Chunkit Fung, M.D.

Chunkit Fung, M.D.

Contact Information

James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5823
Administrative: (585) 275-0394
Fax: (585) 273-1042

Professional Bio

Dr. Chunkit Fung graduated Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research from Cornell University in 2000. He then went on to Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA and graduated there with his M.D in 2004. He did his Internship and Residency from 2004 through 2007 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He held the position of Instructor in the Department of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania from 2007-2008 and then did his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 2008-2011. In July of 2011, he came to the University of Rochester School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Oncology. His clinical research interests are Genitourinary Oncology and Cancer Survivorship Research.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation 2014
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation 2013
Wimot Cancer Center Research Fellowship | Wimot Cancer Center 2012 - 2015
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award 2012
American Society of Clinical Oncology Trainee Travel Award | American Society of Clinical Oncology 2011
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program | National Institute of Health 2010
Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research | Cornell University 2000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship | Howard Hughes Medical Institute 1999

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

2016 Dec
Wheeler H.; Gamazon E.; Frisina R.; Perez-Cervantes C.; El Charif O.; Mapes B.; Fossa S.; Feldman D.; Hamilton R.; Vaughn D.; Beard C.; Fung C.; Kollmannsberger C.; Kim J.; Mushiroda T.; Kubo M.; Ardeshir-Rouhani-Fard S.; Einhorn L.; Cox N.; Dolan M.E.; and Travis L.T. "Variants in WFS1 and other Mendelian deafness genes are associated with cisplatin-associated ototoxicity". Clinical Cancer Research. 2016; .
2016 Nov
Shah A.Y.; Karam J.A.; Malouf G.G.; Rao P.; Lim Z.D.; Jonasch E.; Xiao L.; Gao J.; Vaishampayan U.N.; Heng D.Y.; Plimack E.R.; Guancial E.A.; Fung C.; Lowas S.R.; Tamboli P.; Sircar K.; Matin S.F.; Rathmell W.K.,;Wood C.G.; Tannir N.M. "Management and Outcomes of Patients with Renal Medullary Carcinoma: A Multi-Center Collaborative Study". BJU Int. 2016; doi: 10.1111/bju.13705.
2016 Oct
Mustian K.M.; Cole C.L.; Lin P.J.; Asare M.; Fung C.; Janelsins M.C.; Kamen C.S.; Peppone L.J.; Magnuson A. "Exercise Recommendations for the Management of Symptoms Clusters Resulting From Cancer and Cancer Treatments." Semin Oncol Nurs. 2016; pii: S0749-2081(16)30058-4.
2016 Oct
Loh KP, Mohile SG, Kessler E, Fung C. "Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer in Older Adults." Current oncology reports. 2016 Oct; 18(10):63.
2016 Aug 10
Frisina RD, Wheeler HE, Fossa SD, Kerns SL, Fung C, Sesso HD, Monahan PO, Feldman DR, Hamilton R, Vaughn DJ, Beard CJ, Budnick A, Johnson EM, Ardeshir-Rouhani-Fard S, Einhorn LH, Lipshultz SE, Dolan ME, Travis LB. "Comprehensive Audiometric Analysis of Hearing Impairment and Tinnitus After Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy in Survivors of Adult-Onset Cancer." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2016 Aug 10; 34(23):2712-20. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MSCE | Epidemiology | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania2012
MD | Medicine | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania2004
BS | Biology | Cornell University2000

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2008 - 06/01/2011
Residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2005 - 06/01/2007