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About Kimberly Hong, MD, MHSA

Kimberly Hong, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist who specializes in treating patients with advanced heart failure, including those requiring mechanical circulatory support or heart transplantation.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Hong has experience in clinical research focused on optimizing outcomes in heart failure patients who undergo heart transplantation and left ventricular assist devices. Additionally, Dr. Hong is involved in clinical research in genetic cardiomyopathies as well as heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Dr. Hong completed her fellowship in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and transplant cardiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She did her fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where she also completed her residency in internal medicine. Dr. Hong earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She also holds a master's degree in health services administration from University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Hong is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, and echocardiography.

She is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the Heart Failure Society of America.

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For more information, see Cardiovascular Services.

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

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Residency

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Fellowship

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

Master's Degree

  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-08-07

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Conditions and Treatments

  • Treatment of End Stage Heart Failure
  • Treatment of Genetic Cardiomyopathies
  • Treatment of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Management of Orthotropic Heart Transplantation
  • Management of Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Management of Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support
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
  • Cardiology