Dr. Shirley Huang, MD

Dr. Shirley Huang, MD

Obesity Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Shirley Huang, MD is an obesity medicine specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 2000 and specializes in obesity medicine, pediatrics, and more.Read her story

23 Sunnybrook Rd Ste 200

Raleigh, NC 27610

Contact Information

(919) 235-6439

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Huang's Experience

Dr. Huang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obesity Medicine
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Huang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Huang "Dr. Huang is board-certified in obesity medicine, nutrition, and pediatrics with expertise in pediatric weight and lipid management She is the Associate Medical Director of WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Weight Management and also sees patients in the Pediatric Lipid Clinic. After graduating from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Dr. Huang continued her training by completing a residency in general pediatrics at UNC at Chapel Hill and a clinical and postdoctoral research fellowship in nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She also has had extensive training and experience in program development and nutrition leadership. Dr. Huang previously served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Attending Physician in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. During her tenure there, she was the Founding Medical Director of the Healthy Weight Program, and the Program Director of the Nutrition Fellowship Program. She has shared her knowledge and expertise with the medical community at numerous conferences across the country, by teaching and mentoring students and trainees, and through research publications. In her time away from work, Dr. Huang enjoys traveling, the outdoors, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her husband and two children."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Huang "Dr. Huang's philosophy is to empower children and their families to live a healthy lifestyle."

3  Specialties

  • Obesity Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

2  Conditions Treated

  • Lipid Disorders
  • Pediatric Obesity

3  Procedures

  • Exercise Counseling
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Weight Loss Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huang's Reviews

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Dr. Huang's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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