Yihung Huang, M.D.

Yihung Huang, M.D.




Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Clinical Professor


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UC Davis Medical Center

2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite B
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.  

Clinical Interests

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.

Research/Academic Interests

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


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

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2010

Professional Memberships

American Society of Transplantation

Select Recent Publications

Daniel Ramon, Yihung Huang, Lili Zhao, TrisAnn Rendulic, Jeong Park, Randall Sung, Milagros Samaniego: 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

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.

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

Yihung Huang, Satyarth Kulshrestha, Daniel Ramon, Millie Samaniego: 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.

Yihung Huang and Evan Farkash: Protocol Biopsies: Utility and Limitations. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. 2016; 23(5): 326-331.