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    George Chiang

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0984
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Dr. George Chiang is a board-certified urologist specializing in minimally invasive techniques for surgery in children and is the Chief of Pediatric Urology. In 2009 he became the first pediatric urologist on the West Coast to perform pediatric single-incision laparoscopic nephrectomy. This technique is expected to expedite the use of “scarless” surgery in the pediatric population. His clinical research activity is currently focused on comparing open versus minimally invasive techniques for nephrectomies in children.

      Dr. Chiang is also dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with spinal cord abnormalities. As the medical director and primary urologist for the Spinal Defects Clinic at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, he has substantially increased reconstructive efforts for patients with spina bifida. Dr. Chiang is a board member of Spina Bifida of San Diego.

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      1. Bush RA, Connelly CD, Pérez A, Barlow H, Chiang G. Extracting autism spectrum disorder data from the electronic health record. Appl Clin Inform. 2017 Jul 19; 8(3):731-741. PMID: 28925416.
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      2. Bush RA, Connelly CD, Pérez A, Chan N, Kuelbs C, Chiang G. Physician Perception of the Role of the Patient Portal in Pediatric Health. J Ambul Care Manage. 2017 Jul/Sep; 40(3):238-245. PMID: 28350637.
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      3. McDonald ML, Huang A, Proudfoot JA, Le JT, Chiang G, Bush RA. Association of Obesity, BMI, and Hispanic Ethnicity on Ambulatory Status in Children with Spinal Dysraphism followed near the California-Mexico Border. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(4):1956-1969. PMID: 27818449.
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      4. Bush RA, Vemulakonda VM, Corbett ST, Chiang G. Can we predict a national profile of non-attendance paediatric urology patients: a multi-institutional electronic health record study. Inform Prim Care. 2014; 21(3):132-8. PMID: 25207616.
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      5. Chiang G, Woo J. Response to the commentary 'Early clean intermittent catheterization may not prevent dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scan abnormalities in children with spinal dysraphism'. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Apr; 10(2):279. PMID: 24138890.
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      6. Chiang G, Fairbanks T. Initial use of LESS for the ACE Malone procedure in children. Urology. 2012 Sep; 80(3):717-8. PMID: 22465086.
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      7. Chiang G, Billmeyer BR, Canes D, Stoffel J, Moinzadeh A, Austin CA, Kosakowski M, Rieger-Christ KM, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC. The src-family kinase inhibitor PP2 suppresses the in vitro invasive phenotype of bladder carcinoma cells via modulation of Akt. BJU Int. 2005 Aug; 96(3):416-22. PMID: 16042741.
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      8. Canes D, Chiang G, Billmeyer BR, Austin CA, Kosakowski M, Rieger-Christ KM, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC. Histone deacetylase inhibitors upregulate plakoglobin expression in bladder carcinoma cells and display antineoplastic activity in vitro and in vivo. Int J Cancer. 2005 Feb 20; 113(5):841-8. PMID: 15499627.
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      9. Chiang G, Sefton BM. Phosphorylation of a Src kinase at the autophosphorylation site in the absence of Src kinase activity. J Biol Chem. 2000 Mar 03; 275(9):6055-8. PMID: 10692391.
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