Jane S. Kang, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

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Dr. Kang is Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and Fellowship Program Director in the Division of Rheumatology.  She is actively involved in teaching and training medical students, residents and rheumatology fellows at CUIMC. Additionally, Dr. Kang is interested in addressing bioethical issues in medicine and rheumatology, and completed a Master in Bioethics at Columbia University.

 

She was named an Ewig Clinical Scholar at CUIMC for her work in teaching and education and received a Fellowship Training Award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF). Dr. Kang was also awarded the RRF Clinician Scholar Educator Award, which supported her work in creating an online, interactive bioethics curriculum for rheumatology fellows, covering topics such as the recruitment of vulnerable research subjects and the globalization of clinical research. Her bioethics work also includes exploring participant preferences for the return of research results and researchers’ practices and views on returning incidental findings. 

 

Dr. Kang served as Chair of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee and Co-Chair of the ACR In-Training Examination Taskforce/Test Materials Development Committee. Additionally, she is a member of the CUIMC Division of Rheumatology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the GMEC Fellowship Evaluation Subcommittee.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Gout
  • Myositis
  • Pseudo-Gout
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Research