Kuang-Yuh Chyu, MD, PhD


Kuang-Yuh Chyu, MD, PhD is a staff cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 

Dr. Chyu has been certified in cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His interests include critical cardiac care and atherosclerotic vascular disease. His research interest is to define the role of immunomodulation therapy in treating atherosclerotic vascular disease. His current research projects include defining the role of LDL and its peptide as potential immune modulation antigens. He also is studying the role of HDL, apoA1 and its mutant (apoA1milano) in modulating atherosclerotic vascular disease. He has received grant support from the American Heart Association for his study of the immuno-modulatory role of IgM in atherosclerosis. His work has been presented in annual American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology meetings.

Dr. Chyu has published articles in several peer-review journals, including Circulation, Circulation Research, European Journal of Pharmacology and Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Dr. Chyu is a member of Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Chyu received his medical degree from the National Yang-Ming Medical College in Taiwan. He earned his doctorate degree in physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Chyu completed his clinical fellowship in cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship.