Young Hong, MD, General Surgery, Camden, NJ, Cooper University Health Care

YoungKiHongMD,MPH, FACS

General Surgery Camden, NJ

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Melanoma, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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  • Office

    Cooper University Hospital
    Three Cooper Plaza, Suite 411
    Camden, NJ 08103
    Phone(856) 968-7014
    Fax(856) 968-8611
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Summary

  • Dr. Young Hong is a dual board certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Camden, NJ and is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice 9 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Korean. He specializes in hepatobiliary surgery, melanoma, pancreas, and surgical oncology (other than breast) and is experienced in tumor immunotherapy, health policy, hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and healthcare disparities.

Education & Training

  • University of Louisville
    University of LouisvilleFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2016 - 2018
  • University of Louisville
    University of LouisvilleFellowship, Hepatopancreatobiliary, 2016 - 2018
  • University of LouisvilleMPH, Health Policy, 2016 - 2018
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2013 - 2016
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2011 - 2013
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterFellowship, Immunotherapy, 2010 - 2011
  • Morristown Memorial HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2008 - 2010
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineClass of 2008
  • University of VirginiaB.A., Double Major: Biology & Economics, 1999 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2016 - 2019
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2013 - 2016
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2012 - 2018
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Camden Scholars Forum 2020 - Clinical Research 1st Place Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, 2020
  • Member Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons, 2019
  • Outstanding Resident Teacher Award Georgetown School of Medicine, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Personalizing Locoregional Therapy for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer  
    Hong Y, Martin R, II, Curr Colorectal Cancer Rep

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Medicaid Expansion Is Associated with Earlier Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer
    Zhu C, Sandillos G, Sensenig R, Gaughan J, Spitz F, Atabek U, Hong Y, Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, Virtual, 2021
  • Transcriptome-driven Analysis of Ligand-receptor Interactions in the Microenvironment of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Subtypes
    Batchu S, Hakim A, Atabek U, Spitz F, Hong Y, Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, Virtual, 2021
  • Transcriptomic-driven Imputation of Stromal-Tumor Interactions in Metastatic Skin Cutaneous Melanoma
    Batchu S, Hakim A, Atabek U, Spitz F, Hong Y, Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, Virtual, 2021
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Lectures

  • Immunotherapy: Success, Challenges, and Novel Strategies 
    Coriell Institute for Medical Research - 9/24/2019
  • Immunotherapy: Success, Challenges, and Novel Strategies 
    Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, Cooper University Hospital - 1/15/2019
  • Immunotherapy: Success, Challenges, and Novel Strategies 
    Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Louisville - 6/15/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Could Minority-Serving Hospitals Be Unfairly Penalized by CMS for Readmissions?
    Could Minority-Serving Hospitals Be Unfairly Penalized by CMS for Readmissions?May 03, 2017 22:57
  • DSH Hospitals More Prone to Readmissions Following Cancer Surgery
    DSH Hospitals More Prone to Readmissions Following Cancer SurgeryMay 03, 2017 22:57
  • Readmission Rates at Hospitals After Cancer-Related Procedures Is Too Complex for Simple Reimbursement Rules
    Readmission Rates at Hospitals After Cancer-Related Procedures Is Too Complex for Simple Reimbursement RulesNovember 17, 2016 00:14
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Grant Support

  • Cooper Foundation GrantCooper Foundation/MD Anderson Cooper2018–2020

Committees

  • Admissions Committee Member, Cooper Medical School Dual Degree Program Sub-Commitee 2020 - Present
  • Member, Association of Academic Surgery Publications Committee 2020 - Present
  • Member, Cooper Surgical Residency Social Media Committee 2020 - Present
  • Admissions Committee Member, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University 2019 - Present
  • Director, Cooper Surgical Outcomes Research Committee 2019 - Present
  • Department of Surgery Representative, Cooper University Hospital Interdepartmental Research Networking Committee 2019 - Present
  • Member, Cooper IACUC Committee 2019 - Present
  • Faculty Sponsor, Cooper Medical School Surgery Interest Group 2019 - Present
  • Resident and Fellow Education Committee, The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2018 - Present
  • Program committee, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association 2017 - 2018
  • Resident Member, Medstar Surgical Outcomes Research Center 2014 - 2016
  • Resident Member, Medstar Lombardi Cancer Center Committee on Cancer 2014 - 2015

Research History

  • Principal InvestigatorOur lab focuses on immunomodulation in hepatopancreatobiliary malignancies by elucidating epigenetic dysregulation.2018 - Present
  • Surgical Oncology Research FellowInvestigating the augmentation of immunotherapy for pancreatic and hepatocellular carcinoma via epigenetic modulation in the laboratory of Dr. Robert C.G. Martin II2016 - 2018
  • MedStar Georgetown Surgical Outcomes ResearchStudied disparities in readmissions of vulnerable hospitals after cancer surgery and unintended consequences of HRRP penalty system of the Affordable Care Act.2014 - 2016
  • Research FellowResearch fellow in laboratory of Dr. David Schrump studying epigenetic regulation of various thoracic malignancies utilizing in vitro, in vivo models, immunoblots, qRT-PCR, and MTT assays.2011 - 2013
  • Research AssistantWorked as research assistant in radiation oncology department laboratory of Dr. Paul Dent using various sensitizing agents to radiation on various melanoma, glioblastoma multiforme, and prostate cell lines.2002 - 2007

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Korean

Hospital Affiliations