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Joseph Y. Cheung, MD, PhD, FACP, FAHA, FCPP



about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Acute kidney injury
  • ICU - nephrology
Research Interests
  • Calcium and heart failure
  • Regulation of sodium-calcium exchanger by phospholemman
  • TRPM2 channels in heart failure
  • Regulation of L-type calcium channels by phospholemman
  • TRPC channels in erythropoiesis
  • MD, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • Fellowship, Nephrology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship (Post-Doctoral), Laboratory of Dr. Alexander Leaf, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Physiological Society
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Society for Cell Biology
  • Biophysical Society
  • Society of General Physiologists
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
Awards and Honors
  • First Class Honors in Biophysics, McGill University
  • National Research Service Award, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Clinician-Scientist Award, American Heart Association Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation Best Doctors in America, Northeast Region, 1998
  • Elected to American Society of Hypertension Specialist in Clinical Hypertension
  • Best Doctors in America, 2001-2004
  • Direct Election to Fellow of American College of Physicians
  • Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical House Staff Education, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
  • American Heart Association Research Administration Volunteer Recognition Award
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Elected to Fellow of American Heart Association, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences

Office Locations

Temple Nephrology

Temple University Hospital 
3401 N. Broad Street
Outpatient Building, 4th Floor 
Philadelphia, PA 19140