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Wendy Chung | Medical Services

Programs & Services


  • English

Wendy Chung | Education

Undergraduate School

Cornell University

1990, Ithaca, NY

Graduate School

Rockefeller University

1996, New York, NY

Medical School

Cornell University Medical College

1998, New York, NY



Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

1999, New York, NY



Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

2000, New York, NY


Clinical Genetics; Molecular Genetics

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

2003, New York, NY

Wendy Chung | Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Genetics)
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics)

Wendy Chung | Professional History

Wendy Chung, MD, PhD is a clinical and molecular geneticist and the Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chung directs NIH funded research programs in human genetics of pulmonary hypertension, breast cancer, obesity, diabetes, autism, birth defects including congenital diaphragmatic hernia and congenital heart disease.

Dr. Chung is a national leader in the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics. She was the recipient of the Rare Impact Award from the National Organization of Rare Disorders, and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Physicians. Dr. Chung received her B.A. in biochemistry from Cornell University, her M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and her Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University in genetics.

Wendy Chung | Publications

To diagnose and develop new treatments for rare genetic conditions.