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Yadana Kyaw, M.D.

Yadana Kyaw, M.D.

EDUCATION

  • Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar: Obtained a degree in M.B.,B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship (Jul 2010 – Jun 2013) 
    Albert Einstein Medical Center                               
    5501 Old York Road                                           
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
  • Internal Medicine Residency (Jul 2007 – Jun 2010)
    Guthrie, Robert Packer Hospital
    1 Guthrie Square
    Sayre, PA 18840

  • House Officer (Dec 2003 – Dec 2004)
    Yangon General Hospital
    Yangon, Myanmar

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS 

  • Pennsylvania State License - MT 189746
  • Mississippi State License - 22350
  • Tennessee State License - 49400
  • Nov 2012: American Board of Pulmonary Medicine Certified
  • Aug 2010: American Board of Internal Medicine Certified
  • Aug 2006: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certified
  • Jan – Oct 2006: USMLE Step 1, score = 99 (252); USMLE Step 2, score = 99 (256); USMLE Step 3, score = 88 (215)

AWARDS & DISTINCIONS 

  • Lynn Smaha Resident Research Competition award 9th Annual Guthrie Cardiovascular Symposium (Oct 2009)
  • Eastern Pennsylvania ACP Chapter Poster Presentation Award (Nov 2008)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Medical Education, Myanmar Medical Association, USA (Dec 2007)
  • Distinctions in Physiology, Pharmacology, Pediatric and Neonatology (Nov 1996 – Nov 2003)
  • Medical School Scholarship Award (Jul 1995)

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES 

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Myanmar Medical Association USA

 VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Patient Safety Committee, Guthrie, Robert Packer Hospital (2009-2010)
  • MICU CUSP (Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program) Team, Albert Einstein Medical Center (2010-2013)

 LANGUAGE (OTHER THAN ENGLISH)

  • Burmese

 IMMIGRATION STATUS

  • Adjustment status for United States Permanent Residency

EMPLOYMENT

  • Employed as pulmonary/critical care physician (full time) by Memphis Lung Physicians Foundation (Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN) as of 08/01/2013

 TRAINING EXPERIENCE

  • AEMC (Albert Einstein Medical Center) is a 772 – bedded tertiary care teaching hospital in urban North Philadelphia region
  • Ample exposure to the vast array of disease pathology
  • Research and sleep medicine experience
  • Lung transplant, advanced lung disease and EBUS – bronchoscopy at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Critical care ultrasound and echocardiography

 PRESENTATION AND LECTURE EXPERIENCE

  • Pulmonary pathology dual program conference at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pulmonary grand round and journal club presentations
  • Pulmonary and infectious disease conference presentations
  • Radiology conference presentation

 RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Kyaw Y, Lippmann M, Jeong Y
Mycobacterium Avium Complex infection in Urban Community Hospital: Analysis of course and outcome in HIV-positive and HIV-negative population
Retrospective observational study (N = 38)
Published in Clinical Pulmonary Medicine (Lippincott) March, 2013, Vol 20, issue 2, P61-68.

Jarrar D, Kyaw Y
Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Procedural Section, Educational Reference Article
Published in E-medicine, Medscape
September 2011

Kyaw Y, Lippmann M.
Sarcoidosis, The Great Masquerader
Clinical Vignette, Pulmonary Potpourri, ATS Abstract CD
Presented as a poster at ATS International Conference 2011, Denver, Colorado

Kyaw Y, Samy S
Aortico-Tracheal fistula: Late Complication of Repair of Coarctation of Aorta
Presented as a poster at ACP Eastern Pensylvania Regional Poster Competition 2010, Reading, PA

Kyaw Y, Awotwi J
A Rare Case of Spontaneous Right Coronary Artery Dissection
Clinical Vignette. 9th Annual Guthrie Cardiovascular Symposium 2009,
Lynn Smaha Resident Research Competition
Presented as a poster

Kyaw Y, Ramani K
Novel Approach in Management of Giant Infected Bulla.
Published as a clinical vignette. ACP Internal Medicine 2009, National Abstract Competition CD
Presented as a poster at ACP Internal Medicine 2009, National Abstract Competition Philadelphia, PA

Ramani K, Sra J, Kyaw Y
Rupture of Sinus of Valsava
Presented as a poster at ACP Eastern Pensylvania Regional Poster Competition, 2008 Reading, PA