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About Gordon Yung, MD

Gordon Yung, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist who is medical director of lung transplantation. He also specializes in advanced lung disease, including interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and COPD.

His clinical and research interests include evaluation and management of lung transplantation and end-stage COPD/emphysema, evaluation and management of pulmonary hypertension, and new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis.

As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Yung trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He completed a fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine and his residency at New York Downtown Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. He is board certified in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.

Dr. Yung speaks Cantonese fluently.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Cantonese

Date Joined Staff

  • 1997-12-03

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • Lung Transplantation
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Pulmonology (Lung)