Augustine Chung, MD

Augustine Chung, MD

Pulmonology| Critical Care Medicine
Primary Location
UCLA Health Pulmonology
200 Medical Plaza
365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-9718

About

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. Dr. Chung sees patients with a wide variety of pulmonary conditions, including but not limited to interstial lung disease, sarcoidosis, asthma, emphysema, pulmonary nodules, and pneumonia. He has been a member of the multidisciplinary UCLA Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic since 2014, and he sees patients in the Burbank and Westwood locations.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2017
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2017

Residency

New York-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2013

Internship

New York-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2011

Degree

Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, MD, 2010

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Research

Interests

  1. Augustine Chung 1, May Lin Wilgus 1, Gregory Fishbein 2, Joseph P Lynch 3rd 1, Pulmonary and Bronchiolar Involvement in Sjogren's Syndrome, Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Apr;40(2):235-254. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688448. Epub 2019 May 28.
  2. Volkmann ER, Chung A, Saggar R, Belperio JA, Lynch JP 3rd. Pulmonary Hypertension Complicating Connective Tissue Disease. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct;38(5):619-635. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606203. Epub 2017 Oct 15.
  3. Ma KC, Chung A, Aronson KI, Krishnan JK, Barjaktarevic IZ, Berlin DA, Schenck EJ. Bronchoscopic intubation is an effective airway strategy in critically ill patients. J Crit Care. 2017 Apr;38:92-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.10.022. Epub 2016 Nov 4.
  4. Chung A, Fishman M, Dasenbrook EC, Loparo KA, Dick TE, Jacono FJ. Isoflurane and ketamine anesthesia have different effects on ventilatory pattern variability in rats. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 Feb 1;185(3):659-64. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2012.12.001. Epub 2012 Dec 14.
  5. Harvey BG, Strulovici-Barel Y, Vincent TL, Mezey JG, Raviram R, Gordon C, Salit J, Tilley AE, Chung A, Sanders A, Crystal RG. High correlation of the response of upper and lower lobe small airway epithelium to smoking. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 9;8(9):e72669.
  6. Chung A, Goel A. Images in clinical medicine. De Garengeot's hernia. N Engl J Med. 2009 Sep 10;361(11):e18
  7. Pulmonary Vasculitis (Necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Microscopic polyangiitis) Augustine Chung Joseph P. Lynch
  8. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Augustine Chung Sam Weigt