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Augustine R. Hong, MD

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Corneal Disease
Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division

Languages

Spanish
Korean

Areas of Clinical Interest

Corneal and ocular surface disease, ocular surface reconstruction, secondary intraocular lens implantation

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

VA Medical Center: John Cochran Division

915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Suite: 2500
Office Phone: 314-273-0020

Education

Education

Residency: Internal Medicine, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illiniois 2010
Medical Degree: University of Illinois, Peoria, Illinois 2009
Fellowship: Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 2014
Bachelor of Arts: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 2004
Residency: Ophthalmology, Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 2013

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Optimal body mass index for minimizing the risk for osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes.
Lee JH, Kim JH, Hong AR, Kim SW, Shin CS
Korean J Intern Med. 2019 Sep 30; doi: 10.3904/kjim.2018.223.

PMID:
    31564086
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Therapeutic Potential of Rottlerin for Skin Hyperpigmentary Disorders by Inhibiting the Transcriptional Activity of CREB-Regulated Transcription Coactivators.
Kim YH, Kim D, Hong AR, Kim JH, Yoo H, Kim J, Kim I, Kang SW, Chang SE, Song Y
J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Jun 7; pii: S0022-202X(19)31627-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2019.05.012.

PMID:
    31176710
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate and Free Testosterone but not Estradiol are Related to Muscle Strength and Bone Microarchitecture in Older Adults.
Kong SH, Kim JH, Lee JH, Hong AR, Shin CS, Cho NH
Calcif Tissue Int. 2019 Sep; 105(3)285-293. doi: 10.1007/s00223-019-00566-5.

PMID:
    31161375
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy and Safety of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors in Korean Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Real-World Clinical Practice.
Hong AR, Koo BK, Kim SW, Yi KH, Moon MK
Diabetes Metab J. 2019 Feb 28; doi: 10.4093/dmj.2018.0134.

PMID:
    30877709
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The incidence of Marfan syndrome and cardiac anomalies in patients presenting with pectus deformities.
Behr CA, Denning NL, Kallis MP, Maloney C, Soffer SZ, Romano-Adesman A, Hong AR
J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Sep; 54(9)1926-1928. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.11.017.

PMID:
    30686517
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of Endogenous Parathyroid Hormone on Bone Geometry and Skeletal Microarchitecture.
Hong AR, Lee JH, Kim JH, Kim SW, Shin CS
Calcif Tissue Int. 2019 Apr; 104(4)382-389. doi: 10.1007/s00223-019-00517-0.

PMID:
    30659307
    [PubMed - in process]
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Metabolic characteristics of subjects with spine-femur bone mineral density discordances: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES 2008-2011).
Hong AR, Kim JH, Lee JH, Kim SW, Shin CS
J Bone Miner Metab. 2019 Sep; 37(5)835-843. doi: 10.1007/s00774-018-0980-6.

PMID:
    30607617
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effects of Resistance Exercise on Bone Health.
Hong AR, Kim SW
Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). 2018 Dec; 33(4)435-444. doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.4.435.

PMID:
    30513557
    [PubMed]
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Defining sarcopenia in terms of skeletal health.
Kim JH, Hong AR, Choi HJ, Ku EJ, Lee JH, Cho NH, Shin CS
Arch Osteoporos. 2018 Sep 20; 13(1)100. doi: 10.1007/s11657-018-0511-z.

PMID:
    30238222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developing an optimal follow-up strategy based on the natural history of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.
Kim JH, Dho YS, Kim YH, Lee JH, Lee JH, Hong AR, Shin CS
J Neurosurg. 2018 Sep 14; 1-7. doi: 10.3171/2018.4.JNS172148.

PMID:
    30215565
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intense Red-Emitting Upconversion Nanophosphors (800 nm-Driven) with a Core/Double-Shell Structure for Dual-Modal Upconversion Luminescence and Magnetic Resonance in Vivo Imaging Applications.
Hong AR, Kim Y, Lee TS, Kim S, Lee K, Kim G, Jang HS
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Apr 18; 10(15)12331-12340. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b18078.

PMID:
    29546978
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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NEDD4L limits cAMP signaling through ubiquitination of CREB-regulated transcription coactivator 3.
Kim YH, Yoo H, Hong AR, Kwon M, Kang SW, Kim K, Song Y
FASEB J. 2018 Jul; 32(7)4053-4062. doi: 10.1096/fj.201701406R.

PMID:
    29505301
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Autonomic nerve activity indexed using 24-h heart rate variability in patients with burns.
Joo SY, Hong AR, Lee BC, Choi JH, Seo CH
Burns. 2018 Jun; 44(4)834-840. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2017.12.012.

PMID:
    29409672
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Alters the Expression of Fibrosis-Related Molecules in Fibroblast Derived from Human Hypertrophic Scar.
Cui HS, Hong AR, Kim JB, Yu JH, Cho YS, Joo SY, Seo CH
Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Jan 2; 19(1)pii: E124. doi: 10.3390/ijms19010124.

PMID:
    29301325
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Characteristics of Korean Patients with Primary Adrenal Insufficiency: A Registry-Based Nationwide Survey in Korea.
Hong AR, Ryu OH, Kim SY, Kim SW, Korean Adrenal Gland and Endocrine Hypertension Study Group, Korean Endocrine Society.
Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). 2017 Dec; 32(4)466-474. doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.4.466.

PMID:
    29271619
    [PubMed]
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Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery Outcomes in 331 Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenoma Cases After a Single Surgeon Learning Curve.
Kim JH, Lee JH, Lee JH, Hong AR, Kim YJ, Kim YH
World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109e409-e416. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.194.

PMID:
    29017983
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Optimal follow-up strategies for adrenal incidentalomas: reappraisal of the 2016 ESE-ENSAT guidelines in real clinical practice.
Hong AR, Kim JH, Park KS, Kim KY, Lee JH, Kong SH, Lee SY, Shin CS, Kim SW, Kim SY
Eur J Endocrinol. 2017 Dec; 177(6)475-483. doi: 10.1530/EJE-17-0372.

PMID:
    28870984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sex-based Differences in the Association between Body Composition and Incident Fracture Risk in Koreans.
Kim JH, Hong AR, Choi HJ, Ku EJ, Cho NH, Shin CS
Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 20; 7(1)5975. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06386-7.

PMID:
    28729709
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dietary calcium intake and risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and fracture in a population with low calcium intake.
Kong SH, Kim JH, Hong AR, Cho NH, Shin CS
Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jul; 106(1)27-34. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.148171.

PMID:
    28615253
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy and Safety of Degludec versus Glargine in Type 2 Diabetes.
Marso SP, McGuire DK, Zinman B, Poulter NR, Emerson SS, Pieber TR, Pratley RE, Haahr PM, Lange M, Brown-Frandsen K, Moses A, Skibsted S, Kvist K, Buse JB, DEVOTE Study Group.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 24; 377(8)723-732. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1615692.

PMID:
    28605603
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Ocular infection, complicated cataract extraction, corneal endothelial transplantation