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Yonghong Huan, MD

Yonghong Huan, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Mandarin

Dr. Huan is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Nephrology, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS-related Kidney Complications
  • Anemia and Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetic Kidney Diseases
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Glomerulonephritis (GN)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Drug-related Adverse Effects
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Scleroderma
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Vasculitis
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrology Consultation
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Paragangliomas
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Renal Disease and Pregnancy
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renovascular Hypertension
  • Second Opinion

Description of Clinical Expertise

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney disease, glomerular disease, electrolyte disorders, kidney stones, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis

special interests in pregnancy related renal complications and high risk pregnancy due to chronic kidney disease

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha, National American Society of Hypertension, National American Society of Nephrology, National International Society of Nephrology, International International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Huan is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

hypertension and chronic kidney disease

Selected Publications:

Huan Y, Cohen DL, Townsend RR: Central Aortic Pressure, Arterial Compliance: Emerging Tool to Identify and Guide Therapy for High Risk African American Patients Hypertension in High Risk African Americans : 2014.

Cohen D, Huan Y, and Townsend R: Home BP Monitoring in Chronic Kidney Disease AJKD : 2014.

Cohen DL, Huan Y, Townsend RR: Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease Current Hypertension Reports 15 (3): 160-166,2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL: Renal Denervation: A Potential New Treatment for Severe Hypertension Clinical Cardiology 36 (1): 10-14,2013.

Huan Yonghong, Kapoor Shiv, Deloach Stephanie, Ommen Elizabeth, Meyers Kevin, Townsend Raymond R: Changes in biomarkers associated with living kidney donation. American journal of nephrology 38 (3): 212-7,2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: Evaluation and Management of Hypertension (Chapter 67) NFK's Primer on Kidney Diseases, 6th edition : 2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL: Renal Denervation as Therapy for Hypertension McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology : 2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: The single pill triple combination of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of hypertension Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 13 (16): 2409-15,2012.

Rosas SE, Reese PP, Huan Y, Doria C, Cochetti PT, Doyle A: Pretransplant physical activity predicts all-cause mortality in kidney transplant recipients American Journal of Nephrology 35 (1): 17-23,2012.

Huan Y, Deloach S, Keith SW, Goodfriend TL, Falkner B: Aldosterone and aldosterone: renin ratio associations with insulin resistance and blood pressure in African Americans Journal of the American Society of Hypertension 6 (1): 56-65,2012.

Academic Contact Info

1 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2638
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)