Jen-Tien Wung, MD, USA
Dr. Jen-Tien Wung is a neonatologist in New York, New York. He received his medical degree from Taipei Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin) and Taiwanese.
Dr. Wung has directed the well-attended annual conferences on “Respiratory Care of the Newborn – A Practical Approach” at Columbia University Medical Center since 1988. He is often invited for visiting professorships and has delivered more than 200 lectures on neonatal respiratory care in more than 20 countries.
He is also the recipient of several awards. In 2013, Dr. Wung was honored in the “Neonatology Hall of Fame,” which was established to honor remarkable individuals whose efforts have positively impacted the care of critically ill neonates.
Dr. Wung’s major expertises include: Bubble Nasal CPAP therapy, Gentler and kinder mechanical ventilation and NAVA, Management of infants with PPHN. Using continuous nebulization of iloprost for PPHN unresponsive to Inhaled Nitric Oxide, Treatment of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) for infant with Pierre Robin sequence, and Technique of one-lung ventilation in neonates.
Publications (more than 40):
1- Non-invasive inhaled nitric oxide in the treatment of hypoxemic respiratory failure in term and preterm infants. Sahni R, Ameer X, Ohira-Kist K, Wung JT. J Perinatol. 2017 Jan;37(1):54-60. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.164. Epub 2016 Oct 6.
2. Neonatal respiratory care. Jeng MJ, Yeh TF, Dargaville PA, Shaffer TH, Wung JT. Int J Pediatr. 2012;2012:213974. doi: 10.1155/2012/213974. Epub 2012 May 15. No abstract available.
3. Factors Affecting the Weaning from Nasal CPAP in Preterm Neonates. Rastogi S, Rajasekhar H, Gupta A, Bhutada A, Rastogi D, Wung JT.
Int J Pediatr. 2012;2012:416073. doi: 10.1155/2012/416073. Epub 2011 Dec 8.
4. Is mechanical ventilation associated with intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants? Aly H, Hammad TA, Essers J, Wung JT. Brain Dev. 2012 Mar;34(3):201-5. doi: 10.1016/j.braindev.2011.04.006. Epub 2011 Jun 15.