Un Kang, MD, Neurology, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

UnJungKangMD

Neurology New York, NY

Movement Disorder

Founders Professor of Neurology, Director of Translational Research, Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, NYU Langone Health

Overview of Dr. Kang

Dr. Un Kang is a neurologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with NYU Langone Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice 35 years. Dr. Kang accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 242 doctors at NYU Langone Hospitals who specialize in Neurology.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusResidency, Neurology, 1984 - 1987
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1983
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 1982
  • The University of ChicagoBA, Chemistry, With Honors, 1978
  • University of North CarolinaNo Degree, Chemistry, 1976
  • Seoul National UniversityNo Degree, 1975

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1992 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1990 - 1992
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1982 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Castle Connolly
  • Distinguished Lectureship Award New England Bioscience Society, 2017
  • State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, Larry Benardo Memorial Lecture 2014
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Axctosidase A activity in Parkinson�s disease  
    Alcalay RN, Wolf P, Levy OA, Kang UJ, Waters C, Fahn S, Ford B, Kuo SH, Vanegas N, Shah H, Liong C, Narayan S, Pauciulo MW, Nichols WC, Gan-Or Z, Rouleau GA, Chung WK..., Neurobiology of Disease; Neurobiol Dis, 1/1/2018
  • Enhanced histamine H2 excitation of striatal cholinergic interneurons in L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia  
    Lim A, Xia R, Ding Y, Won L, Ray WJ, Hitchcock SA, McGehee D, Neurobiol Dis, 1/1/2015
  • Longitudinal follow-up of SWEDD Subjects in PRECEPT study  
    Marek K, Seibyl J, Eberly S, Oakes D, Shoulson I, Lang A, Hyson C, Jennings D, and The Parkinson Study Group PRECEPT Investigators, Neurology, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • A Prospective Clinical Cohort and Biorepository of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
    Kim J, Gupta D, Liong C, Ma T, Kang UJ, Kuo S-H, Alcalay R, Sklerov M, American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/1/2018
  • Modulating SNr neuronal activity in PD and LID
    Hu Y, Ma T, Ding Y, Kang UJ, Gordon Conference on Basal Ganglia, 1/1/2018
  • Associative learning contributes to motor impairment after dopamine depletion and is associated with activation of striatopallidal spiny projection neurons
    Cheung T, Ding Y, Kang UJ, Gordon Conference on Basal Ganglia, 1/1/2018
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Lectures

  • Aberrant motor learning in PD: learning to move slow? 
    1/30/2018
  • Beyond dopamine and DBS in PD therapy: cell-type specific modulation 
    Florence, Italy - 1/14/2018
  • Shaking it up 
    HNA Palisades Conference Center, Palisades, NY - 1/8/2018
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Grant Support

  • Pathological Striatopallidal Neural Ensemble in Learned Motor Impairment in PDNIH2019–2024
  • The striatal cholinergic interneurons in Parkinson’s disease and treatmentNIH2017–2021
  • Regulation of l-dopa induced dyskinesia by the substantia nigra pars reticulataNIH2018–2020
  • Striatal Cholinergic Neurons And L-DOPA Induced DyskinesiaNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2009–2012
  • Neuroprotective Mechanism Of DJ-1 In Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2007–2011
  • The Neuroprotective Effect Of TetrahydrobiopterinNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2003–2007
  • Dopamine Regulation In Parkinsonian RAT By Gene TherapyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2002–2006
  • Catecholamine Regulation In Genetically Modified GraftsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1998–2001
  • Catecholamine Regulation In Genetically Modified GraftsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1993–1997
  • Neurotransmitter Expression In Aging BrainNational Institute On Aging1992
  • Neurotransmitter Gene Expression In Aging BrainNational Institute On Aging1991–1992
  • Neurotransmitter Gene Expression In Aging BrainNational Institute On Aging1990
  • Neurotransmitter Gene Expression In Aging BrainNational Institute On Aging1988–1989

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Sagamore Health Plus
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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