Alyssa Huang, MD

Alyssa Huang, MD


"As a pediatric endocrinologist, I have dedicated my life to advocating for well-being of all children and adolescents. It is truly an honor to be a part of a child's care and help them develop and grow. I am grateful to all the wonderful patients and families for whom I have had the opportunity to be a part of their medical care. They have helped me grow as a physician and a human being. It truly takes a village to care for any child and I look forward to being a part of your medical team! "
  • Biography

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Endocrinology


    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

    Clinical Interests

    Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

    Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Growth and Pubertal Development

    Neuro-Endocrinology / Neuro-Oncology 

    Thyroid Disease

    Research Description

    Dr. Huang joined the Schur Lab in 2021 to pursue her research interests in understanding the complex relationship between the brain, feeding behavior and development of obesity and diabetes in children and adolescents. She was awarded the Diabetes Research Center Pilot and Feasibility award in 2021 to study hypothalamic changes in youth with type 1 diabetes. She recently was accepted to the Seattle Children’s Clinical Research Scholar Program to complete a pilot study aimed at assessing the association between hypothalamic changes in youth with obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

    Research Focus Area

    Diabetes, Neuroimaging, Obesity

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