Alexander S. Jung, M.D., is a radiologist in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at City of Hope. Dr. Jung received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, and obtained his medical doctorate from University of California, San Diego. He completed an internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a diagnostic radiology residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. While at Cedars-Sinai, he was the recipient of the Leo G. Rigler Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement from the Department of Radiology, and was chosen to be the Chief Resident in the department. Dr. Jung is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology. Prior to joining City of Hope, Dr. Jung was assistant clinical professor in the Department of Radiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is a member of numerous medical societies, and received a training grant from the NIH while in medical school at UCSD. He is also a current investigator on a grant from the National Institutes of Health, focused on high contrast ultrasound imaging. Dr. Jung is also a specialist in body imaging.
1998 –2002, M.D., University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
1993 –1997, Bachelor of Science, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2007 –2008, Fellow, Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2003 –2007, Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2002 –2003, Intern, Preliminary Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
2011 - Present, Radiologist, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
2008 - 2011, Assistant Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA
Awards & Memberships
American College of Radiology
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
American Roentgen Ray Society
Los Angeles Radiological Society
Radiological Society of North America
Jung A., Sharma G., Maceri D., et al. Review: Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of major salivary gland masses and adjacent lymph nodes. Ultrasound Quarterly. Accepted for publication (Manuscript USQ-D-10-00046R1)
Sharma G., Jung A., Maceri D., et al. Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of major salivary gland masses and adjacent lymph nodes: accuracy and impact on clinical decision-making. Radiology 2011;259:471-8.
Jung A., Grant E.G. Ultrasound interventions in the neck with emphasis on post-thyroidectomy papillary carcinoma. Ultrasound Clinics 2009 v4(1):1-16.
Hoh D.J., Maya M., Jung A., et al. Anatomical relationship of the internal carotid artery to C-1:clinical implications for screw fixation of the atlas. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 8 (4): 335-340, 2008.
Johnson K., Jung A., Murphy A., et al. Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation is a Downstream Regulator of Nitric Oxide Effects on Chondrocyte Matrix Synthesis and Mineralization. Arthritis and Rheumatism 43(7):1560-1570, 2000