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Yong Ji, MD, PhD

Yong Ji, MD, PhD Physician

Languages spoken:

  • Mandarin Chinese

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


  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2011
  • Medical Oncology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • AIDS Related Malignancies
  • All Cancer Types
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Cancer of Thyroid
  • Aromatase Inhibitor
  • Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Brca
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Follow Up
  • Breast Cancer High-Risk Counseling
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colon Tumors
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cystosarcoma Phyllodes
  • Endocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ER Negative Breast Cancer
  • ER Positive Breast Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Family History of Breast Cancer
  • Follicular Cancer of Thyroid
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Herceptin
  • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Neoplasia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Ureter
  • Medullary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Mucosal Melanoma
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Papillary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pituitary Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Tamoxifen
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Melanoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
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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)