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Jen-Tien Wung, MD

Board Certifications: 
Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology
Expertise in: 
Not Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Clinical Expertise

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatal Care
  • Neonatal Respiratory Disease
  • Neonatology

Education & Training

  • Internship: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center - NY
  • Residency: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center - NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: 1971 Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: 1974 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

About Jen-Tien Wung

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.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


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


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • 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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


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

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