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Ying Guo, MD, MS

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1414
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT5.6020
Phone: (713) 745-2327
Fax: (713) 792-6092

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1992 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, MS, Microbiology/Immunology
1985 Third Military Medical University, ChongQing, SiChuan, China, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

12/2010-5/2011 Acupuncture, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians, Helms Medical Institute, Berkeley, CA
7/1997-6/1999 PM&R Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
7/1996-6/1997 PM&R Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
6/1995-6/1996 Intern-Transitional Year, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
1/1992-7/1994 Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology/Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
11/1989-11/1990 Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology/Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
11/1987-11/1989 Postdoctoral Fellow, Immunology, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
7/1985-11/1987 Surgery Resident, Third Military Medical University, ChongQing, SiChuan, China

Board Certifications

2003 American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Recertification Date: 10/2012
2000 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Recertification Date: 7/2010

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 9/2006-present
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 7/2002-8/2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/1999-8/2006

Professional Memberships

International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Member, 2005-present
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Member, 2005-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Wei S, Chen F, Chen H, Guo Y, Hui D, Yennurajalingam S, Chisholm G, Liu E, Liao Z, Yang L, Cheng H, Zhou Y, Guo H, Bruera E. Patients' and Family Members' Decision-Making and Information Disclosure Preferences in a Single-Center Survey in China: A Pilot Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. e-Pub 5/2015. PMID: 26019263.
2. Fu J, Raj V, Asher A, Lee J, Guo Y, Konzen B, Bruera E.. Inpatient Rehabilitation Performance of Patients with Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 7/2014. e-Pub 7/2014. PMID: 25051460.
3. Garcia MK, Cohen L, Guo Y, Zhou Y, You B, Chiang J, Orlowski R, Weber D,Shah J, Alexanian R,Thomas S, Romaguera J, Zhang L, Badillo M, Chen Y, Wei Q, Lee R, Delasalle K, Green V, Wang M. Electroacupuncture for thalidomide/bortezomib-induced peripheral neuropathy in multiple myeloma: a feasibility study. Journal of Hematology & Oncology, 5/2014. PMID: 24886772.
4. Nelson M, Palmer JL, Fu J, Williams JL, Yadav R, Guo Y. Hyponatraemia in cancer patients on an inpatient rehabilitation unit. Eur J Cancer Care:23(3):363-9, 5/2014. e-Pub 10/2013. PMID: 24127815.
5. Guo Y, Jones D, Palmer JL, Forman A, Dakhil SR, Velasco MR, Weiss M, Gilman P, Mills GM, Noga SJ, Eng C, Overman MJ, Fisch MJ. Oral alpha-lipoic acid to prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Support Care Cancer:22(5):1223-31, 5/2014. e-Pub 12/2013. PMID: 24362907.
6. Nelson MB, Guo Y. A snapshot of inpatient cancer rehabilitation. J Cancer Educ 28(4):676-678, 12/2013. PMID: 24037828.
7. Jack B. Fu, Jay Lee, PhD, Dennis W. Smith, Ying Guo, Ki Y. Shin, Eduardo Bruera. Frequency and Reasons for Return to the Primary Acute Care Service among Lymphoma Patients Undergoing Inpatient Rehabilitation. PM&R 5:S144, 9/2013.
8. Guo Y, Palmer JL, Strasser F, Yusuf SW, Bruera E. Heart rate variability as a measure of autonomic dysfunction in men with advanced cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care 22(5):612-616, 9/2013. PMID: 23627642.
9. Fu J, Gutiérrez C, Bruera E, Guo Y, Palla S. Use of injectable spasticity management agents in a cancer center. Support Care Cancer 21(5):1227-32, 5/2013. e-Pub 11/2012. PMCID: PMC3586383.
10. Fu JB, Lee J, Smith DW, Guo Y, Bruera E. Return to Primary Service Among Bone Marrow Transplant Rehabilitation Inpatients: An Index for Predicting Outcomes. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94(2):356-61, 2/2013. e-Pub 9/2012. PMCID: PMC3557705.
11. Liao Z, Hao J, Guo Y, Reyes-Gibby CC, Guo H. Assessment of Cancer Pain Management Knowledge in Southwest China: A Survey of 259 physicians in small city and county hospitals. Journal of Palliative Medicine 16(6):692-695, 11/2012. PMID: 23458651.
12. Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen B, Fu J, Yadav R, Bruera E. Inpatient Cancer Rehabilitation: the Experience of a National Comprehensive Cancer Center. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90(5(suppl)):S63-S68, 5/2011. PMID: 21765265.
13. Guo Y, Fu J, Palmer JL, Hanohano J, Cote C, Bruera E. Comparison of Post-operative Rehabilitation in Cancer Patients Undergoing Internal and External Hemipelvectomy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92(4):620-5, 4/2011. PMID: 21440708.
14. Guo Y, Shin KY, Hainley S, Bruera E, Palmer JL. Inpatient Rehabilitation Improved Functional Status in Asthenic Patients with Solid and Hematologic Malignancies. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90(4):265-71, 4/2011. PMID: 21273895.
15. Jiang X, Liao Z, Hao J, Guo Y, Zhou Y, Ning L, Bai J, Zhang P, Tang C, Zhao X, Guo H. Palliative care education in china: insight into one medical university. J Pain Symptom Manage 41(4):796-800, 4/2011. PMID: 21481736.
16. Guo Y, Chandran S, Palmer JL, Bruera E. The Influence of Hyperglycemia and Other Clinical Variables on Rehabilitation and Hospital Length of Stay After Neurosurgery in Patients With Cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28(2):90-3, 3/2011. e-Pub 8/2010. PMID: 20801919.
17. Asher A, Palmer JL, Yadav RR, Yusuf SW, Konzen B, Bruera E, Guo Y. The Effects of a Brief Relaxation Program on Symptom Distress and Heart Rate Variability in Cancer Patients. Phys Med Rehabil 2(7):636-641, 7/2010. PMID: 20659719.
18. Guo Y, Palmer JL, Bianty J, Konzen B, Shin K, Bruera E. Advance directives and do-not-resuscitate orders in patients with cancer with metastatic spinal cord compression: advanced care planning implications. J Palliat Med 13(5):513-7, 5/2010. PMCID: PMC2938889.
19. Fu JB, Parsons HA, Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen BS, Yadav RR, Smith DW. Comparison of Functional Outcomes in Low- and High-Grade Astrocytoma Rehabilitation Inpatients. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89(3):205-212, 3/2010. e-Pub 1/2010. PMID: 20068429.
20. Fadul N, Strasser F, Palmer JL, Yusuf SW, Guo Y, Li Z, Allo J, Bruera E. The association between autonomic dysfunction and survival in male patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary report. J Pain Symptom Manage 39(2):283-90, 2/2010. PMID: 20152590.
21. Zhou Y, Garcia MK, Chang DZ, Chiang J, Lu J, Yi Q, Romaguera J, Delasalle K, Guo Y, Forman A, Fang W, Wang M.. Multiple myeloma, painful neuropathy, acupuncture? Am J Clin Oncol 32(3):319-325, 6/2009. PMID: 19887992.
22. Guo Y, Persyn L, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Incidence of and risk factors for transferring cancer patients from rehabilitation to acute care units. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87(8):647-53, 2008. PMID: 18645323.
23. Guo Y, Hainley S, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Azotemia in cancer patients during inpatient rehabilitation. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24(4):264-9, Aug-Sep, 8/2007. e-Pub 6/2007. PMID: 17601836.
24. Guo Y, Young BL, Hainley S, Palmer JL, Bruera E.. Evaluation and pharmacologic management of symptoms in cancer patients undergoing acute rehabilitation in a comprehensive cancer center. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:891-5, 2007. PMID: 17601470.
25. Guo Y, LeDay-Jacobs C, Palmer JL, Bruera E.. Psychosocial assessment of patients who have undergone inpatient cancer rehabilitation. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:196-201, 2007. PMID: 17601843.
26. Guo Y, Palmer JL, Shen L, Kaur G, Willey J, Zhang T, Bruera E, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL. Bowel and bladder continence, wound healing, and functional outcomes in patients who underwent sacrectomy. J Neurosurg Spine 3:106-10, 8/2005. PMID: 16370299.
27. Guo Y, Palmer JL, Kaur G, Hainley S, Young B, Bruera E. Nutritional status of cancer patients and its relationship to function in an inpatient rehabilitation setting. Support Care Cancer 13:169-75, 3/2005. PMID: 15580364.
28. Guo ,Y, Persyn L, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Risk Factors for Medical Complications During Cancer Rehabilitation. Support Care Cancer 13:478, 2005.
29. Guo Y, Shin K. Unique use of botulinum toxin to decrease adductor tone and allow surgical excision of vulvar carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer 14(1):100-3, 2004. PMID: 14764036.
30. Guo Y, Young B, Palmer JL, Mun Y, Bruera E. Prognostic factors for survival in metastatic spinal cord compression: a retrospective study in a rehabilitation setting. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82(9):665-8, 9/2003. PMID: 12960907.
31. Guo Y, Shanti BF, Lehmann SD, Bruera E. Use of a prone transfer technique in patients with severe hip-flexion restrictions: A case series. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:912-4, 6/2003. PMID: 12808549.
32. Guo Y, Collaco CR, Bruera E. Heterotopic ossification in critical illness and cancer: a report of 2 cases. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83(6):855-9, 6/2002. PMID: 12048667.
33. Guo Y, Chiou-Tan FY. Radial nerve injuries from gunshot wounds and other trauma: comparison of electrodiagnostic findings. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81(3):207-11, 3/2002. PMID: 11989518.
34. Guo Y, Yadav R. Improving the Patient’s Function after Total Sacrectomy Using a Lumbar-Sacral Corset: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81((1)):72-6, 2002. PMID: 11807338.
35. Munster AM, Xiao GX, Guo Y, Wong LA, Winchurch RA. Control of endotoxemia in burn patients by use of polymyxin B. J Burn Care Rehabil 10(4):327-30, 7/1989. PMID: 2551907.

Invited Articles

1. Guo Y, Shin K. Rehabilitation needs of cancer patients. Critical Reviews in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 17:83-99, 2005.
2. Guo Y. Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Pain Patients. 5th Vital Sign” The Houston VAMC Pain Management Newsletter 1(2):2, 2001.

Abstracts

1. Megan Nelson, J. Lynn Palmer, Jack Brian Fu, Janet L. Williams, Rajesh R. Yadav and Ying Guo. Effect of hyponatremia on cancer patients' in-patient rehabilitation length of stay. Journal of Clinical Oncology 31:e20626(20S), 5/2013.
2. Y. Guo, J. L. Palmer, A. Forman, S. R. Dakhil, M. R. Velasco, M. Weiss, P. Gilman, G. M. Mills, S. J. Noga, C. Eng, M. J. Overman and M. Fisch. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of oral alpha lipoic acid to prevent platinum-induced polyneuropathy. Journal of Clinical Oncology 29(15S-9010):552s, 5/2011.
3. Hainley S, Guo Y. Understanding the Nurse's Perception of What Is Important for Them to Contribute to the Multidisciplinary Cancer Rehabilitation Team Weekly Conference. PM&R Journal 2(9S):S155, 11/2010.
4. E. Bruera, V. Valero, W. Breitbart, Y. Guo, J. L. Palmer, M. Z. Cohen, C. Scott and M. B. Lake. A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of methylphenidate for fatigue in patients with advanced cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 28:TPS321(15S), 5/2010.
5. Guo Y, Bruera E. Risk Factors for Medical Complications During Cancer Rehabilitation. Support Care Cancer 16:478, 2008.
6. Guo, Y, Persyn L, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Risk factors for medical complications during cancer rehabilitation. Support Care in Cancer 13:747-748, 2005.
7. Guo, Y, Young B, Hainley S, Palmer JL, Bruera E. Symptoms and management of symptoms in cancer patients who underwent acute inpatient rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Oncology 23((16S):8059):743, 2005.

Book Chapters

1. Guo Y. Asthenia. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 47-48, 2013.
2. Guo Y. Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 49-50, 2013.
3. Guo Y. Chemotherapy: Peripheral Neuropathy. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 55-56, 2013.
4. Guo Y. Cranial Nerve XI Injury Associated with Radical Neck Dissection. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 60-61, 2013.
5. Guo Y. Gout. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 78-79, 2013.
6. Guo Y. Mastectomy: Reconstruction Concerns. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 89-90, 2013.
7. Guo Y. Mastectomy: Treatment Complications. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 91-92, 2013.
8. Guo Y. Nontraditional Treatments: Acupuncture. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 144, 2013.
9. Guo Y. Plexopathy: Brachial. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 106-107, 2013.
10. Guo Y. Plexopathy: Lumbosacral. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 108-109, 2013.
11. Guo Y. Steroid Myopathy. In: Cancer Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series). Ed(s) KY Shin. Demos Medical Publishing, 130-131, 2013.
12. Yadav R, Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen B. Cancer Rehabilitation. In: Medical Care of Cancer Patients. Ed(s) Yeung SJ, Escalante CP, Gagel RF. BC Decker: New York, 563-570, 2009.
13. Guo Y, Truong AN. Rehabilitation of Patients with Breast Cancer. In: M. D. Anderson Cancer Care Series, Breast Cancer, 2nd. Ed(s) Hunt KK, Robb GL, Strom EA, Ueno NT. Springer: New York, 485-504, 2008.
14. Guo Y, Konzen B. Lymphedema. The assessment and management of lymphedema. In: Textbook of Palliative Medicine. 83. Ed(s) Bruera E, Higginson I, Ripamonti C, von Gunten C. Hodder Arnold: London, 787-96, 2006.
15. Gillis, T, Yadav R, Guo Y. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neurological Tumors and Tumor-Related Disabilities. In: Cancer in the Nervous System. 22. Oxford University Press, 470-92, 2002.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: A Phase II Pilot Study Examining the Role of Fermented Soy Dietary Supplement for Improving Cancer-Associated Anorexia and Cachexia: New Therapeutic Opportunities in Cancer Reserach, Haelan Products, Inc.
Funding Source: Haelan Products Inc
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 10/1/2007
 
Title: Prevention of Cisplatin- or Oxaliplatin-Induced Peripheral
Funding Source: CCOP/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 1/1/2004

Last updated: 7/7/2015