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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Gordon Yung graduated from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine and completed his residency program New York University Downtown Hospital. The, he also did a fellowship at the University of California San Diego. He is specialized in Pulmonology and board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Yung has been in practice for more 20 years and is affiliated with the Thornton Hospital and the UC San Diego Health System. During his career, he has also contributed to various clinical research publications.

  • Education & Training


    University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine

    Medical School


    New York University Downtown Hospital



    University of California San Diego


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Thornton Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    9300 Campus Point Dr

    La Jolla, California 92037-1300

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    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Gordon Yung has contributed to 3 publications.

    Epstein-Barr virus-associated posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder following lung transplantation is more commonly of host origin.

    Peterson, M.R., Emery, S.C., Yung, G.L., Masliah, E., Yi, E.S.; Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006 Feb.

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    Extended valganciclovir prophylaxis to prevent cytomegalovirus after lung transplantation: a randomized, controlled trial.

    Palmer, S.M., Limaye, A.P., Banks, M., Gallup, D., Chapman, J., Lawrence, E.C., Dunitz, J., Milstone, A., Reynolds, J., Yung, G.L., Chan, K.M., Aris, R., Garrity, E., ...; Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 15.

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    Increased incidence of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in lung transplant recipients taking long-term voriconazole.

    Feist, A., Lee, R., Osborne, S., Lane, J., Yung, G.; J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Nov.

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