Peter Chin-Hong, MD

Infectious disease physician

Dr. Peter Chin-Hong specializes in treating infectious diseases, particularly infections that develop in patients who have suppressed immune systems, such as solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and HIV+ organ transplant recipients. His research focuses on human papillomavirus, Chagas disease and viral and fungal infections in patients with suppressed immune systems. His work on the subject has been published in numerous journals and books.

Chin-Hong earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University, before completing an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF, where he is a professor of clinical medicine and associate director of the CTSI Predoctoral Research Fellowship Programs. Chin-Hong is the recipient of numerous prestigious UCSF awards, including the Excellence in Direct Teaching and Core Curriculum Distinction in Teaching Award. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Microbiology and American Society of Transplantation.

Clinics

Infectious Disease at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0327
Phone: (415) 353-2626
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Thursday
8:20 – 11:40 a.m.

Academic Title

Professor

More about Peter Chin-Hong

Education

Brown University School of Medicine 1997

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2000

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Fung M, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Langelier C, Lo M, Graff L, Tan M, Logan AC, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections on Isavuconazole Prophylaxis and Treatment: What is Happening in the Real-world Setting? Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 31.
  2. Abanyie FA, Valice E, Delli Carpini KW, Gray EB, McAuliffe I, Chin-Hong PV, Handali S, Montgomery SP, Huprikar S. Organ donor screening practices for Strongyloides stercoralis infection among US organ procurement organizations. Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 07; e12865.
  3. Chin-Hong PV. Still ironing out the best way to diagnose infection. Liver Transpl. 2017 Dec; 23(12):1499-1500.
  4. Hamandi B, Fegbeutel C, Silveira FP, Verschuuren EA, Younus M, Mo J, Yan J, Ussetti P, Chin-Hong PV, Solé A, Holmes-Liew CL, Billaud EM, Grossi PA, Manuel O, Levine DJ, Barbers RG, Hadjiliadis D, Aram J, Singer LG, Husain S. Voriconazole and squamous cell carcinoma after lung transplantation: A multicenter study. Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan; 18(1):113-124.
  5. Kay A, Barry PM, Annambhotla P, Greene C, Cilnis M, Chin-Hong P, Arger N, McNitt L, Neidlinger N, Shah N, Basavaraju SV, Kuehnert M, Shaw T. Solid Organ Transplant-Transmitted Tuberculosis Linked to a Community Outbreak - California, 2015. Am J Transplant. 2017 Oct; 17(10):2733-2736.
  6. Schwartz BS, Chin-Hong PV. A Call to Action: Infectious Diseases Medical Educators Needed. J Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 15; 216(suppl_5):S600-S605.
  7. Kay A, Barry PM, Annambhotla P, Greene C, Cilnis M, Chin-Hong P, Arger N, McNitt L, Neidlinger N, Shah N, Basavaraju SV, Kuehnert M, Shaw T. Solid Organ Transplant-Transmitted Tuberculosis Linked to a Community Outbreak - California, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Aug 04; 66(30):801-805.
  8. Thompson GR, Blair JE, Wang S, Bercovitch R, Bolaris M, Van Den Akker D, Lopez R, Heidari A, Catanzaro A, Cadena J, Chin-Hong P, Spellberg B, Johnson R. Adjunctive Corticosteroid Therapy in the Treatment of Coccidioidal Meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 15; 65(2):338-341.
  9. Hibler BP, Saylor DK, Chin-Hong P, Arron ST. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Full-Face Laser Resurfacing in Transplant Recipients. Dermatol Surg. 2017 04; 43(4):599-604.
  10. Hsia YC, Chin-Hong PV, Levin MH. Epstein-Barr Virus Neuroretinitis in a Lung Transplant Patient. J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 03; 37(1):43-47.
  11. Smith RM, Muehlenbachs A, Schaenmann J, Baxi S, Koo S, Blau D, Chin-Hong P, Thorner AR, Kuehnert MJ, Wheeler K, Liakos A, Jackson JW, Benedict T, da Silva AJ, Ritter JM, Rollin D, Metcalfe M, Goldsmith CS, Visvesvara GS, Basavaraju SV, Zaki S. Three Cases of Neurologic Syndrome Caused by Donor-Derived Microsporidiosis. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 03; 23(3):387-395.
  12. MacDougall C, Schwartz BS, Kim L, Nanamori M, Shekarchian S, Chin-Hong PV. An Interprofessional Curriculum on Antimicrobial Stewardship Improves Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Appropriate Antimicrobial Use and Collaboration. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofw225.
  13. Sircar AD, Abanyie F, Blumberg D, Chin-Hong P, Coulter KS, Cunningham D, Huskins WC, Langelier C, Reid M, Scott BJ, Shirley DA, Babik JM, Belova A, Sapp SG, McAuliffe I, Rivera HN, Yabsley MJ, Montgomery SP. Raccoon Roundworm Infection Associated with Central Nervous System Disease and Ocular Disease - Six States, 2013-2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Sep 09; 65(35):930-3.
  14. Chin-Hong PV. Human Papillomavirus in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Semin Nephrol. 2016 09; 36(5):397-404.
  15. Langelier C, Reid MJ, Halabi C, Witek N, LaRiviere A, Shah M, Wilson MR, Chin-Hong P, Douglas V, Kazacos KR, Babik JM. Baylisascaris procyonis-Associated Meningoencephalitis in a Previously Healthy Adult, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 08; 22(8):1480-4.
  16. Shekarchian S, Schwartz BS, Teherani A, Irby D, Chin-Hong PV. Is It Time for a Coordinated and Longitudinal Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship Education? Clin Infect Dis. 2016 09 15; 63(6):848-9.
  17. Reid MJ, Shannon EM, Baxi SM, Chin-Hong P. Steak tartare endocarditis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 25; 2016.
  18. Shannon EM, Reid MJ, Chin-Hong P. Late aspergilloma of a renal allograft without need for operative management: a case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2016 Apr; 18(2):261-5.
  19. Bock M, Garcia HH, Chin-Hong P, Baxi SM. Under seize: neurocysticercosis in an immigrant woman and review of a growing neglected disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 18; 2015.
  20. Pettersen KD, Pappas PG, Chin-Hong P, Baxi SM. A paradoxical decline: intracranial lesions in two HIV-positive patients recovering from cryptococcal meningitis. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Oct 16; 2015.

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