Heeseong Jang, Ph.D., M.S.

  • Instructor of Surgery


Pediatric Surgery

Research Interests

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Heeseong Jang is an instructor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of expertise is research that defines the mechanisms of pediatric disease progression, including tissue injury and inflammation. He specializes in studying tissue and bone marrow-derived macrophages in the pathogenesis in diverse experimental models.

Dr. Jang earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees from Kyungpook National University and the Graduate School (Korea). Later, he completed postdoctoral training at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Afterward, he was promoted to instructor, and then moved to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.


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  • Instructor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • M.S.; Kyungpook National University (Korea) (2009)
  • Ph.D.; Kyungpook National University (Korea) (2013)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Jang studies tissue macrophages and the enteric nerve system and their communications in NEC pathogenesis and gut injury/inflammation. 

Activities & Honors


  • American Physiological Society

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