Yung-Ta Kao, MD


• Hypertension
• Heart failure
• Coronary artery disease
• Dyslipidemia

• English
• Chinese



  • National Yang-Ming University



  • Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Su-Ao Veterans Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan (2007.09~2009.11)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital (2009.11~present)



  • Nai-Wen Tsao, Chun-Ming Shih, Jong-Shiuan Yeh, Yung-Ta Kao, Ming-Hsiung Hsieh, Keng-Liang Ou, Jaw-Wen Chen, Kou-Gi Shyu, Zen-Chung Weng, Nen-Chung Chang, Feng-Yen Lin*, Chun-Yao Huang*. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-assisted primary percutaneous coronary intervention may improve survival of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by profound cardiogenic shock. J Crit Care. 2012 May 15. [Epud ahead of print]. PMID: 22591567 .{SCI}
  • Chun-Yao Huang, Chun-Ming Shih, Nai-Wen Tsao, Yi-Wen Lin, Po-Hsun Huang, Shinn-Chih Wu, Ai-Wei Lee, Yung-Ta Kao, Nen-Chung Chang, Hironori Nakagami, Ryuichi Morishita, Keng-Liang Ou, Wen-Chi Hou, Cheng-Yen Lin, Kuo-Gi Shyu, Feng-Yen Lin*. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor improves neovascularization by increasing circulating endothelial progenitor cells. Br J Pharmacol. 2012 Dec;167(7):1506-19. Dio: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02102.x. PMID: 22788747. {SCI}
  • Yung-Ta Kao, Chun-Ming Shih, Feng-Yen Lin, Nai-Wen Tsao, Nen-Chung Chang, Chun-Yao Huang*.An endoluminal aortic prosthesis infection presenting as pneumoaorta and aortoduodenal fistula. World J Gastroenterol.2012 Oct;18(37):5309-11. doi:10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5309. {SCI}
  • Tzu-Min Lin, Chun-Yao Huang, Chun-Ming Shih, Nai-Wen Tsao, Nen-Chung Chang, Yung-Ta Kao*. Enoxaparin-induced preperitoneal hematoma. J Exp Clin Med 2012;4(5):292-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jecm.2012.09.008. Epub 2012 Nov 9
  • Yung-Ta Kao, Chun-Ming Shih, Nai-Wen Tsao, Feng-Yen Lin, Nen-Chung Chang, Chun-Yao Huang*. Subacute bacterial endocarditis presenting as left upper quadrant abdominal pain. J Chin Med Assoc. 2013 Sep;76(9):521-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcma.2013.05/010. Epub 2013 Jun 25. {SCI}
  • Jong-Shiuan Yeh, Yung-Ta Kao, Feng-Yen Lin, Chun-Ming Shih, Nai-Wen Tsao, Chao-Shun Chan, Ming-Hsiung Hsieh, Kou-Gi Shyu, Jaw-Wen Chen, Nen-Chung Chang, Chun-Yao Huang*. Combined Framingham risk score and coronary artery calcium score predict subclinical coronary plaque assessed by coronary computed tomography angiogram in asymptomatic Taiwanese population. Acta Cardiol Sin. 2013 Sep;29(5):429-35. {SCI}
  • Jong-Shiuan Yeh, Feng-Yen Lin, Yung-Ta Kao, Nai-Wen Tsao, Ming-Hsiung Hsieh, Wen-Tien Hsiao, Kuo-Gi Shyu, Jaw-Wen Chen, Nen-Chung Chang, Chun-Ming Shih*, Chun-Yao Huang*. Diagnostic value of coronary artery plaque detected on computed tomography coronary angiography in healthy adults with zero to low coronary calcium scores. J Exp Clin Med 2013;5(6):222-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jecm.2013.10.008.
  • Chun-Ming Shih, Yung-Hsiang Chen, Yi-Wen Lin, Nai-Wen Tsao, Shinn-Chih Wu, Yung-Ta Kao, Kuang-Hsing Chiang, Chi-Yuan Li, Nen-Chung Chang, Cheng-Yen Lin, Chun-Yao Huang*, Feng-Yen Lin*.MK-0626, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, improves neovascularization by increasing both the number of circulating endothelial progenitor cells and endothelial nitric oxide synthetase expression. Curr Med Chem. 2014;21(17):2012-22. {SCI}
  • Yung-Ta Kao, Sen-Te Wang, Chun-Ming Shih, Feng-Yen Lin, Nai-Wen Tsao, Kuang-Hsing Chiang, Chao-Shun Chan, Yen-Chung Lin, Ming-Yow Hung, Ming-Hsiung Hsieh, Kuo-Gi Shyu, Jaw-Wen Chen, Nen-Chung Chang, Jong-Shiuan Yeh*, Chun-Yao Huang*. Arterial stiffness index and coronary artery plaques in patients with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. Acta Cardiol Sin 2015;31:59-65. doi: 10.6515/ACS20140630B. {SCI}
  • Kuang-Hsing Chiang, Wan-Li Cheng, Chun-Ming Shih, Yi-Wen Lin, Nai-Wen Tsao, Yung-Ta Kao, Chih-Ting Lin, Shinn-Chih Wu, Chun-Yao Huang*, Feng-Yen Lin*. Statins, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, improve neovascularization by increasing the expression density of CXCR4 in endothelial progenitor cells. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 26; 10(8):e0136405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136405.eCollection 2015. {SCI}