Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Yoogoo  Kang, MD

Yoogoo Kang, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Vice Chairman of Research, Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Hepatic Transplantation Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology - Liver Transplant

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Office Locations

5480 Gibbon Building
111 S. 11th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-2765
Fax: (215) 503-3456

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Seoul National University, Korea, Medical School


  • Hospital of St. Raphael


  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Magee Women's Hospital - University of Pittsburgh

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO

Recent Publications

Current view of coagulation system

Noninvasive monitoring of cerebral perfusion pressure in patients with acute liver failure using transcranial doppler ultrasonography

Acute hypotensive transfusion reaction during liver transplantation in a patient on angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors from low aminopeptidase P activity

Current View of the Coagulation System

Anti-IL2 Induction in Liver Transplantation with 93% Rejection-Free Patient and Graft Survival at 18 Months

Basiliximab Induction in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients With 93% Rejection-Free Patient and Graft Survival at 24 Months

Coagulation and liver transplantation

Cerebral hemodynamic and metabolic profiles in fulminant hepatic failure: Relationship to outcome

Reply to role of echocardiography in detecting portopulmonary hypertension in liver transplant candidates [4]

Rapid transfusion devices for hemorrhagic cardiothoracic trauma

Intracardiac thrombus formation and pulmonary thromboembolism immediately after graft reperfusion in 7 patients undergoing liver transplantation

Coagulopathies in hepatic disease

Is there occult tissue ischemia in chronic end-stage liver disease?

The hepatopulmonary syndrome

Venous-right atrial bypass for superior vena cava thrombosis during orthotopic liver transplantation

Coagulation and liver transplantation: Current concepts

Transfusion based on clinical coagulation monitoring does reduce hemorrhage during liver transplantation.

Hemodynamic effects of inhaled nitric oxide in four patients with severe liver disease and pulmonary hypertension

Update on anesthesia for orthotopic liver transplantation

Altered endothelin homeostasis in patients undergoing liver transplantation