Joo Ha Hwang M.D., Ph.D.

Joo Ha Hwang M.D., Ph.D.

Bio

Dr. Joo Ha Hwang is a UW associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology. He specializes in diagnosis and management of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Provide the best possible care to every patient.

Clinical Interests

Engineering applications to improve medical care

Research Interests

  • Treatment of pancreatic cancer with high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)
  • Applications of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in gastroenterology
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic applications of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)
  • Evaluation of new endoscopic technology
  • Methods and devices for transgastric surgery

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Chicago Pritzker Sch of MedMedical education1997
UW - Division of GastroenterologyFellowship
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternship
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1997

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Internal MedicineGastroenterology2005
Dr. Joo Ha Hwang is a UW associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology. He specializes in diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers, Barrett's esophagus and diseases of the pancreas. He performs endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopy, using advanced imaging techniques including confocal microscopy. He also provides standard diagnostic testing, such as upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures.

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