EDUCATION

Medical School

  • National Yang-Ming University , 2008 , Taipei , Taiwan

Graduate Degree

  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2010 , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 2012 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Duke University Medical Center , 2017 , Durham , NC

Graduate Degree

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 2018 , Cambridge , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2020 , Boston , MA

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. A Machine Learning Model to Maximize Efficiency and “Face Time” in Ambulatory Clinics. Urology Practice. 2021; 8. View abstract
  2. Selecting Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux Who are Most Likely to Benefit from Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Application of Machine Learning to RIVUR. J Urol. 2021 04; 205(4):1170-1179. View abstract
  3. Pattern recognition algorithm to identify detrusor overactivity on urodynamics. Neurourol Urodyn. 2021 01; 40(1):428-434. View abstract
  4. Why Does Prevention of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection not Result in Less Renal Scarring? A Deeper Dive into the RIVUR Trial. J Urol. 2019 08; 202(2):400-405. View abstract
  5. Targeted Workup after Initial Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: Using a Novel Machine Learning Model to Identify Children Most Likely to Benefit from Voiding Cystourethrogram. J Urol. 2019 07; 202(1):144-152. View abstract
  6. Hospital and ED charges for spina bifida care in the United States between 2006 and 2014: Over $2 billion annually. Disabil Health J. 2019 07; 12(3):431-436. View abstract
  7. The association between continuous antibiotic prophylaxis and UTI from birth until initial postnatal imaging evaluation among newborns with antenatal hydronephrosis. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 12; 14(6):539.e1-539.e6. View abstract
  8. Crowdsourcing utility estimation for spina bifida in the general population. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2017 12 11; 10(3-4):257-266. View abstract
  9. Readmissions, unplanned emergency room visits, and surgical retreatment rates after anti-reflux procedures. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Oct; 13(5):507.e1-507.e7. View abstract
  10. Open versus minimally invasive surgical approaches in pediatric urology: Trends in utilization and complications. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Jun; 13(3):283.e1-283.e9. View abstract
  11. Utility Estimation for Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux: Methodological Considerations Using an Online Survey Platform. J Urol. 2017 03; 197(3 Pt 1):805-810. View abstract
  12. What are we Doing Wrong? The High Rate of Stone Recurrence in Children. J Urol. 2017 01; 197(1):10. View abstract
  13. A Nationwide Assessment of the Emergency Department Management of Acute Urinary Retention Due to Urethral Stricture. Urology. 2017 Feb; 100:79-83. View abstract
  14. Increased pediatric sub-specialization is associated with decreased surgical complication rates for inpatient pediatric urology procedures. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Dec; 12(6):388.e1-388.e7. View abstract
  15. Is the Economic Impact and Utilization of Imaging Studies for Pediatric Urolithiasis Across the United States Increasing? Urology. 2016 Aug; 94:208-13. View abstract
  16. Open versus minimally invasive ureteroneocystostomy: A population-level analysis. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Aug; 12(4):232.e1-6. View abstract
  17. Outcomes of Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Ureteroscopy for Treatment of Pediatric Urolithiasis. J Urol. 2016 07; 196(1):196-201. View abstract
  18. Nationwide Trends and Variations in Urological Surgical Interventions and Renal Outcome in Patients with Spina Bifida. J Urol. 2016 Apr; 195(4 Pt 2):1189-94. View abstract
  19. Trends in Sickle Cell Disease-related Priapism in U.S. Children's Hospitals. Urology. 2016 Mar; 89:118-22. View abstract
  20. Medical expulsive therapy for pediatric urolithiasis: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Dec; 11(6):321-7. View abstract
  21. Hospital Surgical Volume and Associated Postoperative Complications of Pediatric Urological Surgery in the United States. J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):506-11. View abstract
  22. Estimating the nationwide, hospital based economic impact of pediatric urolithiasis. J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl):1855-9. View abstract
  23. Complications of surgical management of upper tract calculi in spina bifida patients: analysis of nationwide data. J Urol. 2015 Apr; 193(4):1270-4. View abstract
  24. Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Urol. 2015 Mar; 193(3):963-9. View abstract
  25. Emergent care patterns in patients with spina bifida: a case-control study. J Urol. 2015 Jan; 193(1):268-73. View abstract
  26. Use of nephron sparing surgery and impact on survival in children with Wilms tumor: a SEER analysis. J Urol. 2014 Oct; 192(4):1196-202. View abstract
  27. Evaluation of the contralateral inguinal ring in clinically unilateral inguinal hernia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hernia. 2014 Jun; 18(3):311-24. View abstract
  28. Shock wave lithotripsy vs ureteroscopy: variation in surgical management of kidney stones at freestanding children's hospitals. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1402-7. View abstract
  29. Use of the ureteral access sheath during ureteroscopy in children. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4 Suppl):1728-33. View abstract