Steven Chin-Sing Yung

Steven Chin-Sing Yung, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Steven Yung, M.D., F.A.A.P., has been an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Mount Sinai since 2011. He completed his General Pediatric Residency, Chief Resident year, and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training at Weill Cornell Medical College / New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics and an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Yung’s clinical interest and expertise cover the breadth and depth of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and he has a special interest in treatment of children with respiratory failure, septic shock, solid organ transplant needs, and congenital cardiac abnormalities.

Dr. Yung has been recognized for his education of the Pediatric Residents at Mount Sinai, having been awarded Attending of the Year in 2011. Previously he had won teaching awards during residency. He is active in the education of medical students rotating through in pediatrics.

In addition to his clinical and educator roles, Dr. Yung is a Medical Director of Pediatrics Quality Improvement and Safety Services. In this role, he has led projects such as Stop Sepsis for the institution, as well as serving as quality improvement project mentor to Pediatric trainees and faculty. He is a recent graduate of Cincinnati Children’s Intermediate Improvement Science Series course. Dr. Yung is the physician lead for Kravis Children’s participation in the Child Health Patient Safety Organization and the Solution for Patients Safety – two national collaboratives aiming to eliminate harm in hospitalized children.

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Intubation And Mechanical Ventilation
  • Septic Shock


MD, University of Virginia

Residency, Pediatrics, New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship, Pediatric Crit. Care, New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center

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