Ai-Ying Chuang M.D.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Team: Breast Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Urological Cancer, Lymphoma & Leukemia

Current Title

  • Attending Physician (Associate Member),  Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2012-present

Specialties

  • Surgical pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Tumors of urinary system
  • Tumors of male and female genital systems
  • Breast cancer

Clinical Interests

  • Prostate cancer
  • Cytopathology
  • Quality monitoring of frozen section examination

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1992-1999 Taipei Medical College, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1999 Residency, Internal Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
1999-2001 Residency, Surgical Pathology, Taipei Medical College Hospital, Taiwan
2001-2003 Residency, Surgical Pathology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer, Taiwan
2003-2004 Chief Resident, Surgical Pathology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2004-2005 Fellowship, Cytopathology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2005-2006 Fellowship, Kidney-Urologic Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
2010-2011 Fellowship, Gynecologic Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Professional Experience

2005-2011 Attending Physician (Assistant Member), Surgical Pathology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2012-present Attending Physician (Associate Member), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Board-certified, Taiwan Society of Pathology, 2004
  • Member, Taiwan Division of International Academy of Pathology
  • Member, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • Member, International Society of Urological Pathology

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications:

  1. Mycobacterium abscessus Granulomatous Prostatitis. Chuang AY, Tsou MH, Chang SJ, Yang LY, Shih CC, Tsai MP, Chen YL, Liu TM, Liao CH, Hsueh PR. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Mar; 36(3): 418-22
  2. Experience with sentinel lymph node biopsy in early breast cancer patients at a cancer center. Shih-Hsuan Wu, Ben-Long Yu, Chii-Ming Chen, Chen-En Yang, Tzu-Jung Tsai, Chung-Wei Lin, Tsung-Yen Cheng, Dong-Ling You, Yu-Yi Huang, Pei-Ing Lee, Mei-Hua Tsou, Ming-Yuan Lee, Ai-Ying Chuang, Wen-Hui Ku, Christopher K.J. Lin, Woan-Chwen Jaw, Wan-Chen Tsai, Po-Sheng Yang. J. Cancer Res. Pract. 26(1), 21-27, 2010
  3. Chemotherapy-related delayed bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax and lung fibrosis: methotrexate or cyclophosphamide, or both? Lihua Fang, Chung-Jen Huang, Ai-Ying Chuang, Tran-Der Tan, Chia-Chuan Liu The Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2010 Oct; 4(4):254–255
  4. NPC CT-guided needle biopsy: value of on-site cytopathologic evaluation of core specimen touch preparations. Tsou MH, Tsai SF, Chan KY, Horng CF, Lee MY, Chuang AY, Chern MC. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Jan;20(1):71-6.
  5. Positive surgical margins in areas of capsular incision in otherwise organ-confined disease at radical prostatectomy: histologic features and pitfalls. American Journal of Surgical Pathology.2008 Aug;32(8):1201-6. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD; Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  6. The Significance of Positive Surgical Margin in Areas of Capsular Incision in Otherwise Organ Confined Disease at Radical Prostatectomy.  The Journal of Urology, Volume 178, Issue 4, Pages 1306-1310.
  7. A. Chuang,M. Nielsen, D. Hernandez, P. Walsh, J. Epstein
  8. Immunohistochemical Differentiation of High-grade Prostate Carcinoma From Urothelial Carcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 31(8):1246-1255, August 2007. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD; DeMarzo, Angelo M. MD, PhD; Veltri, Robert W. PhD; Sharma, Rajni B. PhD; Bieberich, Charles J. PhD; Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  9. Xanthoma of the Prostate: A Mimicker of High-grade Prostate Adenocarcinoma.American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 31(8):1225-1230, August 2007. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD; Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  10. Study of Prostate Cancer Pathologic Features in Chinese Populations.  Urology, May 2007, Volume 69, Issue 5, Pages 915-920 Ai-Ying Chuang, Shu-Jen Chang, Cheng-Fang Horng and Mei-Hua Tsou
  11. Roles for the Stem Cell–Associated Intermediate Filament Nestin in Prostate Cancer Migration and Metastasis Wolfram Kleeberger, G. Steven Bova, Matthew E. Nielsen, Mehsati Herawi, Ai-Ying Chuang, Jonathan I. Epstein and David M. Berman Cancer Res 2007;67(19): 9199–206
  12. Identification and Imaging of the Nerves Responsible for Erectile Function in Rat Prostate, In Vivo, Using Optical Nerve

Conference Papers or Presentations: 

  1. 2013 USCAP Meeting in Baltimore, USA, Poster: A Simple Method to Obtain A High Percentage of Fresh Prostate Cancer Tissue from Radical Prostatectomy Specimens without Compromising the Evaluation of Tumor Grade, Stage and Margin Status. Jo-Yu Chen, Ma Khin Than Win, Shu-Jen Chang, Lien-Yen Yang, Mung-Pei Tsai M.S., Yu-Lin Chen, Chih-Ming Liu, Yang-Fang Cheng, Ai-Ying Chuang
  2. 2012 USCAP meeting in Vancouver, Canada, Poster: How Many Tumor Cells in the Intraoperative Imprint Cytology of Sentinel Lymph Nodes Are Enough to Diagnose Metastatic Breast Carcinomas? Mei-Ling Wu, Shu-Chuan Yang, Wen-Chia Hsieh, Hsiao-Ting Wang, Min-Hua Huang, Siou-Ling Ciou, and Ai-Ying Chuang
  3. 2010 USCAP meeting in Washington DC, USA, Poster: Mycobacterium Abscessus Granulomatous Prostatitis: A Mimicker of Nonspecific Granulomatous Prostatitis. Ai-Ying Chuang MD,Mei-Hua Tsou MD, Shu-Jen Chang MD, and Lien-Yen Yang MD
  4. 2008 USCAP meeting, in Denver, USA, Poster: Positive surgical margins in areas of capsular incision in otherwise organ-confined disease at radical prostatectomy: histologic features and pitfalls. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD; Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  5. 2007 USCAP meeting, Atlanta, USA, Poster: The Significance of Positive Surgical Margin in Areas of Capsular Incision in Otherwise Organ Confined Disease at Radical Prostatectomy.  A. Chuang MD,M. Nielsen, D. Hernandez, P. Walsh, J. Epstein MD
  6. 2007 USCAP meeting, Atlanta, USA, Poster: Immunohistochemical Differentiation of High-grade Prostate Carcinoma From Urothelial Carcinoma. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD;DeMarzo, Angelo M. MD, PhD; Veltri, Robert W. PhD; Sharma, Rajni B. PhD; Bieberich, Charles J. PhD; Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  7. 2007 USCAP meeting, Atlanta, USA, Poster: Xanthoma of the Prostate: A Mimicker of High-grade Prostate Adenocarcinoma. Chuang, Ai-Ying MD;Epstein, Jonathan I. MD
  8. 2004 USCAP meeting, Vancouver, Canada, Posterand 2004 Taiwan Society of Pathology, Podium presentation: Study of Prostate Cancer Pathology in Chinese Population
  9. 2003 Taiwan Society of Cytopathology, Podium presentation: Cytology of the Breast Tumor (Medullary Carcinoma). Ai-Ying Chuang, Mei-Hua Tsou
  10. 2002 Taiwan Society of Pathology, Podium presentation: Fine Needle Aspiration of Peripheral Lung Tumor (Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma). Ai-Ying Chuang, Mei-Hua Tsou
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