Peter Sung Chung, MD

Pulmonary Critical Care, Lung Transplant Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1516 San Pablo St. HC3 - Suite 3200 Ste 3200, Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Keck Hospital of USC


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1510 San Pablo St. HC1 - Suite 514 Ste 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033

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About Peter Sung Chung, MD
Peter S. Chung, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and intensivist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in pulmonary critical care and lung transplantation. Dr. Chung provides personalized care and believes that developing trust is the most important aspect of his relationship with his patients.

Dr. Chung’s pulmonary medicine research focuses on cystic fibrosis and lung transplantation. He has also co-authored a number of peer-reviewed articles on subjects such as bariatric surgery and obstructive sleep apnea and has written book chapters on pulmonary infection and narcolepsy. In addition, Dr. Chung has delivered a wide variety of presentations in various areas, such as critical iron deficiency anemia, pulmonary embolism, drug pharmacokinetics and lung transplants in patients with cystic fibrosis.

Dr. Chung is dedicated to providing service and establishing leadership roles in the medical community and is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the American Society of Transplantation. In addition to his clinical and research work, he has a passion for education and serves as a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Outside of work, Dr. Chung enjoys spending time with his family, playing with his dogs, as well as listening to music, exploring new cuisines and traveling.
“My approach has always been to care for my patients as if they were my own family members. I always ask myself what I would recommend or do if the patient were my grandparent, mother, father, sibling or child. I greatly value a trusting, long-term, patient-physician relationship.”


  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
Areas of Focus

Lung Transplant Surgery

Pulmonary Critical Care

Academic Title
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Insurances Accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

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  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
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  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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