Douglas A. Li, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology
Primary Location
Westwood Pediatrics
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 265
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-206-3772

About

Dr. Li graduated from Northwestern University in 2003 with a BA in Psychology. Afterwards, he attended medical school at Wake Forest University, graduating in 2007. He completed a residency in general pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles in 2010 and a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles in 2013. He joined the faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA in 2013 and is currently as Associate Clinical Professor.

Dr. Li cares for all pulmonary patients, and has a special interest in the care of children with complex and chronic pulmonary issues, including cystic fibrosis, home mechanical ventilator, neuromuscular disease, and bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

In addition to caring for patients directly, he is the Director of the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital Pediatric and Adult CF Center, Director of the UCLA Multidisciplinary Children's Lung Disease Clinic, and Clinical Director for the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Pediatric Pulmonology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2013

Residency

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2010

Internship

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 2008

Degree

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, MD, 2007

Recognition

  • Southern California Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2013, 2014, 2015

Hospital Affiliations

Videos

Profile
Meet Douglas A. Li, MD
Cystic Fibrosis: Caring for Your Lungs at Home with Medications
Respiratory Care of Neuromuscular Disease

Research

Interests

  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis

In the News

CF Great Strides Participation
CF Clinical Symposium

Lectures

  • UCLA Resident Case Conference: "Pulmonary Care of Neuromuscular Disease" April 6, 2020
  • UCLA Cystic Fibrosis Symposium: "CFTR Modulators: New Horizons" February 22, 2020.
  • UCLA Resident Case Conference: "Management of a Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Exacerbation" January 13, 2020
  • UCLA Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: "Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies," July 1, 2019
  • UCLA Cystic Fibrosis Educational Symposium. "CFTR Modulators," March 23, 2019.
  • UCLA Pediatrics Grand Rounds. "The Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis: New Directions," March 15, 2019.
  • UCLA Resident Case Conference: "Care of Spinal Muscular Atrophy" February 27, 2019
  • UCLA Pediatric Infectious Disease Core Lecture Series "CF and Infection," July 31, 2018
  • UCLA Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: "Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies," July 13, 2018
  • UCLA Resident Case Conference: "Neuromuscular Disease" February 20, 2018
  • UCLA Cystic Fibrosis Symposium. "Emerging Therapies in Cystic Fibrosis,"October 23, 2017.
  • UCLA Pediatrics Grand Rounds. "Respiratory Care of Neuromuscular Disease," August 25, 2017.
  • Providence St. John's Pediatrics Grand Rounds: "Respiratory Care of Neuromuscular Disease," August 10, 2017.
  • Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: "Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies," July 3, 2017
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Core Lecture: "Nutritional Management for Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Pancreatic Insufficiency" May 21, 2017.
  • Nursing Level 1 Respiratory Class: “Chronic Assisted Ventilation,” March 6, 2017
  • Resident Noon Lectures: “Reflux and Aspiration in Pediatrics,” February 17, 2017
  • Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: “Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies,” July 1, 2016
  • Resident Noon Lecture: “Respiratory Complications of Down Syndrome,” June 21, 2016
  • Nursing Level 1 Respiratory Class: “Chronic Assisted Ventilation,” March 30, 2016
  • Neonatology Topics Conference: “Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy,” February 23, 2016
  • Resident Noon Lectures: “Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing,” June 22, 2015
  • Pediatric Performance Improvement. “Congenital Lobar Emphysema,” February 25, 2015
  • Faculty Development, Division of Hospitalist Medicine. “Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy,” December 17, 2014
  • Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: “Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies,” July 16, 2014
  • Resident PGY2 Orientation Lectures: “Inpatient Pulmonary Emergencies,” July 2, 2014
  • Santa Monica Hospital Pediatrics Performance Improvement Meeting. “Initial Care of the Asthma Exacerbation,” June 3, 2014
  • Nursing Level 1 Respiratory Class: “Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy,” April 23, 2014
  • Nursing Level 1 Respiratory Class: “Chronic Assisted Ventilation,” April 23, 2014
  • Resident Noon Lectures: “Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy,” April 2, 2014

Awards

  • Southern California Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2013, 2014, 2015