UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite 2112
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Philosophy of Care
Dr. Huang is committed to clear, straightforward communication to help patients understand their medical issues and partnering with them to deliver effective medical care.
Dr. Huang's clinical interests include kidney transplantation in highly sensitized recipients, promotion of living donor kidney transplantation and kidney paired donation, and treatment of chronic active antibody mediated rejection.
Dr. Huang's research interests include protocol biopsies following kidney transplantation and cost-effective surveillance strategy following kidney transplantation.
M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2004
M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2011
B.S., Stanford University, Stanford CA 1999
Internship: Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2009-2011
Internal Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis MO 2004-2007
Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2008-2010
Transplant Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2011-2012
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology,
American Society of Transplantation
Honors and Awards
Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP), UC Davis Health, 2019
�Use of Complement binding assays to assess the efficacy of antibody mediate rejection therapy and prediction of graft survival in kidney transplantation,� ASHI Best Paper of 2017 Award � 3rd place, 2019
Poster of distinction, 2013 American Transplant Congress, 2013
Select Recent Publications
Yamada C, Huang Y, Norman S, Naik A, Moussa O, Samaniego M, Cooling L. Efficacy of therapeutic plasma exchange on angiotensin II type-1 receptor antibodies on two kidney transplant recipients. Journal of Clinical Apheresis. 2018;33(2018):673-677.
Huang Y, Tilea A, Gillespie B, Shahinian V, Banerjee T, Grubbs V, Powe N, Burrows NR, Pavkov M, Saran R. Understanding Trends in Kidney Function One Year after Kidney Transplantation in the United States: Trends and Explanatory Factors. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2017;78:57-63.
Ramon D, Huang Y, Zhao L, Rendulic TA, Park J, Sung R, Samaniego M. Use of Complement Binding Assays to Assess the Efficacy of Antibody Mediated Rejection Therapy and Prediction of Graft Survival in Kidney Transplantation. Human Immunology. 2017;78(2):57-63.
Huang Y, Farkash E. Protocol Biopsies: Utility and Limitations. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. 2016;23(5):326-331.
Yang Y, Hodgin JB, Afshinnia F, Wang SQ, Wickman L, Chowdhury M, Nishizono R, Kikuchi M, Huang Y, Samaniego M, Wiggins RC. The Two Kidney to One Kidney Transition and Transplant Glomerulopathy: A Podocyte Perspective. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2015;26(6):1450-1465.
Huang Y, Kulshrestha S, Ramon D, Samaniego M. Monitoring Donor-Specific Antibodies after Kidney Transplantation – A Clinician's Perspective. American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Quarterly/Scientific Communications. 2014;38(1):21-26.
Huang Y, Samaniego M. Preemptive Kidney Transplantation: Has it Come of Age? Néphrologie & Thérapeutique. 2012;8(6):428-432.
Cheng SC, Young DO, Huang Y, Delmez JA, Coyne DW. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of niacinamide for reduction of phosphorus in hemodialysis patients. Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology. 2008;3(4):1131-1138.