Dr. Faith Hilda Kung MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Faith Kung is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in San Diego, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns. She received her medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. She is one of 14 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and one of 11 at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego
Ranked #46 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1960 - 1961

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1957 - 1960

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1957

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Ifosfamide with mesna uroprotection and etoposide in recurrent, refractory acute leukemia in childhood. A Pediatric Oncology Group Study.
Bernstein, M. L., Whitehead, V. M., Devine, S., Grier, H., Kung, F., Krischer, J., Dreyer, Z., Bell, B., Land, V., Buchanan, G. R.

A comparative study of the long term psychosocial functioning of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors treated by intrathecal methotrexate with or without cranial radiation.
Hill, J. M., Kornblith, A. B., Jones, D., Freeman, A., Holland, J. F., Glicksman, A. S., Boyett, J. M., Lenherr, B., Brecher, M. L., Dubowy, R., Kung, F., Maurer, H., Holland, J. C.

Daunorubicin (NSC-83142) versus daunorubicin plus prednisone (NSC-10023) versus daunorubicin plus vincristine (NSC-67574) plus prednisone in advanced childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Jones, B., Cuttner, J., Levy, R. N., Patterson, R. B., Kung, F., Pleuss, H. J., Falkson, G., Treat, C. L., Haurani, F., Burgert, E. O., Rosner, F., Carey, R. W., Lukens, J., Blom, J., Degnan, T. J., Wohl, H., Glidewell, O., Holland, J. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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