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Long Le, MD,FCCP

Specialty
  • Pulmonology
Additional Language Spoken
English, Vietnamese
Address
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
3200 Walford St.
Suite A
Eureka, CA 95503
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Primary Office

Address
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
3200 Walford St.
Suite A
Eureka, CA 95503
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Phone
(707) 443-3354
Fax
(707) 443-3356

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  • Specialties & Education

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pulmonology
    Education
    • Medical School
      University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - Rochester, New York - 1990-1994
    • College
      University of Rochester - Rochester, New York - 1986-1990
    • College
      University of Oxford - Oxford, United Kingdom - 1988-1989
    • Internship
      University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Surgery - Galveston, Texas - 1994-1995
    • Residency
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Seton Healthcare Department of Internal Medicine - Austin, Texas - 2000-2002
    • Residency
      University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Surgery - Galveston, Texas - 1995-2000
    • Fellowship
      Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Department of Medicine - Rochester, New York, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry - 2003-2006
    • Fellowship
      University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston Department of Surgery - Galveston, Texas - 1997-1998
    • Fellowship
      Shriners Burn Institute Research Fellowship - Boston Unit Department of Surgery - Boston, Massachusetts, Harvard Medical School - 1996-1997
  • Biography

    Biography

    Professional Emphasis:

    To expand patient emphasis in critical care medicine, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension, lung cancer, sleep medicine, interventional and general pulmonology with the highest competency and ethical standards

    Publications:

    Sanchez, J., Le, L., Arroliga, A. 2011. How Tifacongin could not Captivate
    severe community acquired pneumonia. AJRCCM 183:1449-50.


    Le, L., Sime, P., Barker, J. 2010. Transient right phrenic nerve paralysis
    following catheter radiofrequency ablation for paroxysmal atrial
    fibrillation. In preparation and submission to Chest 2012.


    Xing, Y., Shi, S., Le, L., Lee, C.A., Silver-Morse, L., Li, W.X., 2007.
    Evidence for transgenerational transmission of epigenetic tumor
    susceptibility in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 3:1598-606.


    Shi, S., Calhoun, H., Xia, F., Li, J., Le, L., Li, W.X., 2006. JAK signaling
    globally counteracts heterochromatic gene silencing. Nat Genet. 38:1071-6.


    Chappell, V., Le, L., LaGrone, L., Mileski, W., 2000. STAT proteins play a
    role in tumor necrosis factor alpha gene expression. Shock 14:400-402.


    Rahme, L., Man-Wah T., Le, L., Wong, S., Tompkins, R., Calderwood, S.,
    Ausubel, F., 1997. Use of model plant hosts to identify Pseudomonas
    aeruginosa virulence factors. PNAS 94: 13245-13250.


    Gu, X., Allain, A., Le, L., Cramer, E., Tenza, D., Han, Z., 1993. Expression of
    cyclin B in megakaryocytes and cells of other hematopoietic lineages. C. R.
    Acad. Sci. Paris. 316:1438-1445.


    Le, L., Ayer, S., Place, A. R., and Benyajati, C., 1990. Analysis of
    Formaldehyde-induced Adh Mutations in Drosophila by RNA Structure
    Mapping and Direct Sequencing of PCR-Amplified Genomic DNA. Biochem.
    Gen. 28:367-389.

    Guest Lectures:

    • ARDS - A Review for 2015
    • Methodist Medical Center - Dallas
    • Non-invasive Hemodynamic Monitor in ICU - 2011
    • Pleural Effusion: Diagnosis and Therapy - 2010
    • Baylor Scott and White Healthcare
    • Pulmonary Artery Hypertension - A Review 2008
    • Waco Family Medicine Residency Program
    • Updates in COPD Management - 2008
    • Updates in Tiotropium and COPD Management - 2009
    • Round Table Discussion - Sponsored by Pfizer, Inc.
    • Surviving Sepsis Lecture Series: Part 1 to 3
    • Managing Electrolyte Abnormalities Lecture Series:
    • Hypo/Hypernatremia
    • Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
    • Sonora Regional Medical Center
    • Drug-induced Eosinophilic Lung Disease
    • Advances in COPD Management - 2007
    • Tuolumne Medical Society

    Presentations/Abstracts:

    “Fatal acute splenic sequestration in an adult with sickle cell anemia” at
    ABSTRACTS: the International American Thoracic Society (ATS) 107th Meeting in San
    Francisco, California - 2012.


    “Drosophila melanogaster as a model to study tobacco smoke-induced
    histone modifications” at the International American Thoracic Society
    (ATS) 101th Meeting in San Diego, California - 2006.


    “Permanent right phrenic nerve paralysis following catheter
    radiofrequency ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation” at the American
    College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) meeting in Montreal, Canada - 2005.


    “A Case Report of Malignant Insulinoma and the Use of Endoscopic
    Ultrasound (EUS) for Detection and Biopsy” at the South Texas ACP-ASIM
    Associates Program 9th Annual Meeting - 2002.


    “Quantitative analysis of burn-induced alterations in signal transducer
    and activator of transcription (STAT) gene expression” at the American
    Burn Association 31st Annual Meeting - 1999.


    “Affinity Tagging of Vaccinia Virus Poly(A) Polymerase and
    Polyadenylation Stimulatory Factor” at the NIH/ADAMHA Summer
    Research Program - 1991.


    “Molecular Analysis of the Drosophila meganolaster Adh Mutant Genes
    by Polymerase Chain Reaction DNA Amplification and Direct Sequencing”
    at the University of Rochester Fall Research Symposium - 1989.

    Research:

    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2004 - 2006
    Department of Medicine, Rochester, New York
    Advisor: Willis Li, Ph.D.
    Examined the role of tobacco smoking inducing tumorgenesis in STAT92E
    mutation of Drosophila melanogaster.


    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston 1997 - 1998
    Department of Surgery, Galveston, Texas
    Advisor: William Mileski, M.D.
    Studied the pathophysiology of the inflammatory response in murine
    macrophage following thermal injury.


    Shriners Burn Institute Fellowship - Boston Unit 1996 - 1997
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston
    Advisor: Ronald Tompkins, M.D. and Frederick Ausubel, Ph.D.
    Studied previously unknown bacterial virulence factors in Pseudomonas
    aeruginosa and to engineer a new pharmaceutical approach for treating
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.


    National Cancer Research Fellowship - Summer 1992
    Institut des Vaisseaux et du Sang, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France.
    Advisor: Zhong C. Han, M.D., Ph.D.
    Studied the control mechanism regulating onset of mitosis in human
    megakaryocyte by utilizing monoclonal antibody to cdc2 and polyclonal antibody to cyclin B.

    National Institute of Health Research Fellowship - Summer 1991
    NIH-NIAID, Laboratory of Viral Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland
    Advisor: Bernard Moss, M.D., Ph.D.

    Genetically engineered metal recognition elements into VP55 and VP39
    for Ni2+-NTA column purification for later study of interactions between
    VP55 and VP39 and polyadenylation substrates.

    Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals Research Fellowship - Summer 1990
    Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals, Norwich, New York
    Advisor: Edward Cabrera, M.D.
    Prepared and evaluated an LND-796 Antibody-Sepharose column as a tool
    for isolating non-radioactive metabolites of LND-796 from biological
    fluids.


    Independent Research Project - Academic 1989 - 1990
    Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    Advisor: Cheeptip Benyajati, Ph.D.
    Studied DNA binding factors that are localized to the upstream regions of
    Alcohol Dehydrogenase (Adh ) promoter in Drosophila meganolaster.


    Research Assistant - Summer 1989
    Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    Advisor: Cheeptip Benyajati, Ph.D.
    Continued the work from summer 1988 - studied two Adh mutants (Adh
    fn45 and Adh fn46) of Drosophila meganolaster by PCR amplification and
    direct sequencing.


    Independent Research Project - Academic 1988 - 1989
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Advisor: David Roberts, Ph.D.
    Screened Drosophila meganolaster embryos with monoclonal antibodies
    raised against defined mammalian glycolipids and observed whether or
    not they were present in insects and if they changed during development.


    De Kiewiet Summer Research Fellowship - Summer 1988
    Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    Advisor: Cheeptip Benyajati, Ph.D.
    Studied two mutations at the Alcohol Dehydrogenase locus (Adh fn45 and
    Adhfn46) in Drosophila meganolaster by PCR amplification and direct
    sequencing.

    Activities:

    • Reading, biking, running, tennis, and computer informatics