Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 52

Dr. Chon
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists

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. He is affiliated with medical facilities Cox Medical Center South and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chon to book an appointment.

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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

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

    Biography

    Dr. Chon is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), and serves as the Medical Director of the Renal Transplant...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology
    • Transplant Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2003
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
    NY Presbyn Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
    Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1997
    Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    ,

    Languages

    • English
    • Korean

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Phi Beta Kappa,

    Media & Publications

    • Rapamycin is an effective inhibitor of human renal cancer metastasis., 2003
    • 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: treatment, 11/2007
    • Acute renal allograft rejection: diagnosis, 11/2007

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Chon has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Chon's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Chon frequently treats Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, and Kidney Infection, Acute. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Chon treats.

    Where is Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD's office located?

    Dr. Chon's office is located at 4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240, Kansas City, MO 64111. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Woojin James Chon, MD speak?

    Dr. Chon speaks Korean and English. View profile to see all.

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    Experience and Background Checks

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Missouri
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Chon's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Chon treats Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease more than 88% of his peers

    Dr. Chon treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

    Hypertension
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Chon treats Hypertension more than 78% of his peers

    Dr. Chon treats this condition more than 78% 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
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    Kidney Infection, Acute
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    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Chon treats Kidney Infection, Acute more than 69% of his peers

    Dr. Chon treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

    Dr. Chon's conditions and procedures:

    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Biopsy
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertension
    • Kidney Infection
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Transplant
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
    • Vasculitis

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    Dr. Chon accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    MultiPlan
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    PHCS Network PPO
    Sagamore Health Network
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    UnitedHealthCare
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    Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240 Kansas City, MO 64111
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