Dr. Chung was born and raised in Los Angeles, before going away for his undergraduate studies. Upon completion of medical school and residency, he returned to Los Angeles for his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UCLA. During his education and training, he took a special interest in conditions related to autoimmune diseases and interstitial lung disease. Upon completion of his training, he stayed on in a faculty position at UCLA.
Dr. Chung has a general pulmonary practice in the UCLA clinic in Burbank, seeing patients with a wide variety of pulmonary conditions, including but not limited to asthma, COPD, pulmonary nodules, pneumonia, and interstitial lung disease. He has admitting privileges for Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank as well as Barlow Respiratory Hospital in downtown Los Angeles.
Dr. Chung also continues to see patients in the Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic at Westwood, as he did during his fellowship training. He is a member of the multidisciplinary Interstitial Lung Disease advisory board and participates in research studies enrolling patients into studies investigating novel therapies for patients with interstitial lung disease. Many of his patients have an associated autoimmune condition.
Additionally, Dr. Chung takes care of patients admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Units at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.