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Phone: (212) 305-6751
Fax: (212) 305-7072

Insurance Plans
CIGNA
CIGNA POS

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliations
New York-Presbyterian Hospital


David Chong, B.S., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Positions & Appointments
1998 - present Director, Chest (Pulmonary Medicine) Clinic Columbia University New York, NY
July 1998 - Present Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Columbia University New York, NY
July 1995 - Present Provider, Health Sciences Student Health Service Columbia University New York, NY
July 1995 - June 1997 Pulmonary Consultant, HIV/Infectious Disease Clini Columbia University New York, NY


Education and Training
1990 B.S. The City College of New York, New York, NY
1992 M.D. University of at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY

Honors and Awards
1992 Mission Assistance Program, International Reader's Digest Fellowship
1995 Tuberculosis Control Program in Kosovo
Doctors of the World Elective to the former Yugoslavia
1998 Fellow of the Year
1999 Attending of the Year

Committees and Society Memberships
American College of Physicians
American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians

Special Interests
Dr. Chong has clinical and research interests in critical care, asthma, lung volume reduction surgery for the treatment of emphysema, lung transplantation and HIV-related lung disease.

Selected Publications:
1. DiMango, A.M., Chong, D.H., Simonelli, P.F., Argenziano, M., Gorenstein, L.A., Steinglass, K.M., Ginsberg, M.E., Yip, C., Prager, K.M., Edsall, J., Thomashow, B. (1996) Spirometry and exercise tolerance are significantly improved in patients who undergo lung volume reduction surgery for advanced emphysema. Chest 110:180S

2. Chong, D.H., DiMango, A.M., Simonelli, P.F., Argenziano, M., Gorenstein, L.A., Steinglass, K.M., Ginsburg, M.E., Yip, C., Prager, K.M., Edsall, J., Thomashow, B. (1996) Experience with patients undergoing surgical procedures after lung volume reduction surgery. Chest 110:178S

3. Chong, D.H., Hembree, W., McGregor, C., Simonelli, P., Galantowicz, M., Schulman, L. (1997) Gonadal dysfunction in men with advanced lung disease. Am. J. Resp. Crit. Care Med. 155:A717

4. Bangsberg, D.R., Chong, D.H., Gordon, P., Brudney, K., Dobkin, J. (1997) The need for respiratory isolation in patients with HIV-related pneumonia; a report of 406 consecutive admissions to a major N.Y.C. teaching hospital. Am. J. Resp. Crit. Care Med. 155:A30

 
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