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Yong Ji, MD, PhD

Yong Ji, MD, PhD Physician

Dr. Ji is employed by Penn Medicine.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Clinical Specialties


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2011
  • Medical Oncology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • All Cancer Types
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Iron Overload (Hemochromatosis)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Solid Tumors
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthSmart
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Intergroup
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School:
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: Capital Health System (Fuld Campus)
Fellowship: Tufts - New England Medical Center


American Medical Association, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ji is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Ji, Y. and Foss, F.: Combination therapy with pentostatin and cyclophosphamide for advanced refractory cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Proc. Am. Soc. Clin. Oncol. : 2004.

Pilichowska, M., Rabson, A., Daoust, P.R., Ji, Y., and Foss, F.: Concomitant occurrence of mycosis fungoides and B-CLL/SLL. Modern Pathology : 2004.

Ji Y1, Wang N, Ramakrishnan R, Sehayek E, Huszar D, Breslow JL, Tall AR.: Hepatic scavenger receptor BI promotes rapid clearance of high density lipoprotein free cholesterol and its transport into bile. J Biol Chem. 19:274 (47): 33398-402.,1999.

Jiang XC1, Bruce C, Mar J, Lin M, Ji Y, Francone OL, Tall AR.: Targeted mutation of plasma phospholipid transfer protein gene markedly reduces high-density lipoprotein levels. J Clin Invest. 103 (6): 907-14,1999.

Wang N1, Arai T, Ji Y, Rinninger F, Tall AR.: Liver-specific overexpression of scavenger receptor BI decreases levels of very low density lipoprotein ApoB, low density lipoprotein ApoB, and high density lipoprotein in transgenic mice. J Biol Chem. 4;273 (49): 32920-6,1998.

Jian, B., de la Llera Moya, M., Ji, Y., Wang, N., Phillips, M.C., Swaney, J.B., Tall, A.R., and Rothblat, G.H.: Scavenger receptor BI as a mediator of cellular cholesterol efflux to lipoproteins and phospholipid acceptors. J. Biol. Chem. 273 (10): 5599-606.,1998.

Tall, A.R., Bruce, C., Sharp, D., Ji, Y., Sun, Y., and Wang, N.: Genetic determinants of HDL and their relationships to atherosclerosis. Elsevier Science : 867-870,1998.

Ji Y1, Jian B, Wang N, Sun Y, Moya ML, Phillips MC, Rothblat GH, Swaney JB, Tall AR.: Scavenger receptor BI promotes high density lipoprotein-mediated cellular cholesterol efflux. J Biol Chem. 272 (34): 20982-5.,1997.

Ji Y1, Jonas A.: Properties of an N-terminal proteolytic fragment of apolipoprotein AI in solution and in reconstituted high density lipoproteins. J Biol Chem. 270 (19): 11290-7.,1995.

Hu Y, Ji Y, Wu G, Xue H.: Purification, characterization and reverse cholesterol transport of human serum apolipoprotein A-IV. Acta Academiae Medicine Sinicae 14 (4): 273-9,1992.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine Hematology Oncology Voorhees
200 Bowman Drive
Suite E125

Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: (856) 336-2641
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)