Shiang-Cheng Kung, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-353-2507
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    University of the Witwatersrand, South AfricaMBBCh1992Faculty of Health Sciences
    Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PAInternal Medicine Residency2000Department of Medicine
    Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PANephrology Fellowship2002Division of Nephrology, DOM

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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. Severe herpes simplex and varicella-zoster viral infection in patients with solid organ transplantation: A nationwide population-based cohort study with propensity score matching analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 08; 87(2):472-474. Yu TM, Sun KT, Kung SC, Lee BK, Wu MJ, Chen CH, Sun CS, Lo YC, Lan TH, Li CY, Chiu TF, Lin MC, Kao CH. PMID: 34687787.
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    2. Polycystic kidney disease is significantly associated with dementia risk. Neurology. 2017 Oct 03; 89(14):1457-1463. Yu TM, Chuang YW, Sun KT, Yu MC, Kung SC, Lee BK, Huang ST, Chen CH, Lin CL, Kao CH. PMID: 28855402.
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    3. Trichodysplasia spinulosa. Kidney Int. 2014 Mar; 85(3):715. Jawa P, Jain K, Allen R, Bradauskaite G, Kung SC. PMID: 24583997.
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    4. 235 Metabolic Alkalosis in Dialysis Patients and its Effect on Serum Potassium Levels. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2011 Apr 1; 57(4):b75. Pande PS, Raja RR, Bloom BE, Gaughan GW, Kung KS, Mehta MS. .
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    5. Living-related Donor Nephrectomy in a Patient With Complete Situs Inversus. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine. 2010 Dec 1; 2(6):305-306. Hoffmann HD, Gunselman GJ, Chewaproug CD, Kung KS, Khanmoradi KK, Zaki ZR, Ortiz OJ. .
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    6. 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. Pontinen T, Melin A, Varadi G, Khanmoradi K, Chewaproug D, Kung SC, Zaki R, Ortiz J. PMID: 21143091.
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    7. IMPACT OF DONOR AGE IN A STANDARD DONOR POPULATION ON THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF DELAYED GRAFT FUNCTION IN OUR CENTER- RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS. Transplantation Journal. 2008 Jul 1; 86(2S):377. Kandarpa KM, Subramanian SS, Aure AS, Samindla SK, Raja RR, Zaki ZR, Kung KS. .
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    8. 8 Lack of Benefit From Bumetanide Infusion After Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2007 Apr 1; 49(4):b26. Apivatanagul AP, Daviratanasilpa DS, Chiu CC, Sadowsky SL, Kung KS, Raja RR. .
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    9. Decreased erythropoietin requirements in maintenance hemodialysis patients with statin therapy. ASAIO J. 2003 Jul-Aug; 49(4):422-5. Sirken G, Kung SC, Raja R. PMID: 12918584.
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    10. Epidemiology and outcome of infective endocarditis in hemodialysis patients. Am J Med Sci. 2002 Nov; 324(5):254-60. Maraj S, Jacobs LE, Kung SC, Raja R, Krishnasamy P, Maraj R, Braitman LE, Kotler MN. PMID: 12449446.
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    11. PERITONEAL MEMBRANE TRANSPORT CHARACTERISTICS AND ITS EFFECT ON BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS. ASAIO Journal. 2002 Mar 1; 48(2):176. Kung KS, Raja RR. .
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    12. Tunneled Catheter-Associated Atrial Thrombi: Successful Treatment with Chronic Anticoagulation. Hemodial Int. 2001 Jan; 5(1):32-36. Kung SC, Aravind B, Morse S, Jacobs LE, Raja R. PMID: 28452431.
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