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Angela Ji Yeon Yoon, DDS

Board Certifications: 
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Expertise in: 
Dentistry
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Clinical Expertise

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Lesions
  • Oral Pathology

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2006 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Honors & Awards

The Edward V Zegarelli Teaching Award (2003)

About Angela Yoon

Dr. Angela J. Yoon is the Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Division at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and has an interdisciplinary appointment in the Department of Pathology & Cell Biology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She holds a hospital appointment at Columbia University Medical Center and is the Director of the Oral Diagnostic Biopsy Service.

Email: ajk55@cumc.columbia.edu

Academic Titles

  • John W. Richter Associate Professor of Oral Pathology (in Dental Medicine and in Pathology and Cell Biology) at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Division

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • The American Academy of Oral Medicine
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • American Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Fraternity

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Korean

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

Research

As an academic Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology clinician-scientist, Dr. Yoon is engaged in number of NIH and non-NIH funded clinical studies and trials, looking to improve oral cancer risk assessment and its management. In specific, Dr. Yoon's study focuses on translating laboratory science into new molecular risk assessment strategies, and improving therapies for oral neoplasms.

Research Interests

  • oral precancer, oral cancer, microRNA biomarkers for prognosis, oral cancer chemoprevention

Grants

  • Molecular biomarker and chemoprevention trials for oral cancer (Role: Principal Investigator, K12 Award from Columbia University CTSA, NCRR-K12-RR024157, 2007-2009).
  • Phase IIb randomized, placebo controlled trial of Pioglitazone for oral leukoplakia, an inter-consortium collaborative study (Role: CUMC site Principal Investigator, NCI-N01-CN35159, 2009-2012).
  • MicroRNA marker-based prognosis of oral cancer survival (Role: Principal Investigator, NIDCR-R03-DE022797, 2013-2015).

Selected Publications

  • Yoon et al. 'Activated checkpoint kinase 2 expression and risk for oral squamous cell carcinoma' Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007:1;2768-2772.
  • Yoon et al. 'Association between Gly1619ARG polymorphism of IGF2R domain 11 (RS629849) and advanced stage of oral cancer. Med Oncol. 2012;29:682-285.
  • Yoon et al. 'Topical application of green tea polyphenol (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) fro prevention of recurrent oral neoplastic lesions' JOFS 2012:4;43-45.
  • Yoon et al. 'Prognostic value of miR-375 and miR-214-3p in early stage oral squamous cell carcinoma' Am J Transl Res. 2014;6:580-592.