Wendy W. Ho, MD

Wendy W. Ho, MD

Primary Location
Westwood Digestive Diseases
100 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90024


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’s 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.

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. Of note, Dr. Ho was awarded the distinction of Super Doctors Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017; Super Doctors in 2020 and 2021; Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors 2020, 2021 and 2022


Medical Board Certification

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2005


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2003


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

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


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


  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine - 2021, 2020
  • Super Doctors® - 2022, 2021, 2020
  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Star - 2017, 2016, 2015