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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jong Hee Chung, M.D. View profile as PDF

Jong Hee Chung

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chung specializes in the treatment of children with cancers and blood disorders, with a particular focus on hemoglobinopathies, including sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Chungs research interests are focused on improvements in supportive care and quality of life for children with hemoglobinopathies.


Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, hematology-Oncology


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology



Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


Hematology/Oncology Clinic


UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5959
Phone: 800-800--362-5566

Additional Phone:

Clinic Fax: 916-734-0980
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-703-5210
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

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M.D., New York University, New York, New York, 2005
B.A., St. John's University, annapolis, MD, 1997


Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, CA, 2008
Harbor-UCLA (Chief Resident), Torrance, CA, 2009


Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, 2012

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 2008
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology,

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Hematology
American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Children’s Oncology Group

Select Recent Publications:

Chung J and Fung E. Nutrition for patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia. In: Greer F and Kleinman R, eds. Yellow Book: Pediatric Nutrition (7th ed): American Academy of Pediatrics; 2013

To see if Jong Hee Chung is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).