Miriam H Chung

Miriam H Chung, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology

Specialty:

Nephrology

Miriam Chung, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. Her roles include Clinical Director of Glomerular Diseases Clinic, Associate Clinical Director for Division of Nephrology, and Associate Program Director for  Nephrology Fellowship. 

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 from 2018-2020. 

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Adrenal Hypertension
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Blood Vessel Inflammation / Vasculitis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Kidney Disease
  • Dialysis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypernatremia

Education

MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Yale

Fellowship, Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship, Nephrology, New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center

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