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Yonghong Huan, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Penn Outpatient Hemodialysis Unit, 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2638
Education:
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2002-2003.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003-2005.
Fellow, Nephrology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2005-2007.
Certifications
Internal Medicine, ABIM, recertification in 2015, 2005.
Nephrology, ABIM, recertification in 2015, 2007.
Hypertension, ASH, 2014.
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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 and chronic kidney disease

Selected Publications

SPRINT Research Group, Lewis CE, Fine LJ, Beddhu S, Cheung AK, Cushman WC, Cutler JA, Evans GW, Johnson KC, Kitzman DW, Oparil S, Rahman M, Reboussin DM, Rocco MV, Sink KM, Snyder JK, Whelton PK, Williamson JD, Wright JT Jr, Ambrosius WT.: Final Report of a Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med 384: 1921-1930, May 2021.

Nasrallah IM, Gaussoin SA, Pomponio R, Dolui S, Erus G, Wright CB, Launer LJ, Detre JA, Wolk DA, Davatzikos C, Williamson JD, Pajewski NM, Bryan RN; SPRINT Research Group.: Association of Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control With Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease: Secondary Analysis of the SPRINT MIND Randomized Trial. JAMA Neurol 78: 568-577, May 2021.

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.

Harhay MN, Yang W, Sha D, Roy J, Chai B, Fischer MJ, Hamm LL, Hart PD, Hsu CY, Huan Y, Huml AM, Kallem RR, Tamura MK, Porter AC, Ricardo AC, Slaven A, Rosas SE, Townsend RR, Reese PP, Lash JP, Akkina S; CRIC Study Investigators.: Health-Related Quality of Life, Depressive Symptoms, and Kidney Transplant Access in Advanced CKD: Findings From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Kidney Med 2: 600-609, Aug 2020.

Berlowitz DR, Foy CG, Kazis LE, Bolin LP, Conroy MB, Fitzpatrick P, Gure TR, Kimmel PL, Kirchner K, Morisky DE, Newman J, Olney C, Oparil S, Pajewski NM, Powell J, Ramsey T, Simmons DL, Snyder J, Supiano MA, Weiner DE, Whittle J; SPRINT Research Group.: Effect of Intensive Blood-Pressure Treatment on Patient-Reported Outcomes. N Engl J Med 377: 733-744, Aug 2017.

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.

Tamura MK, Pajewski NM, Bryan RN, Weiner DE, Diamond M, Van Buren P, Taylor A, Beddhu S, Rosendorff C, Jahanian H, Zaharchuk G; SPRINT Study Research Group.: Chronic kidney disease, cerebral blood flow, and white matter volume in hypertensive adults. Neurology 86: 1208-16, Mar 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.

SPRINT Research Group, Wright JT Jr, Williamson JD, Whelton PK, Snyder JK, Sink KM, Rocco MV, Reboussin DM, Rahman M, Oparil S, Lewis CE, Kimmel PL, Johnson KC, Goff DC Jr, Fine LJ, Cutler JA, Cushman WC, Cheung AK, Ambrosius WT.: A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control. N Engl J Med 373: 2103-16, Nov 2015.

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.

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