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Shirley Huang, MD

Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Weight Management
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Office Location
Pediatric Weight Management - East Raleigh
23 Sunnybrook Road
WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Office Location
Pediatric Weight Management - Apex
120 Healthplex Way
WakeMed Apex Healthplex, Suite 301
Apex, NC 27502
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Undergraduate Degree
Cornell University (Nutritional Sciences)
Medical School
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (General Pediatrics)
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Philadelphia, PA (Nutrition)
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
American Board of Obesity Medicine
Professional Memberships
Member, The Obesity Society
Member, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Past Director, American Board of Obesity Medicine
ChopChop Magazine (Member, Nutrition Advisory Board, ChopChop Magazine, Kid2Kid, Inc. Watertown, MA)
NBC News Education Nation's Parent Toolkit (Nutrition Expert)

Dr. Huang is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices with expertise in pediatric weight and lipid management. She serves as the associate medical director for Pediatric Weight Management as well as the primary physician for the Pediatric Lipid Program.

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.

Read Dr. Huang's latest blog post related to high cholesterol in children.

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