Wendy W. Ho, MD
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Wendy W. Ho, MD

  • Gastroenterology
Average rating: 4.9
| 73 ratings
 
Westwood Digestive Diseases | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 345, Los Angeles, CA 90024

About

Dr. Ho received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and earned her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was awarded the Dean’s Recognition Award. She completed both her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. During fellowship training, she also earned a master of public health degree at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she did research in colorectal cancer. Dr. Ho joined the UCLA faculty in 2008 as a clinician educator, where she specializes in seeing gastroenterology patients. She is currently a UCLA Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Ho has a special interest in genetic colorectal cancer syndromes such as Lynch Syndrome and colorectal cancer screening. She is board certified in gastroenterology and also sees patients with esophageal disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, colorectal disorders, functional bowel disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, and performs colonoscopy and upper endoscopy.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

Fellowship

Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008

Residency

Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2005

Internship

Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2003

Degree

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University, 2002

Recognitions

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Medical Services

Videos

Colon Cancer Screening in High-risk Individuals
Colorectal Cancer Screening (2014)
Colorectal Cancer Screening (2016)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Recognitions

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2024
  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2020-2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine2020-2023
  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Star, 2015-2018
  • Top Doctors, Pasadena Magazine, 2021-2023