Dr. Cheng-Wei Huang

Cheng-Wei Huang, MD

Clinician Investigator

Hospital Medicine

Los Angeles Medical Center



Dr. Cheng-Wei Huang is a hospitalist and clinical researcher at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. He is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Huang began a 2-year appointment in the Southern California Permanente Medical Group Clinician Investigator Program in 2024. His research aims to evaluate whether various interventions and parameters, such as guideline-directed medical therapy, coronary artery disease testing, and heart rate, are associated with improved outcomes among patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. His most recent project evaluated whether similar interventions were associated with post-discharge outcomes among patients hospitalized with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

Dr. Huang also serves as the associate program director of the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles


Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency program and as the co-director of the Internal Medicine Research Track.

Areas of Focus

  • Hospital medicine
  • Peri-discharge decision making
  • Post-discharge outcomes
  • Heart failure


Residency, Internal Medicine
Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, Vermont

Honors and Awards

Fellowship, American College of Physicians
Q2 2020 Star Award for Collaboration, KP Los Angeles Medical Center
Most Outstanding Graduate Award, KP Los Angeles Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency
KP Los Angeles Medical Center 19th Annual House Staff Abstract Competition, Second Place Award