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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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

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 - in process]
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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 Mar 5; fj201701406R. doi: 10.1096/fj.201701406R.

PMID:
    29505301
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Outcomes analysis of surgical and medical treatments for patients with primary aldosteronism.
Park KS, Kim JH, Yang YS, Hong AR, Lee DH, Moon MK, Choi SH, Shin CS, Kim SW, Kim SY
Endocr J. 2017 Jun 29; 64(6)623-632. doi: 10.1507/endocrj.EJ16-0530.

PMID:
    28458337
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Flexible transparent displays based on core/shell upconversion nanophosphor-incorporated polymer waveguides.
Park BJ, Hong AR, Park S, Kyung KU, Lee K, Seong Jang H
Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 3; 745659. doi: 10.1038/srep45659.

PMID:
    28368021
    [PubMed - in process]
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Solution-Processed CuInS<sub>2</sub>-Based White QD-LEDs with Mixed Active Layer Architecture.
Wepfer S, Frohleiks J, Hong AR, Jang HS, Bacher G, Nannen E
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Mar 29; 9(12)11224-11230. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b15660.

PMID:
    28271710
    [PubMed - in process]
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Skeletal effects of vitamin D deficiency among patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Lee JH, Kim JH, Hong AR, Kim SW, Shin CS
Osteoporos Int. 2017 May; 28(5)1667-1674. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-3918-2.

PMID:
    28175978
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Amount of smoking, pulmonary function, and bone mineral density in middle-aged Korean men: KNHANES 2008-2011.
Lee JH, Hong AR, Kim JH, Kim KM, Koo BK, Shin CS, Kim SW
J Bone Miner Metab. 2018 Jan; 36(1)95-102. doi: 10.1007/s00774-017-0811-1.

PMID:
    28144749
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dietary potassium intake is beneficial to bone health in a low calcium intake population: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) (2008-2011).
Kong SH, Kim JH, Hong AR, Lee JH, Kim SW, Shin CS
Osteoporos Int. 2017 May; 28(5)1577-1585. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-3908-4.

PMID:
    28093633
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term effect of aromatase inhibitors on bone microarchitecture and macroarchitecture in non-osteoporotic postmenopausal women with breast cancer.
Hong AR, Kim JH, Lee KH, Kim TY, Im SA, Kim TY, Moon HG, Han WS, Noh DY, Kim SW, Shin CS
Osteoporos Int. 2017 Apr; 28(4)1413-1422. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3899-6.

PMID:
    28083668
    [PubMed - in process]
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Disentangling of Malignancy from Benign Pheochromocytomas/Paragangliomas.
Kim KY, Kim JH, Hong AR, Seong MW, Lee KE, Kim SJ, Kim SW, Shin CS, Kim SY
PLoS One. 2016; 11(12)e0168413. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168413.

PMID:
    27992508
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effectiveness of Intraluminal Air Decompression on Postcolonoscopic Pain According to Reinsertion Site.
Sur YJ, Kim JH, Jung SJ, Lee DW, Cho SH, Kim RP, Kim TW, Shin HG, Hong AR, Kwon HW
Korean J Fam Med. 2016 May; 37(3)156-63. doi: 10.4082/kjfm.2016.37.3.156.

PMID:
    27274386
    [PubMed]
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Corneoscleral Laceration and Ocular Burns Caused by Electronic Cigarette Explosions.
Paley GL, Echalier E, Eck TW, Hong AR, Farooq AV, Gregory DG, Lubniewski AJ
Cornea. 2016 Jul; 35(7)1015-8. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000000881.

PMID:
    27191672
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Ocular infection, complicated cataract extraction, corneal endothelial transplantation