Sandy S. Johng, MD

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Sandy S. Johng, MD, is a research fellow and an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN


Pediatrics - University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Neonatology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Research Fellow

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services




Kim T, Hinton DJ, Johng S, Wang JB, Choi DS. Levo-tetrahydropalmatine decreases ethanol drinking and antagonizes dopamine D2 receptor-mediated signaling in the mouse dorsal striatum. Behavioural Brain Research. 2013, May; 244(n/a): 58-65.


Wu J, Lee MR, Kim T, Johng S, Rohrback S, Kang N, Choi DS. Regulation of ethanol-sensitive EAAT2 expression through adenosine A1 receptor in astrocytes. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2011, Mar; 406(1): 47-52.

Posters and Presentations


Johng S, Gribben V, Laves E. (2018). An Infant with Ulcerative Lesions of the Posterior Pharynx. Poster presented at: Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference; Atlanta, GA.

Awards and Honors

2016, UCSF Pediatrics PGY-1 Teaching Award: Honorable Mention
2017, UCSF Pediatrics PGY-2 Teaching Award: Honorable Mention
2014, Most Innovative Project, University of Minnesota Medical School Quality Improvement Poster Session
2014, IMER Travel Award Scholarship, Narayana Health in Bangalore, India
2012-2013,University of Minnesota Medical School recruitment scholarship
2008-2012, Full scholarship for undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics