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Emily Whang, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Primary Location
Westwood Pediatrics
200 Medical Plaza
265
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-206-0203

About

Dr. Emily Whang is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at UCLA. After earning a B.S. in Biology from UC San Diego, Dr. Whang attended medical school in California at Loma Linday University. She remained at Loma Linda University Medical Center for her pediatric gastroenterology, then returned to UCLA for a gastroenterology fellowship. Dr. Whang is board-certified in pediatric gastroenterology and general pediatrics.

Dr. Whang is actively involved in cholesterol metabolism research in the Tontonoz Lab. She has been funded by the Children's Discovery Institute and received the Junior Faculty Career Development Award. Through her ongoing work, she is studying changes in cholesterol metabolism following bariatric surgery.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2017
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2017

Residency

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2014

Internship

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2012

Degree

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, MD, 2011

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Research

Interests

  • Transplant Immunology