Dr. Katherine Hwu, MD

Dr. Katherine Hwu, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Katherine Hwu, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

6701 Fannin St Fl 11

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(832) 822-2778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hwu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Type 1
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Dr. Hwu treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Hwu treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
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Dr. Hwu treats Thyroid Disease more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Hwu treats this condition more than 60% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwu treats Hypothyroidism more than 42% of her peers

Dr. Hwu treats this condition more than 42% of her peers

Dr. Hwu's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Pediatric Obesity
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Precocious Puberty
Retina Diseases
Short Stature
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Katherine Hwu, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Education

  • 1993
    Tex Chldns Hospital Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1990
    Tex Chldns Hospital Baylor
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Tex Chldns Hospital Baylor
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

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