Kasi McCune, MD

Specialties:
Kidney Transplant Surgery, Surgery, Transplant Surgery
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Overview

Kasi McCune, MD, is Surgical Director of the Pancreas Transplant Program and is an appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery within the Division of Kidney and Pancreas Surgery. She was recruited to Columbia to expand the pancreas transplant program as well as the living donor kidney program.

Her research interests include pancreas transplantation and living kidney donor advocacy and outreach. Dr. McCune’s training has included her medical degree and surgical residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, followed by abdominal transplant fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Interests:

  • Pancreas transplant
  • Gastric dysmotility
  • Living kidney donation

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
PH, Floor 14-105
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida 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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2005 Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
  • Residency: Indiana University Hospitals
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Research

Selected Publications

  • Husain SA, Chang JH, Cohen DJ, Crew RJ, Dube G, Fernandez HE, Morris H, Aaron JG, Miko B, Pereira MR, Hardy MA, McCune K, Ratner LE, Sandoval P, Weiner JI, Mohan S. Early Description of Coronavirus 2019 Disease in Kidney Transplant Recipients in New York. J Am Soc Nephrol; 2020 Jun 1;6:7.
  • Dube GK, Husain SA, McCune KR, Sandoval PR, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ. COVID-19 in pancreas transplant recipients. Transplant infectious disease?: an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2020;e13359.
  • Batal I, Mohan S, De Serres SA, Vasilescu E-R, Tsapepas D, Crew RJ, Patel SSS, Serban G, McCune K, Husain SA, Chang J-H, Herter JM, Bhagat G, Markowitz GS, D’Agati VD, Hardy MA, Ratner L, Chandraker A. Analysis of dendritic cells and ischemia-reperfusion changes in postimplantation renal allograft biopsies may serve as predictors of subsequent rejection episodes. Kidney international. 2018;93(5):1227–1239.
  • Hobeika MJ, Miller CM, Pruett TL, Gifford KA, Locke JE, Cameron AM, Englesbe MJ, Kuhr CS, Magliocca JF, McCune KR, Mekeel KL, Pelletier SJ, Singer AL, Segev DL. PROviding Better ACcess To ORgans: A comprehensive overview of organ-access initiatives from the ASTS PROACTOR Task Force. American journal of transplantation?: official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 2017;17(10):2546–2558.
  • Chevrollier GS, McCune K, Shah AP. Live Donor Nephrectomy. Contemporary Transplantation. Springer, Cham; 2017 Nov 19;1–21.
  • Redfield RRR, McCune KR, Rao A, Sadowski E, Hanson M, Kolterman AJ, Robbins J, Guite K, Mohamed M, Parajuli S, Mandelbrot DA, Astor BC, Djamali A. Nature, timing, and severity of complications from ultrasound-guided percutaneous renal transplant biopsy. Transplant international?: official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation. 2016;29(2):167–72.
  • McCune KR, Redfield RR, Sollinger H, Odorico J. Pancreas Allograft Antibody-Mediated Rejection:Current Concepts and Future Therapies. Trends in Transplantation; 2014;8