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Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 50

Dr. Chon

Saint Lukes Transplant Specs

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240 Kansas City, MO 64111
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Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in nephrology.

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About Me

I believe in helping my patients to be well-informed and be an active participant in their pre- and post-transplant care.


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology


University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Harvard Beth Israel Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Rochester Strong Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
University Of Rochester Strong Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Cornell University
Undergraduate School


  • Korean
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa,

Media & Publications

  • Investigational methods in diagnosis of acute renal allograft rejection, 11/2007
  • On the intra-operative molecular status of renal allografts after vascular reperfusion and clinical outcomes, 2005
  • Influenza immunization practices in the renal and kidney-pancreas transplant programs in the U.S.: changing trends over the past decade, 2010
  • Acute renal allograft rejection: diagnosis, 11/2007
  • Acute renal allograft rejection: treatment, 11/2007
  • Rapamycin is an effective inhibitor of human renal cancer metastasis., 2003

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(816) 932-4655

Dr. Chon accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chon treats Hypertension more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Chon treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Acute Kidney Failure

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chon treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Chon treats this condition more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Chon's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Biopsy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Renal Transplant Rejection