, Feikin DR. PMID: 22403223; PMCID: PMC3693495.
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    18. Recurrent pelvic organ prolapse in a patient with history of bladder exstrophy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jan-Feb; 18(1):63-5. Kwong YT, Knoepp LR, Wright EJ, Chen CC. PMID: 22453272.
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    19. Imprecision of urinary iothalamate clearance as a gold-standard measure of GFR decreases the diagnostic accuracy of kidney function estimating equations. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Jul; 56(1):39-49. Kwong YT, Stevens LA, Selvin E, Zhang YL, Greene T, Van Lente F, Levey AS, Coresh J. PMID: 20537455; PMCID: PMC3671926.
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    20. Use of a prostate symptom score to identify men at risk of future kidney failure: insights from the HUNT II Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Sep; 56(3):477-85. Hallan SI, Kwong D, Vikse BE, Stevens P. PMID: 20541300.
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