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Rex Chin Wei Yung, MD

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Centers & Institutes

  • Esophageal Cancer Program
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center


Bronchoscopy, Critical Care Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

lung cancer

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  • Education +


    • University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine ( Los Angeles CA ) (1985)


    • University of California Los Angeles/ Unverifiable ( Los Angeles CA ) (1989)


    • University of California San Francisco/ Cardiology ( San Francisco CA ) (1993)


    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1989)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Kennedy, T.C.; McWilliams, A.; Edell, E.; Sutedja, T.; Downie, G.; Yung, R.; Gazdar, A.; Mathur, P.N. Bronchial intraepithelial neoplasia/early central airways lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest. 2007 Sep;132(3 Suppl):221S-233S.

    Mayse, M.; Laviolette, M.; Rubin, A.; Lampron, N.; Simoff, M.; Duhamel, D.; Musani, A.; Yung, R.C.; Mehta, A. Clinical pearls for bronchial thermoplasty. J Broncol. 2007;14:115-123.

    Yung, R.C. Upper Airway Problems. In: Yeung, S., editor, Internal Medicine Care of Cancer Patients First Edition. New York: Elsevier; 2007.
    Brandes, J.C.; Schmidt, E.; Yung, R. Occlusive endobronchial stent placement as a novel management approach to massive hemoptysis from lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2008 Sep;3(9):1071-1072.

    Brandes, J.C.; Yung, R.C. Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Therapy. In: Ettinger, D.; Donehower, R., editors, Current Cancer Therapeutics, Fifth Edition: Current Medicine, LLC; 2008.

    Unger, M.; Yung, R.C. Bronchoscopy: Diagnostic and Therapeutic. In: Fishman, A.P.; Elias, J.A., editors, Fishman''s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, Fourth Edition; 2008.

    Yung, R.C. Tracheo-bronchial Interventions in Image Guided Bronchoscopy. In: Mauro, M.; Murphy, K.; Thomson, K.; Venbrunx, A.; Zollikofer, C., editors, Image Guided Interventions. New York: Elsevier; 2008.

    Yung, R.C. Epidemiology, diagnosis, staging, medical and surgical management of Lung Cancer. In: Geschwind, J.F.; Soulen, M.C., editors, Interventional Oncology: Principles and Practice; 2008.

    Yung, R.C. Tracheobraonchial Endoscopy. In: Cummings; Flint; al, e., editors, Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, ed 5: Elsevier/Mosby; 2008.

    Yung, R.C. Diagnosis and Management of Pleural Metastases in Breast Cancer. In: Bland, K.I.; Copeland, E.M., editors, Bland & Copeland The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Disorders, 4th Ed: Elsevier; 2008.

    Yung, R.C.; Feller-Kopman, D. New Bronchoscopic Instrumentation. In: Beamis, J.F.; Mathur, P.; Mehta, A.C., editors, Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, Second Edition. Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.; 2008.

    Daniel, V.C.; Marchionni, L.; Hierman, J.S.; Rhodes, J.T.; Devereux, W.L.; Rudin, C.M.; Yung, R.; Parmigiani, G.; Dorsch, M.; Peacock, C.D.; Watkins, D.N. A primary xenograft model of small-cell lung cancer reveals irreversible changes in gene expression imposed by culture in vitro. Cancer Res. 2009 Apr 15;69(8):3364-3373.
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3467
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
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