Yonghong Huan, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension)
Medical Director, Penn Outpatient Hemodialysis Unit, 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Inpatient PD Program at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2638
BA (Biology/Premed)
Beijing University, 1989.
BM (Medicine)
Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, 1991.
MS (Biochemistry)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney disease, glomerular disease, electrolyte disorders, kidney stones, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis

special interests in pregnancy related renal complications and high risk pregnancy due to chronic kidney disease

Description of Research Expertise

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Selected Publications

Swar N. Vimawala, MD; Alex Z. Graboyes; Yonghong Huan, MD; Jason Brant, MD: Genetic Mutation Affects Numbers of Tumors in Head and Neck Paragangliomas. AAO-HNSF 2024 Annual Meeting & OTO Expo september 2024.

Alex Z. Graboyes*, Tanaya Oliphant*, MPH, Bonita Bennett†, BSN, Maria Bonanni†, NP, Ayelet Rubenstein‡, Swar Vimawala§, MD, Debbie Cohen†, MD, Christopher H. Rassekh*, MD, Jason A. Brant*||, MD, Yonghong Huan†, MD: Glomus Jugulare and Tympanicum: Overview of Institutional Experience. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base Feburary 2024.

Yonghong Huan*, MD, Jason Brant, MD, Bonita Bennett, BSN, Maria Bonanni, NP, Tanaya Oliphant, Swar Vimawala, MD, Ayelet Rubenstein, Alex Graboyes, Debbie Cohen, MD: Head and Neck Paragangliomas: Overview of Institutional Experience. Endocrine Related Cancer November 2023 Notes: 2023 NANETS Symposium Oct 2023.

Yonghong Huan*, MD, Jason Brant, MD, Bonita Bennett, BSN, Maria Bonanni, NP, Tanaya Oliphant, Swar Vimawala, MD, Ayelet Rubenstein, Alex Graboyes, Debbie Cohen, MD: Head and Neck Paraganglioma: Overview of Institutional Experience. 1st international congress on head and neck paraganglioma september 2023 Notes: Oral presentation.

Yonghong Huan, Sandeep Aggarwal, Jingjing Zhang, Heather Wachtel, Chris Ji, Debbie Cohen: Clinical utilization of plasma metanephrines as a screening test for Pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma: experience from a large health care organization. 6th International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma Oct 2022.

Vinay Srinivasan MD1, Sarah Ahmad MD1, Sandeep Aggarwal MD1,2, Ihab Wahba MD1,2, Yonghong Huan MD1 Division of Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension, University of Pennsylvania1, Renal Division, Philadelphia VA Medical Center2 : SARS COVID 19 infection pattern in an academic inner city dialysis unit- a case series and retrospective analysis. J Am Soc Nephrol 31: 256, Oct 2020 Notes: PO0724.

Drawz PE, Alper AB, Anderson AH, Brecklin CS, Charleston J, Chen J, Deo R, Fischer MJ, He J, Hsu CY, Huan Y, Keane MG, Kusek JW, Makos GK, Miller ER 3rd, Soliman EZ, Steigerwalt SP, Taliercio JJ, Townsend RR, Weir MR, Wright JT Jr, Xie D, Rahman M: Masked Hypertension and Elevated Nighttime Blood Pressure in CKD: Prevalence and Association with Target Organ Damage. Clinical Journal American Society Nephrology 11(4): 642-52, Apr 2016.

Chang TI, Evans G, Cheung AK, Cushman WC, Diamond MJ, Dwyer JP, Huan Y, Kitzman D, Kostis JB, Oparil S, Rastogi A, Roumie CL, Sahay R, Stafford RS, Taylor AA, Wright JT Jr, Chertow GM: Patterns and Correlates of Baseline Thiazide-Type Diuretic Prescription in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. Hypertension 67(3): 550-5, Mar 2016.

Huan Y, Cohen DL, Townsend RR: Central Aortic Pressure, Arterial Compliance: Emerging Tool to Identify and Guide Therapy for High Risk African American Patients. Hypertension in High Risk African Americans Ferdinand KC (eds.). Springer,(Chapter 10), 151-61, 2015.

Cohen D, Huan Y, and Townsend R: Home BP Monitoring in Chronic Kidney Disease. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 63(5): 835-42, May 2014.

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