Yonghong Huan

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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
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 Itmat Expertise

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, home dialysis and pregnancy related renal complications

Description of Research Expertise

hypertension and chronic kidney disease

Selected Publications

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.

Cohen DL, Huan Y, Townsend RR: Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease. Current Hypertension Reports 15(3): 160-166, Jun 2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL: Renal Denervation: A Potential New Treatment for Severe Hypertension. Clinical Cardiology 36(1): 10-14, Jan 2013.

Huan Y, Kapoor S, Deloach S, Ommen E, Meyers K, Townsend RR: Changes in Biomarkers associated with Living Kidney Donation. American Journal of Nephrology 38(3): 212-7, 2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: Evaluation and Management of Hypertension (Chapter 67). NFK's Primer on Kidney Diseases, 6th edition. Elsevier, 2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL : Renal Denervation as Therapy for Hypertension. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: The single pill triple combination of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of hypertension. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 13(16): 2409-15, Nov 2012.

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