Dr. Joseph Y Cheung MD Nephrologist

Dr. Joseph Cheung is a nephrologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Temple University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Cheung accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Temple University Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Kidney Diseases, Water-Electrolyte Balance, Calcium

Hospital Affiliation

Temple University Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1980

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1980–1983

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Pennsylvania State University
Other Training, Physiology, 1972–1976

McGill University
Other Training, Biophysics, 1968–1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Nephrology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Clinician-Scientist Award, American Heart Association

Elected Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health

Publications & Presentations

Erythropoietin modulation of intracellular calcium: a role for tyrosine phosphorylation.
Miller, B. A., Bell, L. L., Lynch, C. J., Cheung, J. Y.

Induced overexpression of phospholemman S68E mutant improves cardiac contractility and mortality after ischemia-reperfusion.
Wang, J.,Song, J.,Gao, E.,Zhang, X. Q.,Gu, T.,Yu, D.,Koch, W. J.,Feldman, A. M.,Cheung, J. Y.

TRPM2 Channels Protect Against Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Role of Mitochondria.
Miller, B. A.,Hoffman, N. E.,Merali, S.,Zhang, X. Q.,Wang, J.,Rajan, S.,Shanmughapriya, S.,Gao, E.,Barrero, C. A.,Mallilankaraman, K.,Song, J.,Gu, T.,Hirschler-Laszkiewicz, I.,Koch, W. J.,Feldman, A. M.,Madesh, M.,Cheung, J. Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • QualCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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