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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

Malignant Prolactinoma With Liver Metastases Masquerading as Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: A Case Report and Literature Review.
Hong AR, Yoon JH, Kim HK, Kang HC
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020; 11451. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00451.

PMID:
    32760348
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Arising from Dyshormonogenetic Goiter: c.3070T>C and Novel c.7070T>C Mutation in the Thyroglobulin Gene.
Yoon JH, Hong AR, Kim HK, Kang HC
Thyroid. 2020 Jul 6; doi: 10.1089/thy.2020.0248.

PMID:
    32633627
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Longitudinal changes in bone mineral density and trabecular bone score in Korean adults: a community-based prospective study.
Park SY, Kim JH, Choi HJ, Ku EJ, Hong AR, Lee JH, Shin CS, Cho NH
Arch Osteoporos. 2020 Jul 3; 15(1)100. doi: 10.1007/s11657-020-00731-6.

PMID:
    32621253
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transformation of Mature Osteoblasts into Bone Lining Cells and RNA Sequencing-Based Transcriptome Profiling of Mouse Bone during Mechanical Unloading.
Hong AR, Kim K, Lee JY, Yang JY, Kim JH, Shin CS, Kim SW
Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). 2020 Jun; 35(2)456-469. doi: 10.3803/EnM.2020.35.2.456.

PMID:
    32615730
    [PubMed - in process]
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Low Predictive Value of FRAX Adjusted by Trabecular Bone Score for Osteoporotic Fractures in Korean Women: A Community-Based Cohort Study.
Kim H, Kim JH, Kim MJ, Hong AR, Choi H, Ku E, Lee JH, Shin CS, Cho NH
Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). 2020 Jun; 35(2)359-366. doi: 10.3803/EnM.2020.35.2.359.

PMID:
    32615720
    [PubMed - in process]
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Primer for intensive care unit (ICU) redeployment of the noncritical care surgeon: Insights from the epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
DePeralta DK, Hong AR, Choy C, Wang J, Ricci JP, Marcano-Benfante BV, Lipskar AM
Surgery. 2020 Aug; 168(2)215-217. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.05.010.

PMID:
    32532466
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Motile Onchocerca volvulus Microfilariae in the Anterior Chamber of the Eye.
Gyasi ME, Hong AR, Weil GJ
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 May; 102(5)921. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0025.

PMID:
    32383434
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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JNK suppresses melanogenesis by interfering with CREB-regulated transcription coactivator 3-dependent MITF expression.
Kim JH, Hong AR, Kim YH, Yoo H, Kang SW, Chang SE, Song Y
Theranostics. 2020; 10(9)4017-4029. doi: 10.7150/thno.41502.

PMID:
    32226536
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Novel Fracture Prediction Model Using Machine Learning in a Community-Based Cohort.
Kong SH, Ahn D, Kim BR, Srinivasan K, Ram S, Kim H, Hong AR, Kim JH, Cho NH, Shin CS
JBMR Plus. 2020 Mar; 4(3)e10337. doi: 10.1002/jbm4.10337.

PMID:
    32161842
    [PubMed]
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Induced Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Report of Four Cases and Literature Review.
Hong AR, Yoon JH, Kim HK, Kang HC
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020; 1114. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00014.

PMID:
    32047478
    [PubMed - in process]
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Low free T3 to free T4 ratio was associated with low muscle mass and impaired physical performance in community-dwelling aged population.
Kong SH, Kim JH, Park YJ, Lee JH, Hong AR, Shin CS, Cho NH
Osteoporos Int. 2020 Mar; 31(3)525-531. doi: 10.1007/s00198-019-05137-w.

PMID:
    31784788
    [PubMed - in process]
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Author Correction: 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. 2019 Nov 28; 9(1)18149. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-54420-7.

PMID:
    31776443
    [PubMed]
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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 Nov; 139(11)2359-2367.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2019.05.012.

PMID:
    31176710
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Oct; 43(5)590-606. doi: 10.4093/dmj.2018.0134.

PMID:
    30877709
    [PubMed]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Areas of Research Interest

Ocular infection, complicated cataract extraction, corneal endothelial transplantation