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Kurt Hong, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
IRD 310 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 6571

Overview

Dr. Hong's clinical interests are bariatrics/weight management and primary care. His research interests include nutrition medicine and obesity.

Dr. Hong completed his medical degree from Harvard, with a distinction in research. He then went on to complete a Clinical Nutrition Fellowship at UCLA followed by a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Pathology.

Awards

University of California, Los Angeles: Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Fellowship in Neuroscience Research, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Soloman Scholar, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Research Day Award, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Young Investigator Award, 2008

Walter J. McKinley Prize for Research and Clinical Investigation

Massachusetts Medical Society: Regents Scholarship, 1999

Massachusetts Medical Society: award conferred by, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: award conferred by, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: award conferred by, 1994

is primary position

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: award conferred by, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: award conferred by, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: award conferred by, 2008

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2008

UCLA Department of Medicine: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2005

start date

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: start date, 1996

UCLA Department of Medicine: start date, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: start date, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: start date, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: start date, 1999

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: start date, 2005

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: full name, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: full name, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: full name, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: full name, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: full name, 1996

full name

Prostate Cancer Foundation: full name, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 2005

Required Scholarly Project Mentor

Massachusetts Medical Society: person in primary position, 1999

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: person in primary position, 1996

person in primary position

Prostate Cancer Foundation: person in primary position, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: person in primary position, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: person in primary position, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: person in primary position, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: is primary position, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: is primary position, 2005

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: is primary position, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: is primary position, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: is primary position, 2008

Massachusetts Medical Society: is primary position, 1999

Prostate Cancer Foundation: last name, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: last name, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: last name, 1999

last name

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: last name, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: last name, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: last name, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: ORNG Application URL, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: ORNG Application URL, 1996

ORNG Application URL

Prostate Cancer Foundation: ORNG Application URL, 2008

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: ORNG Application URL, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: ORNG Application URL, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: ORNG Application URL, 1999

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: HR job title, 1996

HR job title

Massachusetts Medical Society: HR job title, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: HR job title, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: HR job title, 2005

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: HR job title, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Department, 1996

Department

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Department, 2008

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Department, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: Department, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: Department, 2005

sort order

University of California, Los Angeles: sort order, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: sort order, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: sort order, 1999

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: sort order, 1996

UCLA Department of Medicine: sort order, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: sort order, 2008

Massachusetts Medical Society: Person, 1999

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Person, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Person, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: Person, 1994

Person

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Person, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Person, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Organization, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: Organization, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Organization, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: Organization, 1999

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Organization, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Organization, 2008

Organization

UCLA Department of Medicine: email address, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: email address, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: email address, 1999

Prostate Cancer Foundation: email address, 2008

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: email address, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: email address, 1994

email address

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2005

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2008

Massachusetts Medical Society: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1999

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Required Scholarly Project Mentor, 2008

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Person ID, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: Person ID, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Person ID, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: Person ID, 1999

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Person ID, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Person ID, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: label, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: label, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: label, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: label, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: label, 2005

label

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: label, 2005

position in organization

Prostate Cancer Foundation: position in organization, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: position in organization, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: position in organization, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: position in organization, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: position in organization, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: position in organization, 2005

Faculty Rank

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 2005

http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123

UCLA Department of Medicine: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 1996

Prostate Cancer Foundation: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10447-123, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: first name, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: first name, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: first name, 2005

first name

University of California, Los Angeles: first name, 1994

Prostate Cancer Foundation: first name, 2008

Massachusetts Medical Society: first name, 1999

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: preferred title, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: preferred title, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: preferred title, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: preferred title, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: preferred title, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: preferred title, 1999

preferred title

ORNG Application Instance for Person

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Agent, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: Agent, 1994

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Agent, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Agent, 2005

Massachusetts Medical Society: Agent, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: Agent, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: Department, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 1994

RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor

UCLA Department of Medicine: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: RequiredScholarlyProjectMentor, 2008

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Medicine, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Medicine, 1996

University of California, Los Angeles: Medicine, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: Medicine, 1999

Medicine

UCLA Department of Medicine: Medicine, 2005

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Medicine, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: Award or Honor Receipt, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Award or Honor Receipt, 2005

Award or Honor Receipt

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Award or Honor Receipt, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Award or Honor Receipt, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: Award or Honor Receipt, 1999

UCLA Department of Medicine: Award or Honor Receipt, 2005

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: has faculty rank, 2005

University of California, Los Angeles: has faculty rank, 1994

UCLA Department of Medicine: has faculty rank, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: has faculty rank, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: has faculty rank, 1999

has faculty rank

Prostate Cancer Foundation: has faculty rank, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: Associate Professor, 1994

Associate Professor

UCLA Department of Medicine: Associate Professor, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Associate Professor, 2008

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Associate Professor, 1996

Massachusetts Medical Society: Associate Professor, 1999

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Associate Professor, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Faculty Rank, 1996

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Faculty Rank, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Faculty Rank, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Faculty Rank, 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: Faculty Rank, 1994

Massachusetts Medical Society: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1999

University of California, Los Angeles: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1996

Keck School of Medicine of USC

UCLA Department of Medicine: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2005

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2008

Agent

University of California, Los Angeles: Position, 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA: Position, 2005

UCLA Department of Medicine: Position, 2005

Harvard University Commonwealth Fund: Position, 1996

Position

Massachusetts Medical Society: Position, 1999

Prostate Cancer Foundation: Position, 2008

Publications

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Fasting-mimicking diet and markers/risk factors for aging, diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Feb 15; 9(377). View in: PubMed

Naltrexone/Bupropion extended release-induced weight loss is independent of nausea in subjects without diabetes. Clin Obes. 2016 Oct; 6(5):305-12. View in: PubMed

Body fat and body-mass index among a multiethnic sample of college-age men and women. J Obes. 2013; 2013:790654. View in: PubMed

Insulin, hs-CRP, leptin, and adiponectin. An analysis of their relationship to the metabolic syndrome in an obese population with an elevated waist circumference. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2008 Mar; 6(1):64-73. View in: PubMed

A controlled trial of protein enrichment of meal replacements for weight reduction with retention of lean body mass. Nutr J. 2008; 7:23. View in: PubMed

Differentiation of human circulating fibrocytes as mediated by transforming growth factor-beta and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma. J Biol Chem. 2007 Aug 3; 282(31):22910-20. View in: PubMed

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: pathogenesis, identification, progression, and management. Nutr Rev. 2007 Aug; 65(8 Pt 1):376-84. View in: PubMed

Characterization of human fibrocytes as circulating adipocyte progenitors and the formation of human adipose tissue in SCID mice. FASEB J. 2005 Dec; 19(14):2029-31. View in: PubMed

CXCR2/CXCR2 ligand biology during lung transplant ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 15; 175(10):6931-9. View in: PubMed

Role of CXCR2/CXCR2 ligands in vascular remodeling during bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. J Clin Invest. 2005 May; 115(5):1150-62. View in: PubMed

Circulating fibrocytes traffic to the lungs in response to CXCL12 and mediate fibrosis. J Clin Invest. 2004 Aug; 114(3):438-46. View in: PubMed

Body weight loss with phentermine alone versus phentermine and fenfluramine with very-low-calorie diet in an outpatient obesity management program: a retrospective study. Curr Ther Res Clin Exp. 2003 Jul; 64(7):447-60. View in: PubMed

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