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Kasi McCune, MD

Board Certifications: 
Surgery
Expertise in: 
Transplantation Surgery
Accepting New Patients
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Transplantation Surgery
  • Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplant

Specialties

Education & Training

  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
  • Residency: Indiana University Hospitals
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Honors & Awards

  • 2014 Top Poster of Distinction Awardee: 14th Annual ASTS State of the Art Winter symposium, Miami FL
  • 2009 Best Poster Finalist: Translational/Clinical Research Post-doctoral/Medical Fellow,  Cancer Research Day, Indiana University Medical Center
  • 2008 AstraZeneca Clinical Scholars Award, San Antonio Breast Symposium
  • 2008 JK Berman “Best Basic Science Presentation”, Indiana University Medical Center
  • 2007 NIHT32CBTP Cancer Biology Training Program Research Fellowship
  • 2001 Honors Scholar Recognition for Academic Excellence, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • 1998 Dean of Science Scholarship, IUPUI
  • 1998 Merit of Recognition Scholarship, IUPUI
  • 1998 Distinguished Scholar, IUPUI
  • 1998 University College Honors Scholarship, IUPUI
  • 1998 N&C Reynolds Scholarship, IUPUI
  • 1998-2001 Deans List, IUPUI

About Kasi McCune

Kasi McCune, MD, is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Kidney and Pancreas Surgery as of August 1, 2014. Her recruitment is intended to expand the pancreas transplant program as well as the living donor kidney program.

Her research interests include organ procurement and will include collaboration with the Organ Procurement Organization of New York. Dr. McCune’s training has included her medical degree and surgical residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, followed by abdominal transplant fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

2012-present  American Society of Transplant Surgeons

2009-present  American Association of Cancer Researchers

2009-present  American Medical Association

2007-present  American College of Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • 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

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

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

Research Interests

  • Organ procurement
  • Living donor kidney transplantation

Selected Publications

  • McCune K. Nonadherence to Immunosuppressive Medication: New Insights. The Immunology Report; 10(1): 22-25. 2013.
  • McCune K, Bhat-Nakshatri P, Thorat M, Nephew K, Badve S, and Nakshatri H. Prognosis of Hormone-Dependent Breast Cancers: Implications of the Presence of Dysfunctional Transcriptional Networks Activated by Insulin via the Immune Transcription Factor T-bet. Cancer Research; 70(2). 685-696. 15 Jan 2010.
  • McCune K, Mehta R, Thorat M, Badve S, and Nakshatri H. Loss of ER· and FOXA1 expression in a progression model of luminal type breast cancer: Insights from PyMT transgenic mouse model. Oncology Reports; 24: 1233-1239. 2010.
  • Bergeson, T. R., Miller, R. J., & McCune, K. Mothers' speech to hearing-impaired infants and children with cochlear implants. Infancy; 10 (3), 221-240. 2006.