Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Gordon Yung, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine 

Director, Advanced Lung Disease Program  

Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program Director

 

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE INTERESTS:

  1. Evaluation and management of lung transplantation
  2. Evaluation and management of interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension
  3. Evaluation and management of pulmonary hypertension

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Yung GL, Marsh JJ, Bernstein RJ, Hirsch AM, Channick RN, Moser KM. Fibrinopeptide-A level in primary pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157(3):A592.
  2. Yung GL, Channick RN, Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Kerr KM, Jamieson SW, Kapelanski DP, Moser KM. Successful thromboendarterectomy in two patients with sickle cell disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157(5):1690-3.
  3. Channick RN, Yung GL. Long-term use of inhaled nitric oxide for pulmonary hypertension. Respir Care 1999;44(2):212-9.
  4. Yung GL, Auger WR, Fedullo PF, Kerr KM, Newhart J, Johnson FW, McIntyre DA, Channick RN. Pulsed delivery of inhaled nitric oxide as an acute test of pulmonary vasoreactivity in pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159(3):A161.
  5. Yung GL, Newhart J, Johnson FW, Channick RN. Effect of inhaled nitric oxide in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension: comparison of a pulsed delivery system and face mask. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159(3):A161.
  6. Yung GL, Fletcher CC, Channick RN, Knowlton KU, Johnson FW, Kinninger K, Fedullo PF. Thermodilution cardiac output measurements are accurate in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159(3):A156.
  7. Yung GL, Fletcher CC, Fedullo PF, Johnson FW, Kinninger K, Knowlton KU, Channick RN. Comparison of thoracic electrical bioimpedance and direct Fick cardiac output measurements in pulmonary hypertension patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999;159(3):A156.
  8. Yung GL, Fletcher CC, Fedullo PF, Johnson FW, Kinninger K, Knowlton KU, Channick RN. Non-invasive cardiac index using bioimpedance in comparison to direct Fick and thermodilution methods in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Chest 1999;116 (4) (suppl 2):281S.
  9. Yung GL, Rubin LJ. A systematic approach to pulmonary hypertension. J Respir Dis. In press.
  10. Kim H, Yung GL, Marsh JJ, Konopka RG, Pedersen CA, Chiles PG, Morris TA, Channick RN. Pulmonary vascular remodeling distal to pulmonary artery ligation is accompanied by upregulation of endothelin receptors and nitric oxide synthase. Experimental Lung Research. Accepted for Publication.
  11. Kim H, Yung GL, Marsh JJ, Konopka RG, Pedersen CA, Chiles PG, Morris TA, Channick RN. Endothelin mediates pulmonary vascular remodeling in a canine model of chronic embolic pulmonary hypertension. Eur Respir J. Accepted for Publication.
  12. GL Yung, RN Channick, PF Fedullo, WR Auger, KM Kerr, SW Jamieson, DP Kapelanski, KM Moser. Successful thromboendarterectomy in two patients with sickle cell disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1998; 157(5):1690-3.
  13. Kim H, GL Yung, JJ Marsh, RG Konopka, CA Pedersen, PG Chiles, TA Morris, RN Channick. Endothelin mediates pulmonary vascular remodeling in a canine model of chronic embolic pulmonary hypertension. European Respiratory Journal, 2000;15:640-648.
  14. Kim H, GL Yung, JJ Marsh, RG Konopka, CA Pedersen, PG Chiles, TA Morris, RN Channick. Pulmonary vascular remodeling distal to pulmonary artery ligation is accompanied by upregulation of endothelin receptors and nitric oxide synthase. Experimental Lung Research 2000;26:287-301.
  15. Bailey C, RN Channick, WR Auger, PF Fedullo, KM Kerr, GL Yung, LJ Rubin. High probability perfusion scans in pulmonary venoocclusive disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000;162(5):1974-1978.
  16. GL Yung, JM Kriett, SW Jamieson, FW Johnson, J Newhart, K Kinninger, RN Channick. Outpatient inhaled nitric oxide in a patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - a bridge to lung transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2001;20:1224-1227
  17. Du EZ, GL Yung, DT Le, E Masliah, ES Yi, PJ Friedman,. Severe alveolar proteinosis following chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia in a lung allograft recipient: a case report. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 2001;16:307-309.
  18. Tripathy U, GL Yung, JM Kriett, PA Thistlethwaite, DP Kapelanski, SW Jamieson. Donor transfer of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis in lung transplantation. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2002;73:306-308.
  19. Timmer S, AM Karamzadeh, GL Yung, J Kriett, SW Jamieson, CM Smith. Predicting survival of lung transplantation candidates with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia: Does PaO2 predict survival? Chest 2002;122:779-784.
  20. Zhang S, I Fantozzi, DD Tigno, ES Yi, O Platoshyn, PA Thistlethwaite, JM Kriett, G Yung, LJ Rubin, JX Yuan. Bone morphogenetic proteins induce Apoptosis in human pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cells. Am J Physio Lung Cell Mol Physiol 285;L740-754, 2003.
  21. RN Channick, GL Yung. Long-term use of inhaled nitric oxide for pulmonary hypertension. Respiratory Care, 1999;44(2):212-219.
  22. GL Yung, LJ Rubin. A systematic approach to pulmonary hypertension. Journal of Respiratory Diseases, 2000;21(2):82-99.
  23. GL Yung. Pneumonia: general considerations. In: Bordow R, Ries A, Morris TA, eds., Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine (fifth edition). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2000;111-115.
  24. GL Yung. Heart-lung and lung transplantation. In: Bordow R, Ries A, Morris TA,eds., Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine (fifth edition). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2000;364-370.
  25. GL Yung, JJ Marsh, RJ Bernstein, AM Hirsch, RN Channick, KM Moser.Fibrinopeptide-A level in primary pulmonary hypertension. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1998;157(3):A592.
  26. Yung GL, PF Fedullo, K Kinninger, W Johnson, RN Channick. Comparison of impedance cardiography to direct Fick and thermodilution cardiac output determination in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Congestive Heart Failure 2004;10(2 suppl 2):7-10.
  27. Yung GL.  Pneumonia: general considerations. Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine (sixth edition). Lippincott William & Wilkins, Inc, 2005; 135-139.
  28. Yung GL.  Heart-Lung and Lung Transplantation. Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine (sixth edition). Lippincott William & Wilkins, Inc, 2005; 402-408.
  29. Peterson Michael R, Emery Shawn C, Yung Gordon L, Masliah Eliezer, Yi Eunhee S. Epstein-Barr virus-associated posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder following lung transplantation is more commonly of host origin. Arch Patho Lab Med, 2006;130:176-180
  30. Acher RO, Yung GL, Saffer H, Cool CD, Voekel NF, Yi ES.  Morphologic changes in explanted lungs after prostacyclin therapy for pulmonary hypertension.  Eur J Med Res, 2006; 11(5):203-7
  31. Yung G.  Lung transplantation and pulmonary hypertension. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2007;11(2): 149-156
  32. GL Yung and LJ Rubin. A Systematic Approach to Pulmonary Hypertension. The Journal of Respiratory Diseases. 2007; September suppl: 12-20.
  33. GL Yung and PF Fedullo. Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease. Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases. McGraw-Hill Medical Inc., Fourth Edition. 2008; 1423 – 1448.
  34. PA Thisthethwaite, G Yung, A Kemp, S Osborne, SW Jamieson, C Channick, J Harrell. Airway stenosis after lung transplantation: incidence, management, and outcome. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2008; 136(6):1569-1575.
  35. GL Yung and Peter Fedullo. Pulmonary Embolism. Hurst’s The Heart Manual. McGraw-Hill Medical Inc., Twelve Edition. In press.

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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

UCSD Advanced Lung Disease Program

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Yung, contact 619-543-7300

For more information write to gyung@ucsd.edu