Miriam H Chung, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
Specialties:Internal Medicine, Nephrology
Miriam Chung, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. She is the Program Director for Nephrology Fellowship. Her other roles include Clinical Director of Glomerular Diseases Clinic, and Associate Clinical Director for Division of Nephrology.
She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai, completed residency training at Yale, where she also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Chung then completed her Nephrology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell, and Glomerular Diseases fellowship at Columbia. Prior to joining Mount Sinai in 2017, she was a Nephrologist at Rogosin Institute/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell. Her clinical interests include glomerular diseases (ex. lupus nephritis, IgA nephropathy, vasculitis, nephrotic syndrome, etc).
She is active in the education of fellows and housestaff, and has received numerous teaching awards, including the J James Smith Teaching Award by Cornell Medicine Housestaff, and Teaching Attending of the Year Award by Mount SInai Nephrology Fellows for three consecutive years.
- Acute Interstitial Nephritis
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Blood Vessel Inflammation / Vasculitis
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Congenital Kidney Disease
- Kidney Biopsy
- Kidney Disease (Acute Or Chronic)
- Kidney Transplant
- Lupus Kidney Diseases
- Membranous Nephropathy
- Nephrotic Syndrome
- Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Proteinuria (Protein In The Urine)
MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell
Fellowship, Other, Not Listed, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Resident Report Attending of the Year Award
Teaching Excellence Award for “Outstanding Contributions as an Educator
J James Smith Teaching Award “Who Exemplifies Qualities of Teacher, Scholar, and Physician”
Teacher of the Year Award
Distinguished Houseofficer Award for "All-around Excellence"
Interest in clinical research in glomerular diseases, including lupus nephritis, IgA nephropathy, and FSGS.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr. Chung did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2022 and/or 2023: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.
Physicians who provide services at hospitals and facilities in the Mount Sinai Health System might not participate in the same health plans as those Mount Sinai hospitals and facilities (even if the physicians are employed or contracted by those hospitals or facilities).
Information regarding insurance participation and billing by this physician may be found on this page, and can also be obtained by contacting this provider directly. Because physicians insurance participation can change, the insurance information on this page may not always be up-to-date. Please contact this physician directly to obtain the most up-to-date insurance information.
Insurance and health plan networks that the various Mount Sinai Health System hospitals and facilities participate in can be found on the Mount Sinai Health System website.